Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Interesting new posts

  1. A nice view of the Helix nebula, aka the Eye of God. I'm going to try to track it down with my parents telescope when I visit in a few months.
  2. Last night, Republican Bobby Jindal complained about volcano monitoring in the new stimulus package. For some reason (i.e. he's the governor of Louisiana), he wasn't so upset with hurricane protection once upon a time.
  3. Is optimism genetic?
  4. I am sick of my friends constantly pointing out how great the Gibbon monkey is, just because they live a completely sexually free lifestyle. New research now suggests that they may not be self aware. Like so many people I know ...

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