Monday, May 30, 2005

Good Science Education

Excerpts from the Skeptical Inquirer:

"In an effort to help counter the misinformation spread on the Internet by creationist groups, the Committe for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) has recently unveiled a 'Creation Watch' Web site. The site will help promote good science education and an understanding of the evolutionary sciences, and address the fallacies of creation and Intelligent Design arguments while exposing the tactics used to mislead the public.

In addtion we hope to add valuable educational materials and links to other online sites containing useful infomratin for educators, acitvists, and concerned citizens... The Creation Watch Web site is at "

I've checked it out and I'm putting it on my favorites.

Interesting article in NYTimes May 30th art section

For classics interest: don't miss this article:
Historical Discovery? Well, Yes And No
A new discovery based on the Oxyrhynchus Papyri offers insight into the ancient world, but it's not exactly the Holy Grail.

Sunday, May 29, 2005

First thoughts

There's all kind of archaeology news out there... but its long! My idea is to compress this when I find something really interesting... that's my goal. Look for more. Let me know what you think!