Monthly Archives: October 2012

The ongoing bike-car wars

I was out for a bike ride today, and was on a 2-lane road with no shoulder and fairly high speed (45 mph). It’s not the kind of road that I like riding on, but it’s the only way for me to get from Point A to Point B. Then a yahoo in a pick-em-up […]

Hybrid cars and gasoline prices

It has been suggested by a commenter that I am only qualified to comment on hybrid cars and gasoline prices. Being a cell biologist, I’m not quite certain that that is truly my area of expertise, but I am a hybrid owner (although my preferred means of transportation involves two wheels and two pedals), and […]

Proof of heaven? Methinks not.

A week or so ago, there was an article form Newsweek about Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon who is hawking a book claiming proof of heaven in his near death experience. Today, a similar story showed up on ABC news, as they are promoting an interview with him on Nightline. There are so many fallacies in […]