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  1. In Defense of Marie Schrader from Breaking Bad

  2. No Improvement of Climate Models

    by , 08-09-13 at 10:11 AM
    Climate models are being run on ever faster supercomputers, but they don't seem to be getting any better.

    Most people are interested in one output of climate models, which are predictions of average global temperatures. But models also have results for several other critical variables such as precipitation and regional or local temperatures. It is these latter things that require the spacial information that costs so much in computer time to determine.

    Annual anomalies ...
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  3. I really hope that the educational system is taking proper advantage .....

    by , 08-04-13 at 11:08 AM
    I'm from the "old school" in that the teachers would assign books or sometimes simply parts of books to read and then write up something that would indicate we got some sort of content from the book. Most of the time it was a matter of issuing orders, that is your assignment is to read this stuff, and it doesn't matter if you are really not interested in it , read it anyhow! what a drag,
    NOW we have the web & the land of blogs and students can read several blogs & then ...
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  4. To Be or Not To Be: The Viability of Anti-Bully Laws

    by , 08-01-13 at 10:47 PM

    An article with one simple question: How viable would a federal anti-bullying law be? As you'll see in the post I think it's viable but it's effectiveness is definitely be up for debate. Will it be another toothless, "feel good" law which is only there to burn through taxpayer money? Probably. But I'll let you come to such conclusions on your own.
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  5. Evolving American Science Education

    by , 07-29-13 at 07:19 PM
    Dr. Eugenie Scott has announced her resignation as chair of the NCSE. What's left for the person who fills her shoes...
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