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Food, Science: Apiaceae, birth control, hormones, peer-reviewed research, poison hemlock, poisonous lookalikes, wild carrot · 5 comments
... doctor and none of this is intended as medical advice for others. But given what I've just read, and given that I've got these ...
24 Feb 2013: Sunday Salad Report
Food, Personal: Apiaceae, Araliaceae, Asteraceae, basketry, Brassicaceae, Caryophyllaceae, diary, Lamiaceae, salad · 1 comment
... did not eat. I still haven't figured out why anyone bothers with henbit except as a famine food. The very beginning of spring is ...
11 Feb 2013: The Ethical Irrelevance of Killing Your Own Food
Food, Human Fuzzies: animal rights, empathy, ethics, rabbits · 10 comments
... is projecting the details of your own empathy-brain onto others and insisting that they must therefore act like you. People are ...
30 Dec 2012: Cooking with Douglas Fir
Food: Pinaceae, Pseudotsuga menziesii · 3 comments
... some taste more resinous, some are less delicious than others; the best way to find out is to start chewing. But don't put random ...
5 Feb 2009: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: Links · 3 comments
... or leave a comment on one of these noms posts if you want others to see it too - if you've written something I should read. Redoubt ... week. God's Volcano Project -- Awesome t-shirt. Others from the same site: Viva la Evolucion and Ask Me About Dinosaurs (via ...
27 Jan 2009: Academic Citation
Aimless: · 1 comment
... by explaining how it builds upon and differs from what others have done to address similar questions. Give proper credit to people who ... the reader that my result is consistent with others' results, and therefore it can be trusted. Making that all-important ...
Aimless: · 3 comments
... of geology. Seed Media Group, the ScienceBorg corporate mothership, has put up matching money for the past two years' challenges. I ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
... do NOT post them in the comments here, so as not taint others' responses. And if you are a woman who has left the academic science ...
12 Sep 2008: Attention Seattle (and everyone else)
Meta: · 9 comments
... and other geeky adventures courtesy the Seed Mothership. Here are the official contest rules. For those of you who do not ...
17 Jun 2008: Another Lusi Update
Aimless: · 4 comments
... of their technical experts: "Experts opinion, Davies and others, that concluded that the burst came from the drilling well is based on a ...
19 May 2008: I’d Like to Thank the Academy
Aimless: acknowledgments, gratitude, thanks, writing · 5 comments
... hen. That's funnier for some committee members than for others. My ability to actually write the acknowledgments is limited by the ...
5 May 2008: Tag Clouds for my Papers
Aimless: · 7 comments
... manga marzocchi mazzini mellors mud observed occur others passage period pressure processes relationship required response rupture ...
29 Apr 2008: Confessions of a Grad School
Aimless: · 25 comments
... I like to learn new things and explain them to others. I am largely indifferent to which things I am learning, exactly - or ...
6 Apr 2008: Giving the Lie: Blogs and Scientific Criticism
Aimless: · 10 comments
... a well-developed repertoire of ways to deny the truth of others' remarks without actually delivering a mentita and escalating the ...
11 Mar 2008: Jello Salad is a Weird Ethnic Food
Aimless: · 21 comments
... the main narrative thread of the history textbook, while others got the "diversity boxes". There is absolutely no ducking the fact that ...
4 Feb 2008: Why I Don’t Use the BPR3 Icon
Meta: · 14 comments
... original work by the post author -- while some quoting of others is acceptable, the majority of the post should be the author's own ...
18 Dec 2007: Grading Codes I Want to Give
Teaching: funny, grading, students say the darndest things · 1 comment
... are very unlikely to ever read. Plus, while no one bothers to pick up their old work after the semester is over, most people will ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... and proud about my paper citations as I am about helping others? Field Notes from an Evolutionary Psychologist has some study ...
20 Oct 2007: The Spinning Dancer and the Brain
Science: debunking, neuroscience, optical illusions · 77 comments
... - I shift my attention to her feet, or scroll up and down, others look at her hands or to her side. (I've also seen lots of people talk ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... terms of who has it and in terms of how it is perceived by others. I started grad school with a great deal of self-confidence, and though ...
30 Jan 2007: What’s the Good News of Geology?
Politics, Science: fund my research or San Francisco gets it, lay science, philosophy of science · 16 comments
... resource. Some oil deposits are cheaper to exploit than others; the amount of oil in the ground is not the only number we need in order ... tectonics. Some places are more hazardous than others, and we can do a pretty good (but not perfect) job of identifying ...
24 Oct 2006: Hawaii, the New York Times, and Triggered Seismicity
Science: earthquakes, Hawaii, lazy journalism · 9 comments
... article on the idea that one earthquake could trigger others, thousands of miles away. The real meat of the answer is hidden in the ...
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, role models · 7 comments
... forming culture: I contribute to culture as I would have others contribute, I enforce the social norms that I would have others enforce on me, etc. And I'm comfortable with the idea that this is a ...
25 Aug 2006: Tidbits
Links, Politics, Science: Caltech, ground water, Mars, Pluto · 15 comments
... (testing robots). All this fuss about Pluto, and no one bothers to remind us that it actually has 3 moons? Your domestic well water is ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... that she thinks we can change the way we are identified by others (though obviously she's welcome to correct me on this) - I think we just ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... "sex differences make women do better in some fields than others" to "women are inept at the subjects they are underrepresented in". But ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
Oh for pete's sake (via): Flipping his badge open, he said, "No, not with that shirt. You're protesting and you have to go." Beginning to get his drift, I said firmly, "Not before I finish my coffee." He insisted that I leave, but still not quit ...
Science: rock blogging, Sierra Nevada, stable isotopes · 6 comments
... mountain isn't anything to sneeze at, but considering that others have proposed a veritable rollercoaster ride - 2 km of uplift, followed ...
17 Jun 2006: Give Me That Old-Fashioned Heterosexual Privilege
Personal: Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, wedding-industrial complex · 11 comments
... Soriat [Tall and Handsome] - Värttinä (Seleniko) All others are graceful and handsome, but I am small and unsightly. I was made of ...
31 May 2006: WordPress Plugins
: · no comments
... written a few small plugins for WordPress, which I hope others will find useful. Unfortunately, I do not have time to provide tech ...
17 May 2006: Miss Manners vs. the Washington Post
Politics: miss manners, sexism, the walking uterus · 1 comment
... that people say these things [disaster stories] to mothers because they don't know what else to say. She recommends dropping the ... potential mother, saying "Congratulations" to expectant mothers, "How adorable!" to new mothers and, to the rest, "So -- how are the ...
22 Apr 2006: A Game
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: goofy analogies, Pablo Neruda · 2 comments
... children do to politicians ... Midwestern grandmothers do to Jello ... oil does to the American economy ... slumming yuppies ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... for beer, which motivates today's Oracle question: if it bothers you that your housemates don't replace the toilet paper roll, but you ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... really feminist. This use of the term is echoed by others: I totally agree that neither side of the libertine - anti-sex divide ...
3 Feb 2006: Friday iTunes iChing: Jurassic Utah Edition
Science: Friday random ten, impact structures, iTunes iChing, liquefaction, salt domes, Upheaval Dome · no comments
... unconformities, will be important - and iTunes claims that others are interested in the question ("En At Tygge På" = "one to chew on"). ...
27 Jan 2006: Friday Rock Blogging: Caliche
Science: rock blogging, sedimentary rocks, stable isotopes · 7 comments
... some people reserve the term for calcium carbonates, others don't care. Calcite is the commonest precipitate anyway. Then there are ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... think that white people fear the r-word because it "others" them, just as how race, others people of color. once their invisible markers of identity become ...
23 Nov 2005: Own Your Own Conditional Penultimate Paragraphs
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 2 comments
... Internet, but that's not what prompted this rant. What bothers me is the structure of the final two paragraphs. After thoroughly ...
16 Nov 2005: On Co-ops and Community
Human Fuzzies, Politics: co-ops, consensus, intentional community · 4 comments
... cracks and don't feel as much a part of the community as others. Plus, even though we're technically run by majority rule, we maintain a ...
28 Sep 2005: Hump Day a Lump a Dump Day
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: Hans Island, idiocy, kugel · no comments
... lui-mème wants your witty remarks, or your pointers to others' witty remarks, or both. [via Botany Photo of the Day] A totally ...
3 Sep 2005: The Red Cross Is the Military. Or Something.
Politics: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans · no comments
... presence would keep people from evacuating and encourage others to come into the city. Meanwhile, on Fox News of all ...
1 Sep 2005: Lookit Me I’m So Privileged
Personal: army corps of engineers, Atchafalaya, dams, levees, Mississippi River · 1 comment
... to the mighty Atchafalaya, in much the same way that others have a sentimental attachment to Hetch Hetchy - i.e., a completely ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... and some have been ruined by tacky souvenir shops whereas others are undergoing a vacation-home induced housing crisis! But anyway, I'm ...
3 Jun 2005: Mr. Clean on the Path to Anti-Feminism
Politics: capitalism sucks, domesticity, empowerfulness, funny · 16 comments
Via Feministe comes news that Mr. Clean is adopting the language of feminism: This spring and summer, Mr. Clean MagicReach is empowering women across America to free themselves from the tiresome task of household cleaning with the plea to Take Back Your ...
1 Jun 2005: Academic Insecurity Builds Character
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, brain in a jar, impostor syndrome · 6 comments
... also feel frustrated and apathetic and overwhelmed. Others (albeit mostly in the humanities) have written far more insightfully ...
25 May 2005: For the Record
Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... right. And I believe that you, yami, La Lubu, mythago, and others will disagree, possibly with a certain amount of indignation. I would be ...
18 May 2005: Defining Feminism: Once More, with Feeling
Politics: feminism, feminisms, marriage, peer pressure · 8 comments
... would've been sadly contaminated by the dullwittedness of others. So I'm posting it here. [F]eminism isn't all about choices. It's ...
9 May 2005: Deconstructing Teh Funnay
Politics: offensive humor, rhetorical tactics · 9 comments
... some of which rely on the reader's sexist assumptions, others of which invoke some kind of meta-ironic awareness of society's flaws or ...
27 Apr 2005: Defamation in the Congressional Record, hoorah!
Politics: abortion, Congressional shenanigans · 6 comments
... innocuous legislative amendment designed to exempt grandmothers and Greyhound drivers from liability for transporting a minor across ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... against one form of oppression would lead one to recognize others, but for some people it just doesn't work out that way. Feminists can ...
18 Apr 2005: Reading Material
Links: anger, environmentalism, gender, kittens, motherhood, pharmacists, theology · 12 comments
... of the day and night. I believe this is magnified with mothers, who are not only supposed to be Happy Smiling People constantly by ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... conversations are two things: a sense of entitlement to others' trust, and the idea that the disadvantaged should avoid expressing ... about both those things. It's important to legitimize others' anger, and to be considerate when expressing our own. The world is full ...
23 Feb 2005: What I’m Reading Tonight
Links, Politics: Caltech, endorsements, feminisms, local elections, Pasadena, political tactics · 7 comments
... in: What I'm suggesting is that in this case and many others, the absence of "common [ideological] ground" isn't a barrier to ...
14 Feb 2005: Fun with Creationist Plate Tectonics
Science: debunking, plate tectonics, young earthers · 11 comments
... would imply that the upper and lower mantles do not mix. Others think that the whole mantle is involved. [...] Regardless of the ...
7 Feb 2005: Monday Links to Stuff
Links: brain drain, Iowa, nerdy jokes · no comments
... that includes programmers as well as mathematicians and others. Second, Michael Silverstein has already used the word metapragmatic to ...
21 Dec 2004: Glædelig Jul
Meta: blog status updates, Christmas, weather · 1 comment
... in the Midwest or there will be consequences. Attn: All Others I'm off to Iowa and might or might not post until next year. Merry ...
2 Dec 2004: Thanksgiving Food Review
Food, Personal: cranberry sauce, pie, recipes, thanksgiving · 4 comments
... become for my social circle what Christmas is for so many others: a time to viciously compete with the memories of last year, ...
28 Oct 2004: Cause for Optimism
Politics: · 2 comments
... AFL-CIO, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and a few others are doing it better than they have before. Those liberal groups that ... the Sierra Club, the NAACP, Emily s List, MoveOn and 25 others are working together under the umbrella of a single coalition, ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... masses, but nevertheless some are safer spaces than others. Why? I'm thinkin' 'bout rhetorical strategies for gatekeeping in the ...
13 Sep 2004: No Vegetables for the Poor
Politics: classism, USDA, welfare · 2 comments
... teacher was a firm believer in the notion that poor mothers, if left to their own devices, would feed their children nothing but ...
5 Aug 2004: SUVs illegal in Pasadena
Politics: environmentalism, Pasadena, SUVs · 1 comment
... this one: 3-ton SUVs are illegal in my neighborhood (and others). I'm sure if they tried to enforce the ban, all the Hummer owners would ...
Human Fuzzies: · 1 comment
... time alone makes one a better companion to others." "The increasingly rapid pace of life today causes more problems than ...
13 Jul 2004: Memo to the Guy in the Escalade
Human Fuzzies, Personal: cars, driving, etiquette, SUVs · no comments
... the car behind you to parallel park at the pump wastes others' time and patience, and increases the risk of a minor ...
Whimsy: psychology, quizzes · no comments
... charismatic, and interesting. You may be too sensitive to others reactions, especially criticism. Your self-opinion and mood depends ...
22 Jun 2004: You Know You’re From Where You’re From When
Whimsy: jokes · 1 comment
... When: Your area experiences unusual weather. You, and others in your area, enjoy talking about the unusual weather. As a result of ... or burb, which is often misspelled and/or mispronounced by others. You've met one celebrity in your life, and it was a minor celebrity ...
13 May 2004: Life of the Mind
Politics: cultural criticism, intellectual elitism, intellectuals, unpaid work · 12 comments
... - it's already after bedtime. A quick note, though: only mothers are allowed to define themselves without reference to paid labor. Are ...
24 Feb 2004: Petty Consumer Activism
Politics: advertising, Food and Drug Administration, funny, open letters, sexism, soup · 6 comments
... specifically - and, I feel, unecessarily - directed to mothers. There is a social expectation that mothers will be the ones primarily responsible for their children's nutrition ...
10 Sep 2003: Epic Immuno-Suppressing Battles
Human Fuzzies: · 6 comments
... other - Kerouac is a hipster, Carl Sagan is a nerd - but others have taken up wildly waffled positions: technophilic hipster-nerds (Neil ...
23 Feb 2003: Thank You, Science
Links, Personal: · 2 comments
... This is something I've seen lots of introverts do, and it bothers me. We call ourselves introverts because talking to people who are new ...
22 Dec 2002: Twink
Personal: · 4 comments
... most beautiful things in my house were made by my grandmothers. When I'm home, and don't have too much else on my head, I can feel a ...
30 Sep 2002: Tree Punching
Personal, Teaching: academia, course scheduling · 3 comments
... make this interesting, but I know my parents will care and others of you might be very bored, so here's the schedule. Topics in ...
23 Aug 2002: Listen Up
Politics: · no comments
... how can I speak in ways that encourage me to listen to others, as well as encouraging others to listen to me? I'm beginning, a little, to answer that question, but ...
16 Jun 2002: The Odd Couple
Uncategorized: guest posts · 1 comment
... friends are coming. When it becomes messy enough to be bothersome, that's when you clean. Sometimes this takes a month; sometimes it ... time to clean (because if you couldn't, then it would be bothersomely messy), and you will end up cleaning far less often. I understand ...
14 May 2002: E-Mail Tips and Tricks
Whimsy: · no comments
... to your open-mindedness and your cautious nature toward others. Finally, while closing my eyes and asking the nazi archaeologist next ...
19 Mar 2002: But What About Time Cube?
Links: crackpots · no comments
... chaos. We feel that this picture along with hundreds of others that we have taken at a Quantum level substantiate Einstein's hypothesis ...
26 Jan 2002: Friday Five Four
Whimsy: · no comments
... Vomit. I get sympathy heaves. What smell do you like that others might consider weird? Skunk spray, in low concentrations. Also ...
28 Dec 2001: Night of the Living Dead Mall
Human Fuzzies, Politics: Iowa City, Lord of the Rings, urban sprawl · no comments
... don't need to repeat the same old glowing platitudes that others have already repeated, and I'm too tired to give a coherent, insightful ...
6 Dec 2001: I Biblioteket
Science: disasters, libraries, licorice, serendipitous discoveries · no comments
... and serendipitous discoveries, but some are better than others. I'm always drawn to the ones with shelves arranged in no logical order, ...
27 Sep 2001: good morning.
Links, Personal: · no comments
... fingerpaint, because none of them were connected to the others and yet they all were. Yeah. Anyway. If you're sick of wallowing in my ...
25 Sep 2001: nonsense words
Aimless: · no comments
... from their own blogs before examining the splinter in others. I, however, only gently prod other bloggers to notice problems which I ...
24 Jul 2001: I’m a Poser
Personal: · 1 comment
... the quality, if it can be called that, I deplore most in others is not conformity, but fakery. Your typical 'conformist' might eat in ...