Archives for December, 2009

How to shoot down a Zeppelin

… in Indiana Jones Staff of Kings Co Op mode. Which we figured out and is so hard to do I thought I’d share it.

Emergency Poll

Reaction Times and IQ Tests

The following is a guest post by Stephanie Zvan. In this post, Zvan addresses a recent study of “reaction times” and IQ measurements in two study groups distinguished by race. I’ll let the post speak for itself, but it is worth nothing that in the ongoing discussion of race and intelligence, the complaint is commonly…

This will be the topic of discusiion at a new Monthly Political Meetup in Madison, WI. The first of these meetings will be with… … Shawn Francis Peters. He will discuss public regulation of religious behavior and the current debate in Wisconsin over state law that appears to exempt parents from criminal prosecution for the…

Smarter Than The Rest

I wish I hadn’t done that. I wish I hadn’t convinced my teachers and parents that I was smarter than all the rest. I wish I had spent more time actually learning and studying and working hard than trying to show off to people. … Mike’s latest entry on Quiche Moraine relates to the numerous…

Which is more religious: Cats or dogs?

…. you be the judge ….

“Tensions in Latvia…are tense…” .. You know all those silly misquotes and verbal foibles that get passed around the internet that you’ve heard a thousand times? Here’s a bunch that seem newer and less previously heard. At least to me. They are, of course, GNU quotes. Check them out. A couple of more good ones:…

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Comment moderation back on.

Due to an ovewhelming influx of drek from various commenters, I’ve turned comment moderation up a few notches. This will probably mean that your comments will be grabbed by the moderation monster no matter what you say or who you are, because the Moveable Type comment moderation system totally sucks. I’m doing this because I…

How To Use Linux ~ 04 Instalilng Software

This is the fourth in a series of posts on using Ubuntu Linux specifically written for that select group of people who are smart but non-geek computer users who are using Linux because they are. Just are.