11.30.2015

I like the idea of Giving Tuesday—a little, one-day noodge in the middle of the holiday gift-giving spree to think about devoting some of our resources to the causes we hold near and dear. I’ve gotten reminders from many of the organizations I regularly support, and you probably have too. But that doesn’t mean I’m not going to ask you for one more gift: to NCSE.

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Everyone is abuzz about Cop21 this week in Paris. Will the gathering countries make serious commitments to address climate change? What would a world committed to change look like? Where can you get the finest croissant while dodging the many protestors? There is no question, this is big news.

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11.27.2015

Reading on the Orinoco rather than the AmazonLast week I said that “What We’re Reading” was going to take a break for Black Friday. But have you seen how crowded the stores are? (You could shop on-line, of course, and—ahem—take a moment to benefit NCSE by shopping at AmazonSmile.

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A fossil. But which?

Can you identify this handsome Cambrian fellow from his or her headshot?

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