Archives for November, 2007

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare

One of my best friends, who shall remain nameless for the present, a scientist, an atheist, a heavily decorated soldier in the war on Christmas, raised two wonderful, brilliant children, on of which being a devote catholic now in training to be a very devote catholic. Like a priest or something. I am a committed…

Warning

The internet is a terrorist tool. Apparently, the US House passed a bill that declares it so. This would mean, I assume, that funds and effort will be spent on controlling the Internet, and all bets would be off on things like Constitutional Protections for those of us working, blogging, using the internet to do…

Climate Change Matters

There are still climate change deniers out there, and if you are one, I’d like to take a moment to annoy you with the following story: Nearly 300 cases of chikungunya fever, a virus that previously has been common only in Africa and Asia, were reported in Italy – where only isolated cases of the…

Peter Atkins on Natural Selection

I have a lot of problems with some of the verbiage he uses. But it is all done with a nice English Accent, so he must be a smart guy…

Species Comings and Goings

Ancient Microbes; Wolves in Idaho; Birds Going Extinct;

I think this one might be real…

HELLO GREETINGS I NEED YOUR URGENT HELP TO DISTRIBUTE 12.5M USD.TO HUMANITARIAN AND OPHANS.AS I’M WIDOW AND CANCER WOMAN. THIS MY MAIL MIGHT COME TO YOU AS A SURPRISE ANDTHE TEMPTATION TO INGORE IT AS UNSEROUS COULD COME INTO YOUR MIND BUT PL’S CONSIDER IT AS DIVINE AND HELP OUT. THANKS SERENA What do you…

Evolution … Its for real

Cell Kills Korean Man

“His cell phone was found in his shirt pocket with its battery severely melted and his chest burned and fractured.” Ouch. Details here.

As New York mayor, Rudy Giuliani billed obscure city agencies for tens of thousands of dollars in security expenses amassed during the time when he was beginning an extramarital relationship with future wife Judith Nathan in the Hamptons, according to previously undisclosed government records. The documents, obtained by Politico under New York’s Freedom of Information…