Peace Out

In the early ’70s, I wore a peace shirt. That is, it had a peace sign on it. For some reason, this caused little consternation . . . and I lived in an army town….

Mocking Darwin: Beer Goggle Effect Explained

Science has outdone itself yet again, providing an explanation (and a mathematical formula, yet) for the famed ‘beer-goggle effect’ — an observable, quantifiable and too-often-replicated happenstance wherein ugly people pass along their genes by sneakily…

Intelligence Test #104.53-6

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Meanwhile . . .

The new iPod Shuffle is in stores, and is ridiculously cute (albeit it has no discernable cuddly factor). 1 gigabyte, US$79. Also from Apple, the PRODUCT (RED) iPod Nano (Apple donates $10 of the purchase…

YAS (Yet Another Scandal)

Pastor Ted Haggard, An evangelical minister strongly opposed to gay marriage (and, presumably, drugs) resigned among allegations that he’d been having a three-year affair with a male prostitute who supplied him with methamphetamine. Initially denying…

Blogger Poker Tour Event, the Fourth

Today at 4pm eastern, the fourth event of the esteemed Blogger Poker Tour takes place. Yours Truly has been doing miserably on the tour, so much so that I hang my head in shame as…