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1 Dec 2005: Happy Blog Against Racism Day!
Politics: anti-racism, blog carnivals, racism · 4 comments
... about it. All the cool kids are hanging out: at Blog Against Racism HQ or at the Tuesday afternoon tectonophysics poster session. I ...
Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... really understand with the upshot that it helps protect against oxidative stress (which is what made "antioxidants" into a health food ...
2 Jul 2013: Red Elderberry Juice
Food: Adoxaceae, kale, red elderberries, toxicity · 2 comments
... to make sure they got all the seeds. Other precautions against getting sick included eating salmon afterwards and drinking extra ...
Politics, Science: · 8 comments
... about this case. But there's only so much you can do against a pile of unreinforced masonry so this would not have saved ...
19 Jul 2012: Coconut milk jam
Food: Arecaceae, jam, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... to fuck that the pectin will stabilize the emulsion against the heat of canning and the time spent on the shelf. Update: So, ...
26 May 2009: How Gay Marriage Causes Earthquakes
Politics, Whimsy: California ballot propositions, California politics, lgbt, Love waves, marriage · 38 comments
This morning, the California Supreme Court will announce its decision on whether or not a slim 50% majority can amend the state constitution in order to specifically deny a previously-recognized constitutional right. It will also determine the fate of the ...
31 Dec 2008: Geological Predictions for 2009
Aimless: · 13 comments
... the puzzle - but not their interpersonal problems! - against a backdrop of scantily clad surfers. Geobiologists discover that ...
30 Dec 2008: Cell Phones Make You Drive More
Aimless: · 3 comments
... cell phone possession, and I am definitely ineffective against flakes. Any ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... enrolment to the apathetic even). Non-Electoral Violence Against Women Unmana tells us the story of an adventure: By then we were near ...
6 Sep 2008: You Know You’re Marrying a Geologist When…
Aimless: · 22 comments
... asking if you've tried licking it She asks you to rub it against your teeth You honeymoon in Hawai'i without ever seeing the beach... ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... interesting about it, but no. I'm stuck banging my head against the simplest level of race/gender/etc. analysis available, because it ...
Aimless: · 11 comments
... from side to side - mortar doesn't put up much of a fight against this kind of motion, and as soon as one layer of mortar gives way, ...
16 Apr 2008: RIP Ed Lorenz
Aimless: · 4 comments
... every field of study have been banging their heads against this fact in utter frustration for the past 45 years. Quoting from an ...
Links: · 3 comments
... surprised that it's not a story about a woman who triumphs against the forces of oppression: On one hand, it's exciting to realize that ...
4 Mar 2008: Oops! I’m Perjured Again
Aimless: · 7 comments
... States and the Constitution of the State of California against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and ... as important as human life and will not bear arms against its enemies. But I figured that all of the terms in the oath were vague ...
14 Feb 2008: The Union Bogeyman
Aimless: · 15 comments
... other reasons. Sometimes, though, I think people who argue against grad student unionization must be living on another planet ...
13 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... cladistics - what will they think of next? 40th Carnival Against Sexual Violence -- no theme for this one. Um, except the "against sexual violence" thing, which sort of counts as a ...
27 Jan 2008: Meme Time
Personal, Whimsy: memes, monkeys, national pie day, pie, writing · 5 comments
... pie, brought a blueberry pie, so it was three blueberries against my lone durian. The durian, of course, lost by a landslide. Below ...
26 Oct 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: Panspermia?
Human Fuzzies, Science: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, meteorites, panspermia · 2 comments
Alas, A Blog linked to this BBC report of a wacky space experiment: Transformed into the size of bowler hat, [a rock] was then attached to the side of the European Space Agency's Foton M3 mission, which launched from Kazakhstan last month. Professor ...
28 Sep 2007: Friday iTunes iChing: UC TA Strike
Politics: academia, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, labor unions · no comments
... how hard it hurts when we fall We lean another ladder against the wrong wall It's not that I don't have explicitly political ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... of women in science, "HR issues" and discrimination against female scientists, and the influence of gender and gender stereotypes ...
24 Jul 2007: Summer Doldrum Linky Fun
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, Danish, death penalty, funny, youtube · 5 comments
... stating that they were pressured by police into testifying against Davis. The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has granted a stay of ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... the NSF's, you will eventually find yourself competing against proposals that didn't have a weirdo on the panel, or didn't trigger the ... means that adding more reviewers is not a good defense against the political nature of the process. This particular fellowship was ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... of recommendation for women/minorities, maybe check them against the ones you've previously written for white men, and make sure they ...
12 Oct 2006: Seismograms from North Korea
Politics, Science: earthquakes, nuclear weapons, seismograms · 4 comments
... Earthquakes happen when two pieces of rock slide against each other; they generate both push-pull and side-to-side waves. ...
3 Oct 2006: Well I Never
Links, Politics, Science: feminism, sexism, women in science · 5 comments
... mean bias against women in science is the product of deep-rooted misogyny going back for ...
16 Aug 2006: Oh That Wacky Internet
Links, Science: blog carnivals, Hans Island, Pluto, transphobia · 9 comments
... Feminists #21, Tangled Bank #60, and then there's Carnival Against Sexual Violence #5 and The Scian Melt #20 which were actually out ...
15 Aug 2006: Joe Jonah Euclid and the End of the World
Human Fuzzies: Berzerkeley, crackpots · 2 comments
... telling women that we cannot use Spellcraft to Fight Back against the Powerfull Pseudochristians(Patriarchy). One Woman said "No." I ...
27 Jun 2006: Blissfully Unaware of my Peril
Human Fuzzies, Politics: evolutionary psychology, marriage, wedding-industrial complex · 8 comments
... do shots from?" or "Do I need to get separate insurance against the damage my drunken guests will assuredly do to your building?" So ... variety and freedom of choice for the protection of a male against other males. If I only had a convenient generator, the power ...
16 Apr 2006: Hello world!
Meta: anonymity, Internet branding, pseudonymity · 12 comments
... a grad student yet! Anything I write can and will be used against me by senior academics, who are conventionally considered to be petty, ... the blog revolution. For that matter, it might be used against me in a court of academia by people who are hip to the blogosphere, but ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... demands patriarchy places on them; gay-bashing is a crime against men who dare to be unmasculine. And lots of people use it as an ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... won't be participating in Blog Against Sexism Day, because I need no such kicks in the pants to rail against the form of oppression that happens to affect me most. But I'm looking ... shit, well, correlation and causation, isn't it? Arguments against that tradition's ideas are not persuasive arguments against the words ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... of 'whites' as anything other but the innocent norm against which all people of color fall short, is greeted with the same sense of ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... score. Phew. Two Probably my favorite post from Blog Against Racism Day (not that I read more than a small fraction of 'em) is from ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... later. This week, we initiated termination proceedings against two members who've fallen far behind on their workshift obligations. ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... Race December 1 is Blog Against Racism Day, for the sensible reason that: Discussion of racism is ... having a child that screws girls over: it's the stigma against having kids, the total lack of social support, the "you made your bed, ...
1 Nov 2005: Plebiscite Time Is Fun Time
Politics: abortion, California ballot propositions, co-op living, MediCal, teacher tenure · 9 comments
... actual ropes, instead of metaphorical legal ropes, I'm against it. Rating: C My vote: No Prop. 77: Redistricting I'm guessing, ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... everywhere, in bright purple clumps, really astounding against the dull gray basalt. Oddly, there were no pink lupines blooming in ...
12 Jul 2005: Another Tale From The Dreamtime…
Whimsy: dreams, guest posts · no comments
... teen-Marg Helgenberger entwined with her new boyfriend against a nearby wall (so I proceeded to try to ignore her in an approximation ...
8 Jun 2005: I am the Prince of the Air
Meta: hotlink protection, hotlinkers, persecuted Christians, satanism · 10 comments
... communication centers in their place. Our war is never against flesh and blood. I am only surprised that this does not happen more ...
Personal, Politics: advertising, craigslist, feminism, feminisms, racism, sexism, the Ur-Oppression, torture · 6 comments
... community sit down and listen respectfully to an argument against Aunt Jemima? Perhaps I'm just cynical - I can't even remember the last ...
27 Apr 2005: H.R. 902, Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005
Politics: Congressional shenanigans, money · 7 comments
... business, 6 (count 'em, SIX) Representatives voted against H.R. 902, the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005. My heart belongs to ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... even flat-out sexist. You'd think that fighting against one form of oppression would lead one to recognize others, but for some ...
4 Apr 2005: Links to Daylight’s Rescue
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: concert bands, Holst, labor unions, Taco Bell, workers rights · 2 comments
... argues that [i]f blogs can organize a boycott against Sinclair Communications, and can play an important role in pushing back against efforts to destroy Social Security, then they can certainly do something to help fight against this. - which is a pretty fuckin' ginormous "if". I don't expect blogs ...
23 Mar 2005: Where Are All the Earth Science Bloggers?
Links, Science: geoblogosphere · 32 comments
... nature of the blogosphere? Or are we being discriminated against by our colleagues in physics and biology? The following are all the ...
23 Feb 2005: What I’m Reading Tonight
Links, Politics: Caltech, endorsements, feminisms, local elections, Pasadena, political tactics · 7 comments
... the administration." Unfortunately for him, he's running against incumbent Susan Kane, who lists her occupation as "research scientist" ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... very effective. Particularly not when they're stacked up against the sense of entitlement some men feel to "their" women. Starting a ...
18 Jan 2005: Courtesy and Capitalization
Human Fuzzies: grammar, writing · 19 comments
... are not. Responding to, say, bell hooks's argument against the orthographic standard with a snippy insistence that individuals ...
17 Dec 2004: Pink
Politics: cars, colors, gender · no comments
... they're reconfiguring the muffler so it doesn't scrape against the brake line and cause leaks every two months. I'm being nickled and ...
20 Nov 2004: Abortion Post Alpha
Politics: abortion, ethics, organ donation · 22 comments
... preserving abortion rights should be carefully weighed against preserving the constitutionality of the New Deal just makes me break ... we grant to fetal life, it needs to be counterbalanced against the moral/legal weight we grant to bodily integrity and individual ...
31 Oct 2004: Sample Ballot II: Initiatives Ahoy!
Politics: · 2 comments
... it happens in the form of lawyers. That's why we have laws against filing frivolous lawsuits, and a professional code of ethics for ... just don't have the budget to put together a complex case against, say, an environmental offender - and by the time someone has standing ...
29 Sep 2004: Moral Leadership A La Dennis Hastert
Politics: · 1 comment
... seems at this point that voting against the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Reform Act would be political ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... a metablogging series; Part 1 includes a satisfying rant against the necessity of continually explaining one's fundamental premises to ... heavy doors to close. Blogs don't have such ready barriers against the trolling masses, but nevertheless some are safer spaces than ...
26 Aug 2004: Broken Pipes and the Electoral College
Politics: · 4 comments
... dazzling plays in the field - and not just smack home runs against second-best pitchers. A presidential candidate worthy of office, by the ...
13 Aug 2004: I Smell a Thesis
Science: · 1 comment
... eccentric web design is generally not to be counted against a geologist's professional gravitas. However, I don't find the article ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: · 5 comments
... circles. Fair 'nuf, but be forewarned that I'm working against my instincts here. Right now, my instincts are telling me to keep ...
30 Apr 2004: Begging the Oxymoron
Human Fuzzies: languages, whorfianism · no comments
... schtick has been so overdone that you must defend yourself against strawmen springing up from its corpse. The L.A. Times needs some ...
19 Apr 2004: Crackpot Internet Scientist of the Week
Links: crackpots, electromagnetism · 4 comments
... to talk about, like: Q: How can a fridge magnet cling against gravity endlessly without draining a power source? A: It can't ... ...
18 Apr 2004: Meme, I Give In
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: · 5 comments
... lazily stretching out my hand to have my fingertips brush against Gravity's Rainbow or Wallace Stevens or even a smartly utilitarian ...
25 Mar 2004: Pasadena: My Neighbors Have Nice Flowers
Human Fuzzies: intellectual elitism, Pasadena, urban planning, urban sprawl · 1 comment
... the virtues of roses and herbs. You can't defend a city against a charge of distasteful urban experience by playing up a tiny handful ...
16 Mar 2004: Spain, Appeasement and Multilateralism
Politics: · 2 comments
... considered. Much of the Spanish population was firmly against the war in Iraq even before Madrid; also, an American vote shortly ...
20 Feb 2004: Someone’s Trolling My Bridge
Meta: fan mail · no comments
... too. I would like to use this opportunity to crusade against royalty who wear modern business attire. It should be intuitively ...
22 Aug 2003: But You Still Have Two Kidneys, Scott!
Politics: California politics, criminals, media politics, organ donation, political tactics · 2 comments
... donation - a nice pet issue, one that is hard to argue against without being a jerk-o religious nutcase (what? the god that made your ...
18 Jul 2003: See ya, Soul
Personal: · 5 comments
... and regional water boards, some expert testimony in suits against the sorts of people who ought to be sued. Come Monday, I'm'a be a ...
16 May 2003: Kkore 1: the Stack
Personal: · 4 comments
... went through, I get the title tomorrow!). I'm dead-set against those Calvin peeing stickers, and most of the slogan-stickers I see are ...
11 Sep 2002: New Moon Over Kentucky
Science: moons, planetary science · 2 comments
... the very moral fiber of society. I'm sure the Bible is against it, ...
6 May 2002: Holland Ain’t Kansas
Politics: Europe, obituaries · no comments
... with that sort of thing - who can run a smear campaign against a grieving widow(er)? I mean, aside from pointing out all the horrible ...
30 Mar 2002: Crying Baby Airlines
Personal: · 4 comments
... once. So, yeah, I'm back in California, ready to petition against my current academic ineligibility (they have a thing against part-time students, I think) and winch myself back up to where I feel ...
28 Feb 2002: god dammit
Meta: · no comments
... is strike one against effectivehost - though the order form confirmation heyhey claimed ...
26 Nov 2001: Unto the Breach!
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... a day for Dylan Thomas - it's quite easy to rage, rage against the dying of the light when the sun sets at 4:30 and it's been ...
6 Nov 2001: things about busses
Meta, Personal: boots, maps, weather · no comments
... display of the Scottish Pub, which is the window I lean against when I'm waiting for the bus to come take me home, had a little tourist ...
12 Oct 2001: Back in Copenhagen
Human Fuzzies: sandwiches, Scandinavia, smørrebrød · no comments
... must carefully balance the mushroom's earthy brown flavors against its stringy texture to see where it fits. With a little bit of ...
15 Sep 2001: Slugs
Personal, Whimsy: denmark, molluscs, museums · no comments
... losing its essential tang, and it pressed up gently against my blubbery chin. My odd slice of a mouth moved slowly, and though I ...
31 Aug 2001: bandwagon meme
Whimsy: · no comments
... I feel My watch, pressing into my wrist as it rests against the edge of the table. A bit of a rumble in my stomach as I digest the ...
24 Jul 2001: I’m a Poser
Personal: · 1 comment
... guru, but still look and act like a teenybopper. To be against capitalism, but still able to wear their favourite designer labels. To ...