In addition, here is a round-up of some of my favourite links from the past couple of months:
While we are on the theme of parasites, there is an excellent Ozzie All in the Mind. This podcast on parasites affecting behaviour is wonderful.
Anyone about to go on a flight might enjoy the late, great Dave Allen on flying:
Piece on peer review, with immortal Einstein quote: “I see no reason to address the - in any case erroneous - comments of your anonymous expert”
Come on sisters, get savvy : "more women than men appear to know little or nothing about promotion criteria and the process involved" http://bit.ly/bGoYnY
For those obsessed by their H-index, a cautionary note
A knitted skeleton.
A neurodevelopmental perspective on Winnie the Pooh
More psychopathological classification: neurotypical disorder
A robot with pudgy, beanbag-like hands. Especially exciting after 2 min.
Fun Facts about Pangolins
Naomi Orestes:Merchants of Doubt "Media's attraction to conflict causes them to exaggerate the small number of people who disagree."
Evolution of the alphabet. Nicely done. http://www.gifbin.com/984203
Proof positive that tow-away men have no soul. Look at red circle area on left. http://www.zadan.nl/pics/timing/