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Movies that won’t play.

I’ve decided to follow up on an earlier post (Movies I’d watch) where I lamented on the interesting movies that get made but the majority of intelligent movie fans will not get to see in their home town. A fair … Continue reading

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The answer is ‘Yes’.

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I’ll have a coffee and think about it.

Starbucks and Spider Webs …caffeine is known to be toxic in very high quantities. An old, fascinating, science experiment tested, in a very unique way, just how toxic certain chemicals are – including caffeine. The results show the effect of … Continue reading

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Doug: John is my heart

John Is My Heart (this one deserves reposting).   This is a well-written article about a father who put several of his kids through expensive colleges but one son wanted to be a Marine. Interesting observation by this dad.  See … Continue reading

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Pure Gold from Chaos Manor

Dr. Pournelle’s blog His reader writes about automated vehicles This seems to be the anniversary of an interesting event. The officers charged with beating Rodney King were acquitted. So the black community in LA behaved like a collection of depraved … Continue reading

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Scott Adams has the quote of the day.

“My recommendation to the public is to refuse to re-elect any politician who votes for a healthcare bill that YOU don’t understand. If you don’t understand a healthcare bill, that means it is designed to screw you. “ The Healthcare … Continue reading

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Amazon Marketplace is the new Thieves Market…

First, I’m not stupid.  I thought this was a bogus offer from the first; the price was too low, the seller was too new, the 100% rating was suspect. First I should mention that I risked no money only Amazon … Continue reading

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Quote of the day from Instapundit

COMMENT OF THE DAY: “I love your sarcasm, but in all seriousness, I am sick unto Heaven of this talking point. At this stage in the game, the Bonapartists and the Nazis combined haven’t blamed ‘the verdammt Russians’ as much … Continue reading

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Bunny Inspectors, move over…

After Challenging Red Light Cameras, Oregon Man Fined $500 for Practicing Engineering Without a License When Mats Järlström’s wife got snagged by one of Oregon’s red light cameras in 2013, he challenged the ticket by questioning the timing of the … Continue reading

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Quote from ‘Popular Science’

I already owned an overpriced gadget, my Fitbit, that encourages me to get off my butt by vibrating whenever I’ve been sitting for too long. And I now also own an overpriced gadget that encourages me to stay on my … Continue reading

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