No brain, no eyes, no problem

Some days you need intense thoughts about science and politics and publishing and getting involved!

Some days you need brutal videos of the savagery of nature. Today is the latter.

So, enjoy this sand striker video (from the Smithsonian Channel’s Crazy Monsters)


A scientist on why they are joining the march on Washington

While this is not a politics blog, the incoming administration poses a unique threat to scientific  in the United States.

Hundreds of thousands of women will be marching on Washington tomorrow to raise awareness on a host of issues.

And at Scientific American, here’s a guest post explaining why Joan E. Strassmann will be marching.