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Animals Playing Soccer!

The official song of the World Cup, Waka Waka (This Time For Africa), by Shakira. Totally awesome song. But also, animals playing soccer! (h/t @avflox)

June 11, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

The Comment Policy

I knew the time would eventually come that I’d have to institute a comment policy. Here it is. A copy can also be found on the CONTACT page.

June 10, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Avast! Carnival of the Blue #37

That’s right, kids, it’s that time of month again. Ocean time. This month’s Carnival of the Blue is up at Blogfish. Awesome posts, and I always encourage, a great way to find new blogs to read...

June 10, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

Babies born early--even by a week--are more likely to have special education needs

Premature infants have a known higher risk for poor neurological development, often leading to developmental and educational issues. However, these babies, born before 37 weeks, make up a small number of any generation, and new research shows that the 40 percent of babies born any more than a week before a full 40-week term are also at higher risk for having special education needs during childhood...

June 9, 2010 — Katherine Harmon

Bonobos Share Their Food

Bonobo Week continues! I’m donating whatever proceeds I receive from my blogging shenanigans for the entire month of June to help the bonobos at Lola Ya Bonobo.

June 9, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

A Question for the Readers

Recent events have confused me, a little bit. In trying to figure this all out, I thought I’d pose a question to the readership: Is it possible to ask an empirical question about the effects of a certain human-made product or activity, without implicitly condoning the existence of that product or activity?...

June 8, 2010 — Jason G. Goldman

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