This has been a long time coming.
Due to an obvious and cheap attempt at cheating, last year PZ Myers won the Best Science Blog of 2006 award. However, I cannot prove he cheated -- and while such a triviality as actual evidence may not stop 99% of the world at large, I am a scientist, and must go with what I can prove.
I lost, so I did what I had to do as an honorable man. I waited to do the blog entry because I wanted to add the video, and that has finally become available. Here you go:
I think this video embedded here counts toward both aspects of the bet.
I hear PZ posed for the calendar anyway. Sucker.
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
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- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.