Julia Child was born on this day in 1912. She died in 2004, just a couple of days shy of her 92nd birthday. I think she was a fascinating woman and I find her quite inspirational. While reading about … Continue reading
http://www.npr.org/2011/08/11/139085843/your-picks-top-100-science-fiction-fantasy-books National Public Radio posted their list of the 100 best science fiction and fantasy books. They took nominations and then 60,000 people voted for their favorites. The resulting list is pretty good, though of course I think there are … Continue reading
One of the things that I have become much better at since I’ve discovered the world of Skepticism is thinking critically. I was never someone who believed everything I read, but I wasn’t as analytical as I should have been. … Continue reading
I know the blog’s been heavy on the astronomy news lately, but a lot of interesting things have been happening. Just in the past couple days, NASA announced evidence that points to flowing water on Mars, there was a massive … Continue reading
Yesterday NASA released this photo of Vesta, one of the largest asteroids in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Vesta is about 300 miles across and this picture was taken from 3,000 miles away. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft was launched in September 2007 … Continue reading
Every morning after I check my email and skim the news headlines, I go to these five websites. I’ve written about most of them before, but thought I’d combine them in one post to make it easier to check them … Continue reading
Just a reminder that summer is not all sweat and misery.