Yearly Archives: 2008

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The (US) Election and Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education has is running an election blog and today’s story deals with the candidates’ stands on science. But of even greater interest to me are the side-bars. A running straw poll for both parties (Obama leads the Dems and McCaine Republicans, see image) and an interactive bit that lets you see which candidate has be given how much from the academic world, including names! For example: Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. senator […]

Biblical Studies Carnival XXV

File under: “Better late than never.” Welcome to the Silver Anniversary of the BSC! I am a day late and a dollar short (and a modest listing from a lot of great blogs this month) but I hope this will help slake your thirst for biblical studies related information. Here and there I included posts from November since we there was no official BSC (you are forgiven James), but do see the superb “little unofficial […]

Pardon the Delay…

I will have the Biblical Studies Carnival for January up as soon as I can. In the meantime, if you have any favorite posts from December, please feel free to add them in the comments to this post or email me. For your visual entertainment, I present those waiting for a new sole. May light perpetual shine upon them.  

Travel reminder: Spare laptop batteries now verboten in checked bags

From TUAW: Travel reminder: Spare laptop batteries now verboten in checked bags Filed under: Portables, Odds and ends Planning a big trip in the new year? Someplace, I dunno, kinda hilly and foggy? If you’re bringing along spare batteries for your laptop, take note of new FAA regulations starting January 1: lithium batteries, such as the Li-ion packs that power the MacBook Pro, are no longer permitted in checked baggage due to a remote risk […]

New Year Day!

Happy New Year to you all! I am pleased to say I was up well past midnight and slept in this morning. Now I am settling in for a series of bowl games and the NHL outdoor game(!). In that time I will get our Biblical Studies Carnival together so feel free to send me your links! In the meantime, here is a picture of the kids on an ice sculpture.