Those of you who checked in on the very first day Scientific American Blog Network launched, back in July 2011, may remember the blog called The Psychotronic Girl that launched on that day. But life interfered, and Melody Dye could not continue blogging for a year. With a new position, and a new geography, she now again has the time to write. Make sure to bookmark and subscribe to the new incarnation - Cargo Cult Contrarian. Go say Hello in the comments and welcome Melody back into the fold.

- David Manly - What’s in a name?

 

- Melody - Reality, that seamless stream

 

- Ashutosh Jogalekar - Modular complexity, and reverse engineering the brain

 

- Bora Zivkovic - Introducing: Kelly Poe

 

- Glendon Mellow - SciArt of the Day: Heavily Armored Hallucigenia

 

- DNLee - Wordless Wednesdays: Photogenic Palms

 

- Melissa Pandika - Surprise Valley: Paleomagnetism and Problem-Solving

 

- József Geml - Mount Kinabalu: Reliving the Golden Age of Discovery

 

- Scicurious - Academia and Sports Psychology: staying sane

 

- Kate Clancy - The Sports Psychology of Academia: Part II

 

- Larry Greenemeier - ATM Trades Old Gadgets for New Cash

 

- Katherine Harmon - Oyster Genome Pries Open Mollusk Evolutionary Shell

 

=======================

Conversations on our articles and blog posts often continue on our Facebook page - "Like" it and join in the discussion. You can also put our official Google Plus page in your circles.

You should follow the Blog Network on Twitter - the official account is @sciamblogs and the List of all the bloggers is @sciamblogs/sciambloggers.