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There is a very interesting discussion going on at Sandwalk regarding adaptationism vs. … whatever that other thing is that Larry believes in. But seriously, it is a very interesting discussion that is shaping up as a debate between John Hawks, who wrote a post on this topic recently, and Larry.

Somebody’s got to put the Cheney’s back in the bottle! Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy One thing is missing in this report, and Rachel, if you’re reading this, maybe you can address it. Why does Liz Cheney get to see top secret document? Huh?

Jesus: Too Empathetic?

Note: Michele Bachmann is in this one: Hat Tip: Dump Bachmann

This is a repost of a review that is timely, given this week’s focus on setting up your Linux server and changing all your computers over to Linux and so on. Time for another installment of our look at the book Learning the bash Shell (In a Nutshell (O’Reilly)). Today’s foray into Linux Land: Unix…

One of the authors of Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery (John) himself, Shackleton himself, and Emiliani himself were ushered into the building past the graduate students, the guards, and the members of the public who wandered the halls of the museum blissfully unaware that the powerhouses of paleoclimate research were brushing past them. They were…

I swear, you are all a bunch of pod people, you consumers. You take whatever crap is dished out, and pay extra for it. When the DVD was produced to replace the tape (VHS) there was a significant down grade in performance in every single way but one. These downgrades were entirely unnecessary. The downgrades…

The falcon eats tonight …

My car was parked a block away owing to the plethora of construction equipment and dumpsters around the house. On my way over, I was looking at the storm clouds coming in and wondering what kind of weather we would have tonight, when I noticed the crows going nuts across the street. It sounded to…

Which is Better: Cats or Dogs?

Katz: Dawg: OK, so the Dawg obvoiusly wins. Let’s give the katz one more chance:

The dust-up regarding Asus corp and Windows, recently discussed here, is definitely a (well-enough executed) hoax, acording to JH at Linux in Exile: I got burned this week; I actually believed the hoax that ASUS and Microsoft teamed up, and that an Asus.co.uk page was linking to a It’s Better With Windows site. But looking…