Archives for September 28, 2009

Cuban rapper busted, released.

The Cuban Rapper AL2 of the bad Los Aldeanos has been arrested by the Cuban Police, and released. Meanwhile, some of his personal effects including a computer were confiscated. Rappers are considered very dangerous by the Cuban government. You may recall a major bust up of a concert there a few weeks ago. I think…

The scientific evidence is overwhelming and unequivocal, climate change is a stark reality. It is largely caused by human activities and it presents very serious global risks for people and biodiversity around the world and it demands an urgent global response. Human activities, especially the burning of fossil fuels, are releasing rapidly increasing levels of…

John Wilkins Applies to the Library

As a youth. Before he went silver. Hat Tip Miss Cellania

Did you ever wonder about what I do in my spare time? Did you ever wonder about The Eastern Pacific Black Ghost Shark? Well, these things are connected….

xkcd guy to be on radio

Randall Monroe, creator of the webcomic xkcd, discusses stick men, math, science, relationships and what it’s like to be an internet meme. … on Skeptically Speaking, October 2nd. Details here.

Plants should not tweet

I don’t want my plant twittering me. It is bad enough that they are alway staring at me. Especially the one in the kitchen.

Chance of god existing = 50% – 50%

If you really want him to exist. If he wants you to want him to exist. Or to want you to think that he wants him …. Oh, never mind, just watch. Hat Tip Colloquy

We have had a cool summer here in Minnesota, and this has brought out the miscreants who for their own reasons do not want to get on board with the simple, well demonstrated scientific fact that global temperatures have risen, that we humans are the primary cause, and that this climate change has negative consequences.

Roman Polanski may visit Los Angeles Soon

Roman Polanski has been wanted by the Las Angeles police since he skipped town a few decades back before sentencing on an “unlawful sex with a minor” charge. That was the plea he copped for much more serious rape charges. He has more or less ignored the fugitive warrants because for some reason you can…

Happy Birthday Chris Rowan

…. of the blog Highly Allochon … Highly Allochthon … no, wait, .. Got it Highly Allochthonous.