Archives for October 10, 2008

One New Snow Poll: No to Creationism!

Consider this question from a recent poll: “Should topics such as creationism or intelligent design be taught in public schools alongside the theory of evolution?” The correct answer is, of course, no. And the poll results support this: This may not seem remarkable, until you learn where the poll is from. It is from “One…

McCain PWNED by Minnesota. Race Over.*

Thank you thank you thank you all Americans from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the Great White North to the Rio Grande. We accept your adoration, we revel in your awe. We, the Minnesotan. Yes. Sometimes we mess up. Like when we sent Norm Coleman instead of Walter Mondale to the Senate in a…

YA Virgin Birth

Scientists have confirmed the second case of a “virgin birth” in a shark. In a study reported Friday in the Journal of Fish Biology, scientists said DNA testing proved that a pup carried by a female Atlantic blacktip shark in the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center contained no genetic material from a male. The…

After both the state and federal courts rejected the attempts of Yoko Ono Lennon and EMI Records to enjoin the showing of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed on the ground it used a 15-second fragment of John Lennon’s Imagine, all of the plaintiffs in both cases have now withdrawn their claims and dismissed their cases. Bad…

Ubuntu Family Theater

Linux Security How To

I’ll post the rest of these when they exist.

In case you have not heard, there is a stock market crash happening as we speak. Today, Friday October 10 2008 is going to be known as Black Friday, or something. I’m not sure if it is possible to put this into perspective in any sensible way, but I have two graphs to show you.…

Turmoil

Norm Coleman has taken $2 million from Wall Street and financial interests — more than any other Senate candidate in the country. He’s not on our side.