Archives for February 13, 2008

In LInux, you can…

Update every single piece of software on your computer, including your system, by:

Be careful who you bury…

As Raleane (Rae) Kupferschmidt lay motionless in her hospital bed, family and friends said their final goodbyes and the funeral home was called. But just as the grieving began in her Lake Elmo home, Kupferschmidt woke up from her coma. “There’s no medical explanation for what happened to my mother,” said Kupferschmidt’s daughter, Lisa Sturm,…

Where Darwinism Leads

What would happen if the Discovery Institute view of Darwinism was True:

Are Home Schooled Athletes Cheating?

In a previous discussion on home schooling and athletics, this idea, surprisingly, did not come up: Some senators worry a bill that passed the Senate this morning might allow student to cheat their way into playing sports. The bill allows home schooled students to join public school sports teams and other exrtracirricular activities. But their…

Interesting News Items (with commentary)

Bats; Signaling in the Rain Forest; Sumatran Tiger Body Parts; Humans in the New World 20,000 years ago.

Crazy Anthropologist Links Food, Sex

Can you believe this guy? Check it out: The French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss once proposed that humanity began with cooking. [a Twin Cities anthropologist] says love may have begun with cooking, as well. … The earliest human ancestors, some kind of chimp-like apes, were living off raw plant foods and probably doing a bit of…

Paul Abramson founded and runs “creationism.org” … a creation science web site. It is one of those sites that provides parents and students material to use in harassing their life science teachers and generally making an obnoxious nuisance of themselves. Paul is now seeking the Republican Party’s nominiation for congress, with which he hopes to…

Bird Watchers Plan Global Takeover

And good luck to them, they will probably do a pretty good job!

Eventually, the Beagle headed south to the area of Uruguay and Argentina, still on the Atlantic Coast, where extensive mapping of the coastal waters was required.

Make A Wish On Ice?

This had to happen eventually…