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Monthly Archives: August 2006
Cox & Forkum discusses the role that dependency on the nanny state played in the Katrina disaster in their latest piece.
Two years after they were stolen from the Munch Museum in Oslo, “The Scream” and “Madonna” were recovered by Norwegian police today.
Some of you may be familiar with the Guedelon project, but I certainly wasn’t and came upon an interesting article on it today. The basic gist is that craftsmen are working on the construction of a historically accurate medieval castle … Continue reading
Global cooling could develop on Earth in 50 years and have serious consequences before it is replaced by a period of warming in the early 22nd century, a Russian Academy of Sciences’ astronomical observatory’s report says, the RIA Novosti news … Continue reading
Keith Olbermann reminds us that there is more than one way to view the world, and that at least one of them is totally batshit crazy.(HT:Hot Air):
Hip-hop culture is all-American, something to be proud of, lest our PC brethren be offended. This link goes to a translation of a rap song into understandable English. I think this was recycled from 10+ years ago when there was … Continue reading
So let’s see if I have this straight… Senator Ted Stevens, who steadfastly supported the “Bridge to Nowhere” in Alaska that would have connected the town of Ketchikan (population 8,900) with its airport on the Island of Gravina (population 50) … Continue reading
This article over at EETimes tells us the story of Pete Bethune, who is attempting to set a new world record for circumnavigating the globe in Earthrace, a 78-foot powerboat powered exclusively by biodiesel. Bethune hopes to promote the virtues … Continue reading
Inside Higher Ed is reporting that a UCLA scientist has decided to give up his research on primates because of harassment and terrorist acts by the UCLA Primate Freedom Project and Animal Liberation Front. In June, ALF took credit for … Continue reading
This one mystifies me. Apparently, a bill is being proposed in California where it is required for a semi-automatic handgun to stamp the serial number on the casing of the cartridge. If it doesn’t, the gun is deemed to be … Continue reading
TPMmuckraker has a lot of updates on the S.2590 secret hold controversy here. Please take the time to look into this issue and encourage those Senators who have not responded to inquiries to do so. Update: According to recent updates … Continue reading
14 year old Aaron has spina-bifida and has spent most of his life in the chair (which is from www.colourswheelchair.com). An article about him can be found here.
Students at The University of Texas at Austin have created genetically modified E. coli bacterium which produce pigment when exposed to light. Using a culture of these bacterium as a form of film, they have produced exceptionally high resolution images, … Continue reading
All our boys survive this one thanks to their up-armored Humvee.