Archives for July 19, 2008

This probably happens a few times a day in Australia, but for some reason we rarely hear about it. An Australian woman has been saved by a pet dog which leapt to her aid after she was attacked by a large kangaroo, her son has said. The marsupial assaulted Rosemary Neal, 65, at her farm…

Baby Penguins Adrift

More than 400 baby penguins have been found dead on beaches in Brazil, hundreds of miles from their native habitats. It is not uncommon to find the occasional penguin (dead or not) wahsed by currents far to the north of where they normally live, the number of penguins being found now is unprecedented. Why is…

You say tomato, I say tomalley . Tomalley. Mmmmmm… That is the green yeck inside the body of a lobster that seems to be neither muscle or organ. But you can eat it and it tastes good. But don’t eat it for now if your lobster is from Maine…

Minnesota Atheists’ “Atheists Talk” radio show Sunday, June 29, 2008, 9-10 a.m. Central Time Erin Davies discusses her cross-country campaign against homophobia, driving her “Fagbug” Volkswagon Beetle car. Also, Hector Avalos discusses his book “The End of Biblical Studies.” “Atheists Talk” airs live on AM 950 KTNF in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. To stream live,…

Linux Jokes

More Computer Humor available here. Samples below: Excerpt from “Fifty Ways to Leave your Editor: Just press control-K, Ray, Try double-Z, Fred, You’re still in insert, Bert, So hit control-C. Press meta-x, Lex, Then type, `exit-quit-leave’ Or else just suspend, friend, and kill(1) it with glee. Or, in case you are missing Winter, try this…

Top Moonie In Chopper Crash

Sun Myung Moon, founder of the Moonies, and several others were on a helecopter that crashed just now in Korea. A police spokesman said that the helicopter had been carrying Rev Moon, his wife Han Hak-Ja, 11 relatives and three crew members when it ran into difficulties in heavy rain and came down on a…

If the difference between success and failure in your business, as the economy comes crashing down around you, is money, and you have ID demands, consider this: With both people and companies having to squeeze a nickel’s worth of good out of every penny, how long do you think people will be paying Microsoft for…