Daily Archives: July 27, 2007

The Last Sup(erimposed)per

Untitled document A brand-spanking new theory about Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper is apparently causing websites to crash like mad under high demand. Slavisa Pesci, described as a "information technologist and amateur scholar" in the linked article, has superimposed a … Continue reading

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So Much For The Rain Forests

Untitled document And so much for claims that global warming true believers care about the Earth. The Malaysian rain forests are disappearing very, very rapidly. Logging is happening at an astonishing pace and the cleared land is being replanted. With … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Environment, Junk Science | 1 Comment

Good News For Britain

Untitled document Britain has been suffering through a very wet summer. Flooding is widespread with rivers out of their banks and villages submerged. But there is good news from Holland for the folks suffering through the wet spell. A man … Continue reading

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Pistol Packing Preacher Pinches Pilferer

Untitled document This is amusing. A minister, who just happens to be a former police officer, helped nab a car thief who had stolen the car of one of his parishioners. The crime fighting pastor, James Kilgore, always carries a gun … Continue reading

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Australia’s Newest Crime-Fighting Technique

Untitled document The owner of a small fish and chips shop in Victor Harbor, Australia, down near Adelaide, has perfected the newest in crime-fighting methods. When an armed man made an attempt to hold the shop up, the owner battered … Continue reading

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Irresponsible

Untitled document The NASA panel report I posted about last night has now been released. Mike Carney from USA Today's On Deadline has the relevant section posted: Finding: Interviews with both flight surgeons and astronauts identified some episodes of heavy … Continue reading

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Aliens Bombard Iowa

Untitled document It would appear that even the heartland isn't safe from the practical jokes of aliens. They dropped large chunks of pure white ice on the city of Dubuque, Iowa. One fifty pound chunk went through the roof of a … Continue reading

Posted in Weird Stuff | 3 Comments

Explosion Kills Three At Mojave Spaceport

Untitled document An explosion at the Mojave spaceport facility has killed three and sent three others to the hospital with serious injuries. The accident at the facilities of Scaled Composites LLC, Burt Rutan's space company, occurred during testing of propulsion system … Continue reading

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Crocodile Tears From TNR

Untitled document Howard Kurtz writes about the "Scott Thomas" kerfluffle today and has a quote from TNR editor Franklin Foer that is stunningly hypocritical: As conservative bloggers yesterday continued to challenge the veracity of Beauchamp's accounts, Foer said: "It is … Continue reading

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Get Out Of Jail Cards

Untitled document I have not followed the case of two border patrol agents accused of killing a drug trafficker then covering it up. I know a lot of people have and are quite upset about the entire thing. But Al … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Ideas, Crime, Politics | 2 Comments

Free Auntie Aziz

Untitled document A group of "students" has reoccupied the Red Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan, demanding that the government release their cross-dressing leader, Maulana Abdul "Auntie" Aziz. Pakistani troops are apparently already moving in on the agitators. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 27 … Continue reading

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