Archives for December 9, 2008

The Japanese Education, Science and Technology Ministry have issued a recall notice for 5,500 cell phone straps that contain the radioactive substance tritium. The straps, not surprisingly marketed as “glow in the dark cell phone straps” had been on sale since the beginning of the year, although not with widespread distribution. The Hiroshima couple making…

These people are going to hell

Crazy Church People Pray To Cars

Giraffes

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The Revenge of Charlie Brown’s Tree

Draft 2 of the Minnesota Science Standards for K-12 is out, and once the current standards are approved, that’s it until 2017. So now is your last chance for input for a very long time. You could be childless, get pregnant over the next year, and have a child in school with these standards in…

Black is beautiful, without a doubt. We are all versions of Africans with varying degrees and patterns of non-adaptive and often unfortunate mutations owing to chance, inbreeding, or genetic isolation, and we are all subject to clinally manifest selective forces resulting in clinally distributed phenotypes. Here and there there may be a pocket of people…

He’s not saying. Is Norm Coleman under investigation in connection with the claims made in a lawsuit alleging that a longtime supporter, Nasser Kazeminy, used an insurance company that employs Coleman’s wife to illegally pass money to Coleman? Could be… Last month, a Minnesota good-government group sent letters to the FBI and the Senate ethics…