Archives for October 24, 2009

H1N1 Vaccination Hysteria Part 1: Is the Swine Flu Vaccine Safe? and H1N1 Vaccination Hysteria Part 2: Should I get the shot? At Urban Science Adventures.

Earlier today a pending non-provisional utility patent application assigned to Apple Computer published. This application, US Patent Application 20090265214, is titled Advertisement in Operating System, and covers exactly what the title implies; namely an operating system that is capable of displaying a variety of advertisements to users. You are likely to have heard of the…

Save the Public Option NOW!!!

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Cats: Dogs: Bonus: Cat – Dog Interaction

This is hilarious. A slightly different experience than mine.

hat tip: Ana

Weekend Diversion Links

Chicago Coalition of Reason Erects Offensive Billboard!!!11!! 99 Stunning Photographs Earth and Jupiter in the Same Photograph!!! Ubuntu SE Edition (SE = Satanic Edition)

Minnesotans Need A Public Option

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UFO’s on Quiche Moraine

Among a certain class of people, the term “Rumsfeldian” is used to describe a style of leadership that prizes bureaucratic turf-protecting, dissent-quashing through barely concealed intimidation, an inflated sense of self-importance, and the inability to incorporate possible long-term consequences into the decision making process. This class consists primarily of policy wonks, especially the left-leaning ones…

President Barack Obama signed an order last night declaring that the swine flu is a national emergency. This allows the implementation of emergency plans. So, what is an emergency plan?