Category Archives: Fun

What Americans should fear most

I’ve been thinking about the statement that Newt Gingrich made in front of John Hagee’s Cornerstone Church church last month: I have two grandchildren — Maggie is 11, Robert is 9. I am convinced that if we do not decisively … Continue reading

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Where are the terrorists?

Last night, I found out via Facebook that there was an interesting glitch in Google Translate.  The original message went as thus: Jews are terrorists Americans are terrorists Arabs are terrorists” if you put this in google translate, it says … Continue reading

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Definitive proof that the Sun IS Satan

Woe to those who thought that hell was below us.  It turns out that the Lord of Darkness patrols the daytime sky shining light on all in his path. It seems that Lucifer was an apt name after all.  At … Continue reading

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Nature’s forms, great and small

The Big Picture has yet another excellent photoset, this time focused on animals.  It it a source of amazement and awe for me that despite our relation to every one of the animals pictured, our ancestors diverged so greatly into … Continue reading

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Another lovely photo set from the Big Picture

The Boston Globe’s Big Picture website continues to churn out interesting photo collections in all their 990 pixel-wide glory. Today, they have a collection of satellite images from various sources within NASA such as this one of algae blooms in … Continue reading

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Gaza wallpaper

In light of the conflict in Gaza, I decided to make this wallpaper, derived from this photograph of an Israeli flair over Gaza city: For those who are not familiar with Arabic, غزة is how “Gaza” is spelled, or غ-ز-ة … Continue reading

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God is a jackrabbit

From an image recently released by a team working with the Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes probing the center of our galaxy: As you can see, the very center of our galaxy is inhabited by a giant spectral jackrabbit, who … Continue reading

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