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Wow, so this Heartbleed SSL exploit is pretty freaking serious. Random dumps of server logs, usernames, passwords, even private SSL keys, oh my. And attacks leave no trace! Guess it's time to go and reset my password on a whole bunch of sites...

Easy explanation: http://xkcd.com/1354/
What you should do: http://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-heartbleed-bug/
List of the Top 100 web sites and their patch status: http://www.cnet.com/how-to/which-sites-have-patched-the-heartbleed-bug/
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This is for all my fellow scientists and engineers who have made the leap to the corporate world.
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+Alex Red (of course my post was intended tongue in cheek, but...) I would just draw two lines of fish that were parallel.  Sigh.... No creativity in this expert pool.  I have to do ALL the work for them.
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Who needs a new wallpaper?
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I don't think it's quite that bad, but we do need our own space vehicles. 
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Very interesting.

"A Swedish study of 1782 men in the Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care says that consumption of full-fat dairy products is correlated with a lower risk of developing central obesity – excessive weight gain around the abdomen. A separate and more recent meta-analysis of 16 relevant studies in the European Journal of Nutrition echoes the weight-gain link."
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Great article on the engineering challenges of building the Chernobyl containment vessel -- a building so big that it could create its own weather patterns inside.
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Heheh, erection area.
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Nails it. The video at the bottom is ace, too. 
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"Science -- I keel you!!"
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Jenny McCarthy asks Twitter: “What is the most important personality trait you look for in a mate? Reply using #JennyAsks.”

Hilarity results.
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+Brett Szmajda it's probably even more difficult for someone who takes such a public and strong stance on the issue, don't you think? She wouldn't just be admitting that she's wrong to herself, but to everyone she's convinced. It would also require implicitly or explicitly admitting that she contributed to illness, suffering, and death.

I don't know the answer, either. As satisfying as this comeuppance was, making fun of her won't change her mind, either. At least part of the answer is better science education in our schools, but after that? Maybe it will take someone figuring out a way to criminally prosecute the anti-vaxxers, as they did with the tobacco companies?
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Far out. This is a powerful ad.
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Hey everyone, I want you to sit down because I have some shocking news: it turns out that The Secret is full of crap.
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Neuroscientist, science writer, photographer, and occasional programmer. My research involves the basic functioning of your visual system, but I have a broad amateur interest in climate, energy infrastructure and weird science. I'm also a complete sucker for a well-written popular science book, fantasy book, sci-fi book, history book... maybe one day I'll find time to read my Kindle backlog.
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