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“Sacred music”

June 29th, 2009 by GST

Browsing the CD bin at my public library today, I was pleased to see a drawer marked “Sacred.”  Their definition of “sacred music,” however, turns out to be different from mine.

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June 29th, 2009 16:53:47

Sun changes radioactive decay rates?

June 29th, 2009 by Mogollon Monster

All your radioactive decays are belong to me! Muaghhhhhhhhhh!

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June 29th, 2009 16:03:06

Working with imperfect knowledge

June 28th, 2009 by Vader

A recent comment here led me to a blog that I will not honor with a link, lest I be responsible for helping profane that which is sacred. (more…)

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June 28th, 2009 23:26:01

Mark Steyn on weirdness

June 28th, 2009 by Vader

“Big government more or less guarantees rule by creeps and misfits.”

I think that’s an unwarranted insult to misfit creeps like myself.

Otherwise, Stein hits the nail on the head.

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June 28th, 2009 14:50:54

World’s oldest musical instrument found

June 25th, 2009 by Vader

It’s a flute.

I would not have guessed our most distant ancestors were so delicate in their tastes.

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June 25th, 2009 14:11:25

T Equals Time

June 25th, 2009 by GST

Our friend Matsby can’t stop thinking about time travel.  He runs the premier blog resource on the subject, T Equals Time.  Check it.

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June 25th, 2009 13:03:22

Health Care Hullabaloo

June 25th, 2009 by Bertie

What, one wonders, is this “health care” that our American cousins bruit about so much? Something to do with loony doctors?

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June 25th, 2009 09:34:52

Generation Length

June 24th, 2009 by G.

In demography, it matters not just how many kids you have, but when you have them.

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June 24th, 2009 10:11:10

Another reason to like Australians

June 23rd, 2009 by Vader

"That's a knife."

"That's a knife."

I admire their unwillingness to suffer those who are unclear on the concept:

“You need a weapon,” he said. “I have to fear for my life. You can’t just have the money.”

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June 23rd, 2009 11:09:45

Protecting fetuses from alcohol

June 23rd, 2009 by Vader

From an article at USA Today:
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June 23rd, 2009 10:47:14

The safest place

June 23rd, 2009 by GST

The Rev. Tim Vakoc once told his sister that the safest place for him to be was in the center of God’s will.

“If that is in the line of fire, that is where I will be,” he had said.

MAJ H. Timothy Vakoc, RIP

MAJ H. Timothy Vakoc, RIP

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June 23rd, 2009 10:22:33

“Consider me as laughing, and join me if you wish.”

June 23rd, 2009 by GST

I came across this ancestor to “LOL” in the most recent K9YA Telegraph (free subscription), taken from the Chicago Daily Tribune of November 17, 1938.

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June 23rd, 2009 08:57:44

Why Boys Need Men Teachers

June 23rd, 2009 by G.

One of the most malign of modern trends is the disappearance of men from the ranks of public school teachers and the decline in the number of woman teachers who wield a ruler. I got a testimony of this recently. (more…)

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June 23rd, 2009 07:25:30

Did Homo Sapiens eat Homo Neanderthalensis?

June 22nd, 2009 by GST

Neanderthal Tartare.

Neanderthal Tartare.

From AL Daily.

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June 22nd, 2009 14:29:52

King Benjamin and people with cardboard signs

June 21st, 2009 by Vader

It’s an old debate, of course. (more…)

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June 21st, 2009 19:43:40