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Archives for September, 2010

I’ve heard of “carrion beetles” but this is more like a “carry-on beetle”: Amanda and I were outside the cabin in Cass County, Minnesota last week, cutting pieces of plywood for sub flooring, and we saw this creature among the debris. At first I thought it was some kind of wasp covered with tiny spiders,…

And let’s start with some inspiration, fear, and loathing:

And Delaware’s Tea Party O’Donnell caught in major resume education lie. More on Paladino:

Hello Darwin My Old Friend

If only Paul and Art were this good with Lyrics! Hat Tip Bora

It was Blasphemy that led me to Atheism by a somewhat circuitous yet in the end well marked path. This is the story of my first step on that path.

Fisher-Price recalls more than 10 million items Fisher-Price is recalling more than 10 million tricycles, toys and high chairs over safety concerns. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that two of the products being recalled involved injuries. In the recall of about 7 million Fisher-Price Trikes and Tough Trikes toddler tricycles, the agency is…

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Read this blog post ONLY IF YOU DARE!!!!

Except Atheists and Jews. They know stuff. Watch Penn Jillette take a quiz on religion: I love this quote: “I gave my daughter a bible. That’s how you make atheists.”

According to Goldman Sachs puppet California Republican and eMagnate pro-CEO gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman, who apparently … well, you can guess…

Some Like it Hot

The world’s most famous cross dresser has died at 85. Tony Curtis received numerous Oscar nominations, made more than 120 films, played several TV roles, and was an accomplished painter. And, she went to a conservatory.