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Barbara Drescher
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Philip Plait is hanging out with 2 people right now in a live Hangout On Air! #hangoutsonairFraser Cain and Pamela Gay
LIVE Solar eclipse Q&BA hangout
Philip Plait (The Bad Astronomer) and 2 others participated
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Directly influence science education: help a science teacher fund projects. http://www.donorschoose.org/we-teach/247780

This 8th grade science classroom is located in a relatively affluent area, but due to the LAUSD's Choice program, which allows students to attend schools throughout the district, the student body is extremely diverse and a full half are categorized as economically disadvantaged. Donors Choose provides a way for anyone to donate and any amount is appreciated.
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FreeThought Blogs did this earlier in the year - http://www.donorschoose.org/donors/leadershipboard.html?category=274. Many thanks to Brian Engler and others who donated.
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Sounds a little silly, but this just seems like one of the most useful apps I've seen yet: http://www.sitorsquat.com/home/map

There's a web version, smart phone apps, and even texting.
The best way to find a toilet anywhere in the world; on the web, iPhone and BlackBerry!
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Sahill, I'd hate to vacation with you! :)
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Thank you! I'm sending this in to an interview conducted with me (apparently I was invisible at this convention... sigh...)
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And Ian had a little indigestion this morning, John Hurt style.
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I've said this before, but you have the coolest family ever. Or at least on par with that Loxton lot. But Daniel's half-Australian, so I'm biased. :)
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Excellent piece by D.J. Grothe. I abhore "Dr. Phil", but I had no idea that he'd done a show with these people. Also, you MUST watch the video included in the piece. It's perfect.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dj-grothe/an-open-letter-to-dr-phil_b_1200458.html
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Anything we can do or say to expose "psychics" is good for society. I can't tell you how much it bothers me when one of my friends or relatives is suckered in by performance artists pretending to be able to talk to the dead.
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Me on why we should all expect the unexpected (guest piece on a great site).
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Friend of the blog +Barbara Drescher shares a great editorial with us. Please take a look.
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+Jennifer Ouellette writes about LEGOs!!
With 10,000 pieces of LEGO, a model of the huge Large Hadron Collider detector has been built. And it wasn't easy.
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After completely derailing an interview with Sharon Hill with the topic of Lego, I'm thinking of a podcast where all I do is ask prominent skeptics the question: "So, Lego - your thoughts?"
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There is still time! FEMA denied funding for rebuilding after the earthquake in VA, but you can help, get a virtual hug from a wonderful astronomer, and perhaps win a Galileoscope! The 411: http://noisyastronomer.com/2011/10/16/quakes-and-hugs/
Quakes and Hugs. October 16, 2011 · 1 Comment. Update 2: I've been totally MIA this past week and have a deadline coming up October 31, so I'm extending my offer until November 5th. Which is a...
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It's okay. Need may be nearly unlimited, but resources are not.
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Creepy tree, hands down.
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Education
  • California State University, Northridge
    Psychology
  • California State University, Northridge
    Experimental Psychology
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    Cognitive Psychology
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Interests: Cognitive psychology, education, research/statistics, science, & skepticism
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If you have a question for me, please feel free to ask. However...

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