Archive for the ‘Just for fun’ Category

Sharing data issues for ecology and evolution

Posted by: chrislortie on May 12, 2014

Chasing the white rabbit: novelty as a filter for editors

Posted by: cjlortie on November 23, 2013

Intecol 2013 presentations

Posted by: chrislortie on August 15, 2013

Friday!

Posted by: oikosasa on January 18, 2013

Don’t forget to laugh…

Posted by: oikosasa on November 1, 2012

How to become a leading ecology blogger

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 2, 2012

The ecology of hipsters

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 29, 2012

Why “Lonesome George” was lonesome

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 28, 2012

Fighty crab: the meme that keeps on giving

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 10, 2012

Fighty crab vs. zombies

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 10, 2012

Pollination ecology humor

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 7, 2012

Advice: on the perils of “established” methods

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 6, 2012

Robert McIntosh, long-ago zombie slayer

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 1, 2012

Advice: how to collaborate

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 1, 2012

Here’s what happens when you don’t understand math

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 29, 2012

I’m busy

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 26, 2012

My blogging is starting to have real-world impact

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 22, 2012

Crowdfunding crowdfunding

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 14, 2012

Turn your study system into a funny meme! (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 11, 2012

On the use and care of mathematical models

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 10, 2012

Wikipedia on ecological microcosms

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 10, 2012

“I want to be the [famous non-scientist] of science”

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 10, 2012

Favorite popular science books about ecology?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 6, 2012

Video: a snarky take on the kin selection debate

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 2, 2012

Human instructors > computers

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 23, 2012

Favorite ecology and evolution quotes? (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 22, 2012

What’s the worst you’ve ever been mis-cited?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on April 18, 2012

What’s your favorite ecology textbook? (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 27, 2012

Oikos blog: have we won the internet yet?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 26, 2012

What is novel synthesis in ecology?

Posted by: cjlortie on March 20, 2012

Journal loyalty.

Posted by: cjlortie on March 16, 2012

The nine kinds of peer reviewers

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 15, 2012

Advice: the ‘snake fight’ portion of your thesis defense

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 15, 2012

From the archives: What’s your best paper?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 14, 2012

Where do Oikos blog readers come from?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 9, 2012

Poll: have you ever eaten your study organism? (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 5, 2012

Craziest thing you’ve ever done for science?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 5, 2012

“Blind tastings” for scientific papers?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 2, 2012

From the archives: why my papers are like fine wine

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on March 2, 2012

Modeling challenge: explain sheep cyclones

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 23, 2012

The bright side of a zombie (ideas) apocalypse

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 15, 2012

Want to cite the Oikos Blog? Here’s how! (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 14, 2012

College vs. graduate school

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 11, 2012

Herding professor cats

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on February 11, 2012

The last word on US vs. Canadian funding systems

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 29, 2012

Sh*t scientists say

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 19, 2012

How do you read? How much do you read?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 13, 2012

Creationism humor

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on January 4, 2012

All I want for Christmas

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 20, 2011

A gift for the evolutionary biologist who has everything

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 20, 2011

NeRd race!

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 20, 2011

MeRry ChRistmas

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 19, 2011

Statistical humor

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 17, 2011

Darwin in space, or spurious correlation exemplified

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 12, 2011

Biostatistical pickup lines (?!)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 7, 2011

Food chain rewiring taken to absurd lengths

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on December 2, 2011

That’s not really what we’re aiming for

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 25, 2011

Can we select okra to taste like creme brulee?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 19, 2011

A subtler, funnier “Spandrels”

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 17, 2011

Must read: what doing science feels like

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 10, 2011

Model-based humor

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 7, 2011

More ecology humor by non-ecologists

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 4, 2011

Where are the wholehearted defenders of the IDH zombies?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on November 3, 2011

On changing your mind in science

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 28, 2011

Poll: do you still believe in the IDH zombie? (UPDATED)

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 24, 2011

Zombie ideas in ecology: the t-shirt

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 18, 2011

Ecological and evolutionary movies

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 12, 2011

Mathematics vs. natural history

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 5, 2011

Gonzo ideas in ecology?!

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on October 1, 2011

Ecology humor by non-ecologists

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 29, 2011

Papers with funny titles are less cited

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 29, 2011

What’s the funniest scientific talk you’ve ever heard?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 27, 2011

Now THAT’S the way to stop a bandwagon!

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 26, 2011

Ecologist interview: Jeremy Fox

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 26, 2011

Ecologist interview: Alan Hastings and Carl Boettiger

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 22, 2011

Ecologist jokes

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 22, 2011

Zombie ideas: the motivational poster

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 19, 2011

Why trust physical scientists? Social scientists? Ecologists?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 14, 2011

Interview: ecologist Jean Burns

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 12, 2011

Another legacy of NCEAS: overly-nice ecologists?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 7, 2011

How hard do you work?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 1, 2011

A picture (and caption) is worth a thousand words

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 1, 2011

The University of Calgary: now with fewer zombies!

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on September 1, 2011

Interview with Steve Ellner

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 31, 2011

In which I try to get readers to do my job for me

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 24, 2011

Interview with former Oikos editor and author Nick Gotelli

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 23, 2011

Ecology interviews

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 17, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Friday highlights

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 12, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Thursday highlights

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 12, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Wednesday highlights

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 11, 2011

How different levels of scientists appear to other scientists

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 10, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Tuesday highlights

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 10, 2011

Blogging the ESA: Sunday and Monday highlights

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 9, 2011

A statistical overview of the ESA meeting

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on August 7, 2011

Oikos: ecology ends here

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 29, 2011

Fantasy ecology dinner

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 29, 2011

Tweeting the ESA meeting

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 28, 2011

This is why I’m not a field ecologist

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 21, 2011

What’s your best paper?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on July 9, 2011

But we don’t FEEL old…

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 28, 2011

Dr. Seuss: community ecologist

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on June 16, 2011

There are questions you shouldn’t ask…

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 24, 2011

Are there any reliable predictors of talk quality?

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 21, 2011

The best sentences a scientist gets to say

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 15, 2011

Why my papers are like fine wine

Posted by: Jeremy Fox on May 15, 2011

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