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  • Martin Gardner would have celebrated his 100th birthday this October, and to mark the occasion we’ve created this eBook collection, Martin Gardner: The Magic and Mystery of Numbers. ...

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    Best of September at A Blog Around The Clock

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    I posted five times in September, including: They eat horses, don’t they? “My Beloved…” and other dinosaurs. WCSJ2013 in Helsinki, a photo-tour Updates, Events and Miscellanea Previously in the “Best of…” series: 2013 August July June May April March February January 2012 December November October September August July June May April March February January 2011 [...]

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    Quick update: UNESCO Belgrade, and NYTimes

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    I am in Belgrade, my hometown, participating in the First SEE Regional Science Promotion Conference October 2nd and 3rd, Belgrade, Serbia and the UNESCO South East European (SEE) Science Journalism School. Longer blog post about it later, after it ends. Also, if you missed it on social media, I was quoted in New York Times [...]

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    WCSJ2013 in Helsinki, a photo-tour

    Beautiful city, I hope to be back one day.

    Flying directly from SciFoo in California to WCSJ2013 in Helsinki, Finland is a pretty long trip that requires a pretty big airplane. Those of you who know me well, know I am obsessed with airplanes, am an addict of FlightAlert, choose JetBlue on domestic flights in order to continuously monitor flight statistics, and my first [...]

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    Updates, Events and Miscellanea

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    Last week, Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer ran a short Q&A with me about science blogs. I am also included (as #101) in the last issue of WIRED’s 101 Signals for Science: On September 23rd and 24th, I’ll be participating in The Evolving Culture of Science Engagement event at MIT, followed by the [...]

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    “My Beloved…” and other dinosaurs.

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    How does one review a book written by a friend? I guess one doesn’t, so this is not an “official” review, but a personal blog recommendation, and you can make up your own mind. Perhaps the best recommendation is the sheer fact that I have finished the book. Lately, with busy life and online addiction [...]

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    They eat horses, don’t they?

    Salome serves roasted unicorn head, which inludes cheecks, lips, tongue and brain.

    “Behave, or I’ll send you to Italy!”. That’s a strange threat! Wouldn’t it be wonderful to go there to visit the wine country, see the art in Florence, learn some history in Rome, and enjoy the Adriatic beaches? Not if you hear the above and you are a horse! Especially if you were a horse [...]

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    Best of August at A Blog Around The Clock

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    I posted 3 times in August, including: Sharks have rhythm, too ScienceWriters2013 – great program in Gainsville in November. Previously in the “Best of…” series: 2013 July June May April March February January 2012 December November October September August July June May April March February January 2011 December November October September August July June May [...]

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    Sharks have rhythm, too

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    Sharks are not known for being good at running in running wheels. Or hopping from one perch to the other in a birdcage. Which is why, unlike hamsters or sparrows, sharks were never a very popular laboratory model for circadian research. The study of fish came late into the field of chronobiology due to technical [...]

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    ScienceWriters2013 – great program in Gainsville in November.

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    ScienceWriters 2013 conference, organized jointly by National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW), will be held this year on November 1-5, 2013, on the campus of The University of Florida in Gainesville. You can follow the event on Twitter by following @sciencewriters and the hashtag #sciwri13. [...]

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    Best of July at A Blog Around The Clock

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    I posted 4 times in July, including: Good Night, Moon! Now go away so I can sleep. #SciFoo in pictures FtBCON: Science Communication Previously in the “Best of…” series: 2013 July June May April March February January 2012 December November October September August July June May April March February January 2011 December November October September [...]

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