Ed note: As Halloween rapidly approaches in the US, AiP will be exploring superstitions, beliefs, and the things that go bump in the night. This post originally appeared on AiP on May 17th, 2011, in response to Zombie Awareness Month—oh, it's real all right.
Just a reminder that the 5th #NYCSciTweetUp will be tomorrow! Details on the location are finalized—we'll meet at the Peculier Pub, at about 6:30 pm.
Ed note: As Halloween rapidly approaches in the US, AiP will be exploring superstitions, beliefs, and the things that go bump in the night. [Evil laugh.] Luckily for this rabbit, it still has all four feet.
AiP's DonorsChoose Picks: George Orwell, Frederick Douglass, Jared Diamond, & Digital Recorders Needed
The Science Writers for Students DonorsChoose Drive is almost over! The drive ends on Saturday and I'm hoping that we can fund at least one of the social science requests for a classroom in need.Thanks so much to Janet, Kate, and Emily, who have contributed to projects so far!
The 5th #NYCSciTweetUp will be on 10/27, which is next Thursday! Details on the location have to be finalized, but you can always find the most up-to-date information on the Facebook invite.Special thanks to Bora Zivkovic and John Timmer for handling the details while I've been off of my feet (literally).
Ed Note: Part of my online life includes editorial duties at ResearchBlogging.org, where I serve as the Social Sciences Editor. Each Thursday, I pick notable posts on research in anthropology, philosophy, social science, and research to share on the ResearchBlogging.org News site.
This week on ResearchBlogging.org: Urban infrastructure is subject to a great number of stressors. However, that doesn't mean that rural areas are necessarily any better off.
New York's World Maker Faire helped spur a fantastic discussion on innovation in STEM education, highlighting the importance of partnerships that include educational institutions, communities, and private entities to ensure the broadest impact possible.
Cooperation confounds us: Humans are the only members of the animal kingdom to display this tendency to the extent that we do, and it's an expensive endeavor with no guarantee of reciprocal rewards.
Like others, I learned of Jobs' passing on an Apple device. S and I were just on our way out the door to pick up dinner when I hit the Facebook app on my iPhone.
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