Too many links! Here are some…
@ Rationally Speaking: Eliezer Yudkowsky on Bayes and science: what? and Honest and Decent Humans Should Oppose This Pope [apropos of which, see Deaf victim of sex abuse is suing pope, and going public with his story for the first time, and Why Pope can’t stand diversity and tolerance]
My friend Ian Musgrave discovered that Mercury has a tail
What happens if you criticise Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper anonymously because you are a public servant? They out you.
@ Not Exactly Rocket Science: Should science journalists take sides?
@ Austringer: Price of Misunderstanding? [On George Price]
@ Thoughts from Kansas: On dickishness
@ Ediacaran: Palaeoporn 18
@ Renaissance Mathematicus: Nicky, Jerry and Andy a story of Renaissance publishing
A classic paper: Evo-devo of digital reduction in amphibians
Lies, lies, lies: How a historian’s paper was misrepresented by the media
Exclusive: Former correspondent and editor explains the drop in quality of BBC’s climate coverage [Shocker: For 2011, BBC has “explicitly parked climate change in the category ‘Done That Already, Nothing New to Say’.”]
What Small Business™ actually means to the GOP. It means Very Big Business.
Robert Paul Wolff speaks truth to Harvard: HARVARD AND PERETZ
Icones Plantarum Rariorum – super cool botanical illustrations from the late 18thC.