Made it! For a while, there, blog reading just wasn’t happening and I was afraid we’d end up with a Los Links that was only five links long. I’m sorry I had to neglect you all in order to carve out the time, but when you see some of the delights I found for you, I suspect most will be forgiven.
I’m a Chordata! Urochordata!: Thanks, Steve, for helping SCIENCE!
Skeptoid: A Lesson in Treating Illness.
Respectful Insolence: Steve Jobs and pancreatic cancer, revisited.
The Wirecutter: Steve Jobs Was Always Kind To Me (Or, Regrets of An Asshole).
XKCD: Eternal Flame.
Occupy Wall Street
Tauntr: Occupy Sesame Street Gets Violent.
The Atlantic: An Obviously True Point About the NYPD Coward Cop.
Quest: GeoZeum: A Personal Museum of Geology.
Metageologist: Metamorphism: grade, zones, index minerals, and whisky.
Nature News: Secrets of the human genome disclosed.
Science Daily: Southern California’s Tectonic Plates Revealed in Detail.
Atomic-o-Licious: Why My Children Have a Better Chance at a STEM Career Than Yours.
Times Higher Education: Peers, review your actions.
Cocktail Party Physics: Love Among the Equations.
About: Green Minerals.
Guardian: Pass notes, No 3,052: The Fermilab Tevatron.
Culture of Science: Attention New York Times Readers: You Probably Do Not “Love” Your iPhone. Literally.
The Columbus Dispatch: Simple clam shell helps explain when mountains formed.
Brain Pickings: Maphead: Exploring the Mystery of Why Maps Sing to Us.
The Scicurious Brain: IgNobel Prize WINNER: The beetle and the beer bottle, a tragic love story.
Science Sushi: Social Media for Scientists Part 2: You Do Have Time.
Glacial Till: Meteorite Monday: Shock Vein Glory.
Scientific American: Tracing the Trickle-down in Roman Recycling.
Eruptions: The Flood Basalts of Mercury.
Scientific American: World’s Largest River Restoration Project Begins.
Dinosaur Tracking: What It’s Like Inside a Dinosaur.
Bad Astronomy: Gorgeous globular hides hundreds of rejuvenated stars.
Georneys: Geology Word of the Week: R is for Rutile.
Puff the Mutant Dragon: Sunrise in the Garden of Dreams.
GeoMika: Job Title: Field Geophysicist.
Scientific American: Islamic Artisans Constructed Exotic Nonrepeating Pattern 500 Years Before Mathematicians.
Annals of Spacetime: i can haz nobel pryz?
Scientific American: Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Trust in The Facts, Not Your Version of Them.
Clastic Detritus: The Joy of Going to the Library.
Surprising Science: The Invasive Species We Can Blame On Shakespeare.
IAG Planetary Geomorphology Working Group: Inflated Lava Flows on Earth and Mars.
The Landslide Blog: Geological evidence for a large landslide in Tenerife .
Scientific American: Molecules to Medicine: Clinical Trials for Beginners.
Not Exactly Rocket Science: Monkeys grab and feel virtual objects with thoughts alone (and what this means for the World Cup).
Agile: Reuse and recycle.
USGS: Postcards from the Field.
Writer Beware Blogs: The Agenda of “The Write Agenda”.
Deep-Sea News: Getting on the same page with Science Journalists.
A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing: Drink the Kool-Aid.
Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week: Authors versus publishers.
Patricia C. Wrede: Getting to know them.
Terrible Minds: 25 Things You Should Know About NaNoWriMo.
Lingua Franca: Mistakes Are Made (but Using the Passive Isn’t One of Them).
The Coffee-Stained Writer: NaNoWriMo 2011: let the fun begin!
The Passive Voice: Self-Publishing: Is Print Worthwhile? and Cleaning Up Your Word Processing File Before You Publish
Nature: Here be monsters.
Surprising Science: Ann Finkbeiner: Why I Like Science.
Culturing Science: Inaccuracies in fiction: when is reshaping fact appropriate?
The Fortress of Soliloquy: An Unproductive Response.
Pandagon: Humorless morons cracking rape “jokes”.
Republica: Talking about menstruation.
Butterflies and Wheels: A man generally cannot know.
McClatchy: FBI seeks to expand definition of rape.
Lousy Canuck: The Problem with Privilege (or: Evidential Skepticism).
The Guardian: Why are so few popular science books written by women?
Religion and Atheism
Rock Beyond Belief: Foxhole Atheists are fighting for your rights, please return the favor.
The Digital Cuttlefish: Church Under Attack… By Self.
This Week in Christian Nationalism: EXCLUSIVE: Defendant in Most Ironic Lawsuit Ever (David Barton v. Some People Who Said Stuff About Him) Responds.
Almost Diamonds: Standing on Aether, Thinking Airy Thoughts.
Respectful Insolence: The politics of anti-science: Global warming, vaccines, GMOs, oh my!
NationalJournal: Retired Republicans Quietly Try to Shift GOP Climate-Change Focus.
Scientific American: Why Conservative White Males Are More Likely to Be Climate Skeptics.
Hot Topic: Water, water everywhere…
Skepticblog: Faux (Fox) Pas .
Society and Culture
KGW.com: Experts: Time is now to prevent landslides.
The New York Times: Hiring Locally for Farm Work Is No Cure-All.
Bad Astronomy: Wall Street Journal: neutrinos show climate change isn’t real.
Rolling Stone: The Coming Decline and Fall of Big Coal.
World Policy Institute: Innovation Starvation.
Deadspin: Screw You, And Screw Your Man Card.
Laughing Squid: TSA Requires Breast Cancer Patient To Submit To Pat Down After Scan.
SmartPlanet: The silent infrastructure crisis.
The New Civil Rights Movement: Principal Assaults Student For Wearing Tee Advocating Gay-Straight Alliance.
Mike the Mad Biologist: How Standardized Testing Leads to School Dropouts.
John Scalzi on Scifi: Six Reasons It Sucks to Be a Jedi.
Jednorog: Pride and Prejudices.
Memoirs of a Roadie: I Am the One You Warned Me Of.