Archives for October 26, 2009

The Corporation Part 2

Calling all skeptics … So, what’s the story with this thing? They seem to be saying it uses Beta Waves. Remember Beta Waves? I wonder if these are a new kind of Beta Waves, or are they the Beta Waves that run my Ouija board? Here’s another video:

Global warming: It really is real.

Have you heard that the world is now cooling instead of warming? You may have seen some news reports on the Internet or heard about it from a provocative new book. Only one problem: It’s not true, according to several independent statisticians who analyzed temperature data for The Associated Press. Details here.

Months, it turns out.

Remember Daniel Hauser, the child who was busy dying of cancer while his parents kept real doctors away and treated him with homeowooatherapy and stuff? The Hauser family would now like everyone to go away again.

Why Fox News Isn’t

I love the fact that the tide is turning on Fox. (That might not be the best analogy.) In any event, this is a great example, from Rachel Maddow, of how life is more complex than much of our discourse allows for. And she does it with Walter Cronkite, and all the others on her…

You know the drill: Someone claims to see a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) but then some wise-ass bird expert has to tell them that “Immature bald eagles are often mistaken for golden eagles. You saw a bald eagle, not a golden eagle.” Reminds me of the bird expert lady in The Birds (which we watched…

Trumpet-Playing Legislators

Now, what you should probably appreciate is that bar bands in the suburbs are by and large cover bands. This band doesn’t really have a repertoire of their own compositions, but they do classic rock, folk rock and alternative rock. Tom joined them for their version of “Margaritaville.” Very good, but I don’t think Tom…

10:1 the DSCC gets spanked by Apple Corp for infringement. In the meantime, enjoy this, there will be more to follow, or so I hear:

Greg Pritchard – Britain’s Got Talent – Show 5 – The most amazing videos are a click away