So, the wonderful people over at wordpress.com make life a joy. Now, with their newest venture, they have set my imagination on fire. They propose hooking up with someone in the blogoverse in order to motivate one another to achieve their goals. How sweet is that? Especially titillating is the fact that it might lead to someone actually reading and linking back to my blog. … Continue reading Blog Buddies, Ahoy!
Alrighty then. It is the last week of the year and time to sit down to look back, see what I’ve done wrong, what I’ve done right and what might be expected in the days ahead. And its also time to sit down and make some resolutions. I always end up procrastinating the resolution making so much that I end up in the middle of … Continue reading It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part – III: Resolutions
So, the hour of the great nativity is upon us again. Let me grab this moment to wish the two people reading my blog a very Merry Christmas. I know it has been a bit of a bleak winter in our city this time around, but hey, what’s a Christmas feel like without the morning goose bumps? And while you are at it, check out … Continue reading Merry Christmas Folks
It is that time of the year again: Christmas. It seems like the whole city around me has gone down with Christmas fever, like every other year. Wherever I turn I am met with large glaring lights, signs and sounds: all is well, joy to the world, Christmas is come. And such stuff. Now I do not mean to be the spanner in the works, … Continue reading It’s That Time of the Year Again: Part I – Christmas
A rather long and tortuous post title, I know, but one I strongly believe in. I know the Obama administration has been under the cosh for several reasons, including the way in which the healthcare reform and economic meltdown were being managed. But at the same time, it has brought to an end several rather discriminatory policies. It started with the end of ban on … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Be Straight To Shoot Straight: Down with #DADT
There is some poetic justice in the fact that Sachin Tendulkar got the 50th century when he actually did. Today. When his side was down and dusted, battling to stay on in the game. In my opinion, and with due respect to the Kiwi boys, it would have been a damp squib if he had reached this amazing milestone against a side that the Indians … Continue reading 50×100: No Challenge Too Big
<start rant/> Regret the poor pun already, but if you are a BMJ-Christmas edition fan like me, you will have eagerly awaited the brilliant series of enjoyable scientific reads they bring forth as a year end extravaganza that they spew each December. I was pleasantly exhilarated to read this article which takes on the pseudoscince of Integrative Medicine, which is just a nom de plume … Continue reading ASStronomically Bad Science