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New planet discovered by UC Santa Cruz

The planet isn’t in our solar system… it orbits Gliese 876. Earth’s “Bigger Cousin” Detected [via Asa Dotzler] Astronomers announced today the discovery of the smallest planet so far found outside of our solar system. About seven-and-a-half times as massive as Earth, and about twice as wide, this new extrasolar planet may be the first […]

Bow-tied Tucker already concluded they’re hurting us

I want to see what Jon Stewart makes of this: Tucker ‘s New Show [via Halley’s Comment] Before leaving the now-cancelled “Crossfire,” Carlson sat through an on-air lecture by comedian Jon Stewart about how the argumentative show was doing little to advance the cause of democracy. The irony was that Carlson had privately concluded much […]

EFF: Legal Guide for Bloggers

For later reference: EFF: Legal Guide for Bloggers The goal here is to give you a basic roadmap to the legal issues you may confront as a blogger, to let you know you have rights, and to encourage you to blog freely with the knowledge that your legitimate speech is protected.