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History and Anti-History

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 20:24 No Comments

A very old blog of mine, on Henry Ford’s statement “history is bunk,” is quoted in the India Times today. My name is spelled wrong.

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Euthanasia is Fun

Monday, March 5, 2012 2:57 3 Comments

The ultimate roller coaster. An engineer has come up with macabre rollercoaster concept where passengers are thrilled and then ‘killed’. The chilling Euthanasia Coaster is a theoretical machine engineered to ‘humanely, with elegance and euphoria, take the life of a human being’. It is designed to subject the rider to a series of unique experiences [...]

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How to Cite a Tweet?

Sunday, March 4, 2012 7:11 No Comments

The MLA (Modern Language Association) on how to cite a Tweet. No, really (see here).

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The Good News and the Bad News Regarding My Injury

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 19:28 8 Comments

This is the story of an injury, and my 15-month journey to figure out, piece-by-piece, what in the hell I did to myself. I am writing this injury chronicle because I think some folks can relate, and also, they may find my story just a wee bit interesting. For the last fifteen months, I have endured [...]

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Happy Penguin

Monday, December 26, 2011 8:30 1 Comment

If… This little guy just found out that Ron Paul won in Iowa. The Romney and Gingrich backers aren’t so elated.

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Being Authentic

Thursday, December 22, 2011 6:45 No Comments

Here is an energized piece from one of the most passionate members of the primal-paleo community, neurosurgeon Jack Kruse. See Wish #4. Indeed, authenticity is an essential part of character. To quote: Day 4 Wish: Say what you believe and forget about political correctness. Happiness needs authenticity.  Read a column by Karen DeCoster.  Google her now.  [...]

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Amazing Time Lapse Video – The City Limits

Monday, May 9, 2011 19:43 No Comments

It cannot be embedded, so here is the link.

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Ignorance

Friday, April 29, 2011 6:40 10 Comments

I have this really bad habit of countering ignorance through knowledge. Knowledge is power, and it is the kind of power we should covet, as opposed to exercising power – through political machinations – to control or trample the choices and lifestyles of our fellow humans. Ignorance is my least favorite epidemic.

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De Coster’s Awesome Salsa Recipe

Sunday, April 24, 2011 19:16 7 Comments

Homemade salsa. I haven’t had the crap from a jar for a long time. This is a recipe I got from some libertarian friends (Ron and Tami Holland) when I visited them in North Carolina. So I modified it, like I do all recipes, and here it is: – (2) cans of Rotel tomatoes (one [...]

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I Pay $7 Per Hour to Watch TV?

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 18:52 51 Comments

I’m what you would call TV ignorant. I don’t know what cable channels I have, I don’t care, and I never remember what channel is what each time I turn the bloody thing on. I watch the local Detroit news at 10pm sometimes, Judge Napolitano on FOX Business News when I can, or occasionally, a [...]

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