Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Dodo bird verdict

Never heard of this until 10 seconds ago.  (I blame the previous post).

An impressive set of references.

Things not found on Wikipedia

While most of this blog won't be found on Wikipedia (actually not any of it) that didn't stop me from starting a blog about things not found on Wikipedia.

Mostly for fun, does not fall into the evidence based science realm.

The blog Evidence based medicine might.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The tides, one more time

Amphidromic points and more

Just found this page (pdf) with excellent info on the nodes as well as why tides act as they do.


Smallpox, Monkeypox and cowpox

Placeholder for future post (like that will ever happen)

Monkeypox seems to be almost the same disease as smallpox.

Smallpox vaccine used to cause terrible things

The vaccine is no longer used

Monkeypox is still around

Some people believe monkeypox is the same virus as smallpox

The entire thing is clouded with controversy, but you would hardly know it