Daily Archive: May 19, 2013


In The First Circle Bookclub!

“Russia in fact no longer existed – Only the Soviet Union…” (Our kickoff post is here, and our discussion posts are here, here, here, here, here, and here.) Thanks to Living Colour, we’re all...


The Public and Science

Last year I wrote about the complicated relationship of conservatives and science.  New events underscore this problem as of late. Max Tegmark, writing for the Huffington Post discusses an MIT survey on religion and...


Fan Wankery Takes Star Trek Into Darkness.

Edit: Reposted with a new date so that people can comment on it and stuff. Note: This post is spoilerific. It will completely ruin any surprises that might exist in the upcoming movie Star Trek...