Archives for January 1, 2012

March was a particularly important month for this blog, and for everybody in the world, really, because it is when the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, and Fukushima meltdown started. Although I blogged early on about the quake and tsunami, my colleague and friend Analiese Miller and I eventually focused on the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and…

One of the most read posts of the month was titled Justin Bieber’s New Haircut but it was actually about something else. It was about a bunch of things, including #Occupy (even though #Occupy had not happened yet) and the end of civilization as we know it. In February, we also explored the question “Why…

In January I noticed, and blogged, that Michele Bachmann is an Unmitigated Idiot and Racist. And I proved it. Also, during the winter of 2010-2011 there were a handful of die-offs of birds and some other critters that happened to get into the news, and for some, caused great anxiety. We explored the question of…

Nooz

Last night, a Minneapolis woman gave birth to twins. Two of them. But labor was tough. The first one was born just before 7PM on December 31st, 2011. The second one was born just after midnight, Januray 1st, 2012. This will get interesting in about 12 years.* The following tragic news story appeared on this…

iPhone/Android/Touchscreen Tip

If you have a touch screen device that requires a password to unlock, and the location of the password is fixed on the screen, add repeating digits to you PIN. For obvious reasons.