The Filthy Bumper Sticker Gang
The Grier family of Georgia are apparently a gang of vile and persistant lawbreakers, flouting propriety and decency as a sick sort of career ... stickers than you second-guessing desk-jockies can imagine, my friend, in your most hideous obscene dream.
From guts to brains – eating probiotic bacteria changes behaviour in mice
It may seem odd that bacteria in an animal’s gut can control what happens in its brain ... This doesn’t mean that eating a lot of yoghurt will sort out a bout of depression. The idea of using gut bacteria to treat disorders isn’t far-fetched ...
Nisbet and Mooney in the WaPo: snake oil for the snake oil salesmen
Can’t science and religion ... fluff and waffling that never even spells out what framing is. Is “framing” another word for obfuscation, or dissembling, or pandering? That’s the only message I’m getting so far. That’s probably very poor framing ...
The Garden Plot
Like getting your hands dirty ... Adrian Higgins: If they are bearded iris, it may be that they need dividing. Maryland: Can a large holly tree grown out of control be re-shaped? It's about 20 feet high and looks out of balance. Adrian Higgins: To a ...
Planting the seeds of a revolution
I'm a bit conflicted about using the gas-powered tiller, but I couldn't handle the work without it. Tips to growing your own ... I had one chance to do a yard my way. Steadily, over a period of about ten years, I managed to convert nearly all of it ...