Archives for December 9, 2010

Which is very handy if you are a Department of Motor Vehicles desk clerk who hates Teh Gay. Or a Senator.

At its December 9, 2010, meeting, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 8-2 to approve high school biology textbooks, despite the ongoing complaints of creationists objecting to their treatment of evolution. As NCSE previously reported, a decision on the textbooks, expected initially in October 2010, was deferred by the board, which sought…

Wikileaks and Anon_Op

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Now that Mythbusters is on Roku and Netflix via various venues, I’ve been watching it. Previously I’ve only seen a few. They’re pretty good. And now, President Obama will be on Mythbusters: “The Discovery Channel has announced that the Commander-in-Chief will be doing a cameo on “Mythbusters” tonight. He’ll be asking hosts Adam Savage and…

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Here’s a picture: Well, ok, actually, they didn’t exactly say this in their press release, but they didn’t not say it, neither, so shame on them!!! They put this picture that they KNOW imma think is mitosis and FAILED to say it wassn! FAIL I say! But seriously, folks, the real news and as far…

How to fix Michele Bachmann

It’s a great idea that I found on a new blog called Notes from the Pondonome, (which from the photograph in the blog’s banner must be some kind of remote church and graveyard near a river in South Dakota): It involves bacteria.

This is interesting. Well, the whole conversation is interesting, but it gets especially interesting around 6 minutes … Question: … there’s this US Intelligence Analyst Bradley Manning arrested and it’s alleged that he confessed in in a chatroom to have leaked …. 280 thousand classified us embassy cables. Did he? Answer: Well, we have denied…

Michele Bachmann on Carbon Dioxide.

“Carbon dioxide is natural, it is not harmful, it is a part of Earth’s lifecycle. And yet we’re being told that we have to reduce this natural substance, reduce the American standard of living, to create an arbitrary reduction in something that is naturally occuring in Earth.”

Or at least, I think he was trying to make a point, but I’m not entirely sure.