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Archives for December, 2007

First, have a look at this (warning, large file): wow It is a PDF file of the unrooted mammal evolution tree that came from this research. Now, here is a question for you. There is a rumor that this graphic or something like it has been converted to a poster for sale. Anybody know where…

Yet another size and scale video

I like the way this address spacetime instead of merely space. Or time . Do you recognize the languages i the background?

Perhaps there is a god

A town full of crazy people in Louisanna got fed up with having their telephone exchange be “666” because of the link between this sequence of numbers and the devil. So they got their exchanged changed to 749. This is very funny.

George Carlin, Touched by an Atheist

Linux Rules

From Slashot: “Computers and handheld devices running default GNU Linux or Unix OSes have swept Amazon’s ‘best of’ list for 2007, according for 28 December 2007. Best selling computer? The Nokia Internet Tablet PC, running Linux. Best reviewed computer? The Apple MacBook Pro notebook PC. Most wished for computer? Asus Eee 4G-Galaxy 7-inch PC…

Ron Paul is Out of the Running

According to the New Hampshire State Republican Party and an Associated Press report, Republican presidential candidate and Texas Congressman Ron Paul will be excluded from an upcoming forum of Republican candidates to be broadcast by Fox News on January 6, 2008. [source]

My Linux Calendar

On steroids….

Burning Bush Home

President Bush’s boyhood home was severely damaged by a fire.I nvestigators in Odessa now believe an arsonist is to blame. [source]

Faith Based Science Editorial

Visitors to the Institute for Creation Research Web page can quickly deduce that the organization, founded in California and recently transplanted to Dallas, is a Christian group dedicated to spreading the doctrine of divine creation of the world and challenging the teaching of evolution as fact in public schools. An advisory committee to the Texas…