links for 2007-10-14

Firefly Books – Nature – The World of the Polar Bear (tags: polarbear) World’s oldest wall painting unearthed in Syria | Tech&Sci | Science | Reuters.com (tags: archaeology) Thunderstorm Gamma Rays Linked to Lightning (tags: science meteorology lightning weather) Techdirt: Ellison Looks To Pull A PeopleSoft On BEA BEA rejected this bid. So did PeopleSoft… Continue reading links for 2007-10-14

DNA For Everyone

So, 60 Minutes has broadcast a report on the tracing of DNA. Leslie made a statement, “The are just two bits of DNA which remain pure. The Y chromosome which passes directly from father to son. And something called mitochondrial DNA which passes unchanged from mother to child.” Logically speaking, if the mDNA really passes… Continue reading DNA For Everyone

links for 2007-07-09

MFA Boston: Home (tags: local.boston culture museum art) Chichen Itza – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: 7wonders architecture archeology science.anthropology science.archaeology visit) Christ the Redeemer (statue) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: 7wonders architecture science.anthropology) Great Wall of China – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: 7wonders architecture archeology science.anthropology science.archaeology visit) Machu Picchu – Wikipedia,… Continue reading links for 2007-07-09

Homer a Pseudonym for a Woman?

I have always considered the Illiad or the Odyssey to be among the best of love stories. True, there is lots of violence. True, the characters are mostly men. Love is the motivation and driving force behind the heros and why each is able to overcome and win. If they were written by women, then… Continue reading Homer a Pseudonym for a Woman?