The Blob

Monday, August 23, 2004

Red vs. Blue

Have you ever wondered what lurks inside the brain of a Democrat or Republican? Or why we take one point of view or another? It may have much to do with biology as much as ideology. Slashdot has a lively debate brewing about a New York Times article (registration required) on the subject. It makes very lively reading. Finally, you can analyze the biological factors behind why someone is a liberal or a conservative.

Gentlemen, start your arguments.

The Earth at night

If in case you haven't seen it, NASA published a stunning composite image of the Earth as seen from space at night. If ever there was a signal to intelligent life that we exist, this would be it. You can see the image here. For a more detailed look, click here.

Good night!