Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

Instinctive Slingshot

You won’t believe your eyes, nor see this on Top Shot. Amazing stuff.

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Cutting the parachute off the handbasket

The New America Foundation shows you how! In the aftermath of the Great Recession, a debate over Social Security is heating up. This debate raises fundamental questions about the kind of society in which Americans wish to live. So far, … Continue reading

Posted in Dare To Be Stupid, The Left is Never Right, Too Stupid to Live, Useful Idiots | 3 Comments

Hide the Decline: Part II

Don’t worry, we’re not going to drag ourselves through the Glowball Warmening debate here. This is just the economy. Nothing important. I have a very disturbing email that came in this evening. It alleges out-and-out fraudulent reporting of home sales … Continue reading

Posted in Life in the Atomic Age | 2 Comments

Writing is, like, so hard!

And to think, they used to teach spelling in school. Oregon seventh-graders and high school students will now be able to use their computer’s automated spelling checker when taking the state writing test, the Oregon Department of Education announced today. … Continue reading

Posted in Academia and Other Nonsense | 4 Comments

QuikClot vs. Celox?

FerFal’s been on a roll with some good posts in recent days. Today he’s got a long one about QuikClot, including a link to this video (warning: graphic). Some years ago I bought several QuikClot packs for home and car … Continue reading

Posted in By Ourselves, For Ourselves | 3 Comments