Category Archives: Science

They’re Made Out of Meat

Note: There’s a great short story link at the bottom of this post; don’t miss it because of my ramblings above the fold. ~Joe C. So, I finally watched Food, Inc. last night, the Academy Award best documentary nominee I’ve … Read More

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WTC7 — This is an Orange

Just how brainwashed are you? Watch embedded below, or click the link: WTC7 — This is an Orange. If, after watching the video, you irrationally feel very defensive of the the government’s official 9/11 conspiracy theory, you may need help… … Read More

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The Talented Buddha Boy

Ram Bomjon from Ratanapuri village, Bara district, Nepal, may be enlightened. While some say he is the reincarnation of the Buddha, Ram himself has clearly stated he is not (Duhhh…like, dude, Siddhartha Gautama already reached nirvana, so, like, why would … Read More

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Wingsuit Base Jumping

I’m guessing the long-term survival rate in the sport of extreme wingsuit base jumping is pretty low. Exhibit A: Pioneering Michigan-born birdman Clem Sohn (1910 – 1937). As the old saying goes, it wasn’t the fall that killed him; hitting … Read More

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Juan Enriquez: Economics and the Big Reboot

In his TED talk, Juan Enriquez ponders the economic meltdown. He also talks about wolves who dress like sheep and talk about entitlement. And he explains how the dollar in your pocket today may be worth a trillion 2010 dollars. … Read More

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