Archives for May 11, 2008

What is Mother’s Day All About?

Well, it’s like this… “Like many people in Minneapolis’ Bryant neighborhood, Patty Crawford was outside minding her business on a sunny Mother’s Day afternoon. Then she looked up to see an SUV barrelling through her front yard at freeway speed. … Through the flying chunks of what had been her lawn, a screaming flock of…

New Internet Poll

OK, let’s get serious now. Don’t just go crash this poll. Go over there and answer honest, what you really think. No mucking around. OK, here’s the question: “Should PZ Myers send his readers to crash online polls?” Right now, the balance of opinion hovers between “Yes” and “Why should I tell somebody who is…

You should check out xkcd every now and then for a laugh.

Quite simply, Michael Moschen has revolutionized juggling, refining it into an art and a bit of a science. With a few flying balls and well-chosen props he will completely re-wire your notions of..

Carnival

Carnival of Cinema: Feels Like the First Time is at Journal

Too Many Tornadoes

Marilee Thomas of Beaver City, Nebraska. And a tornado. [source] Mid-Americans … Minnesotans, Texans, Nebraskans and denizens of Arkansas, and everyone in between, understand tornadoes, but to varying degrees. There are differences by region in how we deal with them. In Arkansas, I’ve seen foolish bravado. The tornado shelter there is known as the “fraidy…

Happy Birthday Coturnix!!!

Manson It is amazing to consider that Charles Manson’s crimes (stemming from religious cultism) are still under investigation. Apparently, there will be some digging at a ranch occupied by “The Manson Family” because there is suspicion that there are more bodies to be found. …police are to carry out excavation work at a Californian ranch…

… in fact, it is kind of an ethico-moral responsibility and a virtual obligation of PZ Myers and his vast readership. There have been a number of cases recently where an internet (meaning, on a web page) poll regarding a politically charged topic usually linked to science education or creationism was mobbed like crows on…