Archives for April 16, 2010

Weekend Diversions:

Obama pwns little what’s his name for asking dumbest question evah. Oliver North on How To Be a Good American (OMG!) Djou: Playing Politics with Our Economic Recovery And finally, …. A handful of political cartoons

How to live trap a squirrel

It is not recommended that you trap and move squirrels. It may be illegal in your state, and since squirrels have teeth and may carry disease, it could be dangerous. But if you MUST trap a squirrel to move it, say, to a point a few blocks away, I suggest using a Havahart trap. Havahart…

Technology Rants

Well, maybe more like tidbits than rants. This is all Linux or ani-Windows stuff, so everyone else you get the clam-hand*.

Linux Fedora 13 Beta

There are many versions of Linux, but the two biggies seem to be Debian (on which Ubuntu and many other distributions are based) and Red Hat. Red Hat uses a commercial support model, so it is an example of a very different approach than Ubuntu. Many of the commercial applications of Linux are Red Hat.…

I and the bird # 123 is up

But you need to go to IDAHO to see it!

Myers vs. Pigliucci

Which is true: PZ Myers is a witless wanker who peddles pablum or “I shall be no friend to the appeasers” -pz myers … kind of a false comparison. But the debate is real. This time it’s Massimo Pigliucci vs. PZ Myers Two people that i like and admire fighting it out over an important…

Bachmann’s health care claims falter Bachmann has said the new health care act will unleash a wave of new federal funding for abortion … contrary to Bachmann’s claims, the law doesn’t fundamentally change federal policy on abortion …a Bachmann spokesman has backed off her prediction… Tea Party rally cost taxpayers nearly $14k …Bachmann solidified her…

What next, will we be seeing the CEO of Discovery Channel out harpooning whales? The media conglomerate Discovery Communications used to be known for their earth-friendly offerings. But they’ve just paid millions to Sarah Palin to host a “nature” show, despite her decidedly anti-environmental stance: She vocally advocates for habitat-destroying oil drilling, she denies global…

UPDATE: GO HERE. UPDATE UPDATE: I no longer have that file, because it is not the most current one. However, people who want to read their Kindle books on their Linux machine need only to use the browser-based Kindle Cloud Reader. It’s pretty nice. There is a Kindle reader application for the PC (and the…