Interesting Times

Officially, the U.S. national debt is 15.9 trillion dollars. Well, a bit more than that; according to past U.S. Comptroller David Walker, it’s at US$70 trillion and increasing at about US$10 million a minute. The…

“Eight years of tension”

Earlier yesterday, 1: 1:32am EDT . . . this landed on Mars . . . 2: 1:34am EDT . . . making these folks happy 3: 1:47am EDT It sent back pictures of its shadow…

Sheepdip &c.

In Wales, there are many, many sheep. Any time you have an abundance of animals, you also have an abundance of their . . . poop. Typically, herbivore poop makes for fertile farmland, but a…

News Bits

If You Go Out in the Woods Today Department: 248 Human Fetuses Found in Russian Forest To Serve and Protect: Earlier this month, 18 police officers in Shandong province, China spent over 40 minutes rescuing…

Peekaboo

Removing him from the user database was sufficient to delouse W&F, but I somehow managed to blank the site’s home page.

Cleanup at Checkout

It’s been a few months (about half a year or so) since I last posted here. In that timeframe, some decent people passed away, greedy American mortgage lenders managed to collapse the world’s economies, I…