Archives for June 18, 2008

Evolution 2008, the conference, starts Friday here in the Twin Cities. I’m going to it, obviously. In fact, you may be seeing a bit less of me since I have an around the clock schedule for the next several days (with the conference as part of that) so my usual early morning blogging will be…

Blogospherics: Recommended reads

New Blog: Twisted Physics. Here. Short, rather derivative, but cute because of the title: Yet more evidence that the Bible was written solely by old men Why else would there be a story whose moral is, “If you make fun of bald men, you will be mauled to death by bears”? Amazing, first time ever…

Wooo… whoa… Holy crap. Call 911. Colleen Leduc already had a lot going against her. The Barrie woman was holding down a job while struggling to raise her autistic 11-year-old daughter. She couldn’t afford to give the child the intensive therapy she needed, and was forced to send her to a public school in the…

The Black Chinese of South Africa

In the early days of South Africa … well, not the really early days, but some time in the 19th century or early 20th century, a fairly large number of Chines people were imported as workers/slaves. One of the reasons to do this was to break the indigenous workers’ efforts for reform. It failed, and…

Mike Myers has a new film with a new set of zany characters that clearly mimic and probably mock Hinduism. Yet, the producers of the film maintain that the depicted religion is entirely made up. Right.

Freaky Picture

Look closely at this picture.

Now I’m busy looking for the video that tells Obama and McCain what they should be doing. Hat Tip: Ana