Archives for April 18, 2008

Computers Suck (PC vs Mac)

The Best Laid Plans…

The Best Laid Plans…A homeless man has found confidential blueprints for New York’s new Freedom Tower dumped in a city rubbish bin. Mike Fleming handed the documents – marked “Secure Document – Confidential” in to the New York Post newspaper. The Freedom Tower is being built at Ground Zero, to replace the World Trade Centre…

What’s in the air?

Good question … what IS in the air? The simple answer is that the air … the Earth’s atmosphere … is about 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, with a tiny amount of some other gases including water vapor. Then, there’s dirt. I want to talk a little about the oxygen, one of the other gases (carbon…

To Hell With Expelled! …

… the blog carnival, is HERE at Dinosaurs and The Bible: A Creationist’s Fairy Tale

Happy Birthday Clarence Darrow

Darrow was born this day in 1857. He was a lawyer and a prominent member of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). We know him as the defender of John Scopes in the Monkey Trial of 1925. Darrow and Scopes lost that trial, which was the first of many court cases regarding the teaching of…

When I was a fairly precocious young man I became thoroughly impressed with the futility of the hopes and strivings that chase most men restlessly through life. Moreover, I soon discovered the cruelty of that chase, which in those years was much more carefully covered up by hypocrisy and glittering words than is the case…

PC vs Mac: The Newton