Archives for November 13, 2009

Lewis Black on Evolution and Creationism

People and dinosaurs were adapted to chase down and kill any plants that tried to get away.

Auras? What century is this?

He is a bad, bad man in so many ways.

Fixing your Dictionary

You are typing some text into an editing window in your FIrefox Browser, and you spell something terribly wrong. Like this: I am so glad I upgreaded to Firefox 2.0, because it has a built in spell checker. You see the error where you meant to type “upgraded.” So you right click on it to…

The command dmidecode is ” is a tool for dumping a computer’s DMI (some say SMBIOS) table contents in a human-readable format. This table contains a description of the system’s hardware components, as well as other useful pieces of information such as serial numbers and BIOS revision.” (from the “man”).

Paul Porter ~ Café Scientifique

Café Scientifique: Feeding Africa With Paul Porter, University of Minnesota Professor in Agronomy and Plant Genetics November 17, 2009 

Apropos much of what has been discussed here lately, there was a very interesting piece on Rachel Maddow’s show yesterday in which the legal meaning of the word “terrorism” was discussed. By people who actually know what they are talking about.

Every Culture Has A ….

… has a what!?!?