Category Archives: Science

The Frozen Incan Princess

I stumbled on this amazing story this morning and had to share it with you. It comes from a New York Times article via Kim MacQuarrie’s Peru & South America Blog: The maiden, the boy, the girl of lightning: they … Continue reading

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Living Rent Free in Their Silly Heads

You know you have finally finished moving into the incredibly spacious and airy mind of Eichmann-Winkler (conservatism’s answer to the Menendez Brothers) when you read a post that forgoes the usual libel and defamation of a Republican candidate for office … Continue reading

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The ARM Chip: The Rise of the Machines

Soon, when you sit down in your easy chair to watch TV, your TV could be watching you back. The story’s found at dailymail.co.uk: When people download a film from Netflix to a flatscreen, or turn on web radio, they … Continue reading

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Answering Scotto on the Existence of God

Scotto’s response in the comment thread of yesterday’s Brent Wahl article was sufficiently thought-provoking to merit a response from me in a separate post. Herewith is his comment (corrected for grammar and punctuation): These days a lot of scientists and … Continue reading

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Answering Scotto and NiceGirl on Gay Marriage

Continuing the Same-Sex Marriage Debate I’m pleased that my recent post evoked responses from my readers and I’m wondering if, perhaps, I should offer my opinions on more controversial subjects (perhaps cat juggling). First of all, I would like to … Continue reading

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Roe v Wade at 39: Not a Happy Anniversary

I was fourteen years old and the lovely and ever-gracious Nicole was only a year old when a bare SCOTUS majority announced that it had successfully twisted the U.S. Constitution like a pretzel to find a “right” that, for the … Continue reading

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The Book of Jobs – Final Chapter

Last night the news broke that Steve Jobs succumbed to pancreatic cancer and passed away at the age of 56. There is a certain irony to this minor obituary: my laptop is a PC that runs Windows Vista and my … Continue reading

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The Secret to Suspended Animation?

The problem with living cells is that they “age,” that is to say, with the passage of time they begin to literally fall apart to the point that the mechanism of life can no longer be sustained – and what … Continue reading

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Prescience or Just a Lucky Guess?

On September 9 and September 10 I posted a two-part article outlining what I believed to be a viable and highly effective method for conducting a terrorist attack: giant-scale radio-controlled model airplanes filled with plastic explosives. In the first article … Continue reading

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A&M’s Dessler Confuses Weather & Climate

A Layperson’s Common Sense Response At the behest of our good friend Dr. Simon Atkins, I’m reposting this excellent piece written by Mark Gillar in response to a recent attack against Rick Perry launched by Texas A&M Professor Andrew Dressler. … Continue reading

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