It’s that time of the week again. Please use this space to ask questions, share links, start a discussion, or just say hi. Today’s thread brought to you by the boarding ladder on the Scripps research pier. What was your most eventful boat launch?
Another week and another open thread. Here is a space where you can ask questions, share links, or just say hi. This week’s open thread sponsored by Polymerase Chain Reaction, our very skeptical chicken. A couple weeks ago, lots of people were talking about Rayfish, a hoax website claiming to produce genetically modified stingray sneakers. … Read More “Wednesday Morning Open Thread – skeptical chicken” »
I’m going to try something new this summer. Every Wednesday we’ll post an open thread where you can ask questions, start discussions, post links to interesting articles, or just say “Hi”. Today’s open thread sponsored by Luna, the Nigerian Dwarf Goat.
It’s the second week of Science and Sustainability month, and this time we want to know what you have done to lead a more sustainable life. Be as specific or as general as you want. Do you reuse items that you’d normally throw away, bike instead of drive, compost your trash? Have you made dramatic … Read More “What steps have you taken to lead a more sustainable life?” »
The academic blogosphere is bursting with discussion over this article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: The Shadow Scholar. A professional academic ghostwriter spills the beans on how his business works, who buys his services, and how the system enables it. Go ahead and give it a read, we’ll be right here. So what do … Read More “Open Thread – Ghostwriters, academic integrity, and the Shadow Scholar” »
Open thread for the weekend. Feel free to post links, ask questions, or talk about anything that interests you. Here’s some classic Stan Rogers to enjoy. If you had to shut down all large scale commercial fisheries but one, which would you keep and why? ~Southern Fried Scientist