Archive for September, 2010

Is this like that dream where you’re at school or work in your underwear?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Nah, not really.


Economics was never my strong suit

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

That said, it doesn’t take much study to be scared by this graph, or by this one. The discussion related to this graph is also easy to follow, and quite disturbing.

I could be flip and say that there’ll be a quiz on November 2nd, but this is no laughing matter.

Miscellany 11

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

The first three links come from The Agitator (link on the right).

See new level, hear new level, play new level?

I think I heard of this place a few years from now.

Well, where else would you find one?

We’re losing knowledge and experience. Via The Smallest Minority.

I’ve got a recording of The Cyclotronist’s Nightmare somewhere, but I haven’t heard the rest of these.

This is not Photoshopped.

Too Old To Work, Too Young To Retire is a great name for a blog.

The Silicon Graybeard appears to be an intelligent individual. This post on the administration’s latest disregard for the Constitution is one you should read.

Just what I need … more reading material.

A neat music video found at Xack Phobe’s Master Site. I’m unfamiliar with the group, but I may see what else they’ve got available.

I’ll be gone from KORB on Vimeo.

This is neat

Monday, September 20th, 2010

To celebrate his being awarded a knighthood, Terry Pratchett forged his own sword.

I’m disappointed and disgusted, but not surprised

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Both of my senators and my representative are sponsors of the DREAM act.

Aluminum that’s as strong as steel

Monday, September 20th, 2010

The process doesn’t sound very economical just yet, though.

The next big show: Dancing with the …

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Doctoral Candidates?

Via Dyspepsia Generation.

It’s Constitution Day

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Senator Orrin Hatch and Joseph Stuart both have things to say about it that I think should be widely read.

Of course, I’m not sure how many people will go to the articles from here who wouldn’t have already seen them.

I like this

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Via Theo Spark.

This one’s for Bunk

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

I told him I had a turtle comic.

A herd of turtles

This comes from a book that collected various comics from The Log, which was, at one time, the humor magazine of the Brigade of Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy.

It also contains a comic that is my all-time-favorite “How cold is it?” joke:

“How Cold Is It?” Joke

Perhaps that should be, “How cold can it get?