Monthly Archives: July 2007

Of flushing Qur’ans and hate crime

via Pharyngula Recently, a man was arrested for flushing two Qur’ans in the public restrooms at Pace University for hate crimes. Apparently, after the first Qur’an was found in the toilet on October 13 last year, Pace University officials called … Continue reading

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My first 30 days on WordPress

Today is my thirtieth day of having a blog on WordPress.  This is not significant beyond the fact that WordPress provides statistics relating to blog traffic, with the number of visits (excluding those made by you while logged into WordPress) shown for the past 30 days, … Continue reading

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The Annenberg Political FactCheck

Dick Cheney brought a lot of attention to the Annenberg Foundation’s non-partison FactCheck.org when he mistakenly referred to it as factcheck.com during the Vice Presidential Debate in 2004.  Afterwards, many people flocked to the site to find out the latest in … Continue reading

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NASA’s bad news day

Today, there have been three negative news stories relating to NASA. The first of these was this story from Aviation Week, which claims in its first two paragraphs: A panel reviewing astronaut health issues in the wake of the Lisa … Continue reading

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Autostereogram Tetris

While looking at a link from a recent post from Pharyngula, I came across a link to an interesting variation on the well-known (I know, that’s an understatement) game of tetris at deviantART: Autostereogram tetris Autostereograms are commonly refered to … Continue reading

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The CNN-YouTube Democratic Presidential Debate

Yesterday, CNN held a debate among the 8 Democratic Presidential candidates where the questions were asked in the form of videos posted to YouTube.  While these questions came from YouTube viewers, it is worth noting that it was CNN that made … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture show starts today

Every year, Oshkosh, WI is host to the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh airshow, where thousands of planes are brought in for display and aerial acrobatics.  The show is one of the biggest events in the area each year.  I have been … Continue reading

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