Linkposts, 8/29/12

August 29, 2012

File under “things you didn’t know were true”: Ice Hockey is a safer activity than Baseball. The information is via the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and is a PDF. Al Qaeda was working with Iraq. Click on the link, note the date of the indictment, and then do a “find” for “Iraq”. Via the Federation […]

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Linkpost, 8/27/12

August 27, 2012

Marijuana really does make you stupid Hats and the gangs that wear them Was Van Gogh Color Blind?

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Linkpost 6/15/11

June 15, 2011

So it ain’t Global Warming we’re facing: it’s a new ice age. Astronomers Forecast Spotless Sun – A New Little Ice Age to Come?

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The Decline Effect

January 4, 2011
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Over at the New Yorker, our buddy Jonah Lehrer has written an article called The Truth Wears Off. I give its own entry because it’s deeply disturbing, and worth reading. An excerpt to give you an idea: […] all sorts of well-established, multiply confirmed findings have started to look increasingly uncertain. It’s as if our […]

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Linkpost, 10/29/10 to 11/3/10

December 14, 2010

Fermilab is Building a ‘Holometer’ to Determine Once and For All Whether Reality Is Just an Illusion. A cure for the common cold may finally be achieved as a result of a remarkable discovery in a Cambridge laboratory. For those of you who don’t pay attention to the source, that’s Cambridge, England. Rushdie on Jon […]

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Linkpost, 11/4/10

December 14, 2010

New Report Reveals Ozzy Osbourne is a Genetic Mutant. I quote: “The biggest differences in Osbourne’s genes compared to other people is how he processes drugs and booze.” I can’t say I’m surprised. San Diego religious leader among those charged with aiding Somali terrorists. The dude’s name is “Mohamed Mohamed Mohamud”. If I were profiling […]

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Linkpost, 11/5/10

December 14, 2010

World celebs. In case you missed it, a Canadian couple donated an $11 million lottery jackpot to various charities. Americans Less Healthy Than English, but Live as Long or Longer, Study Finds. Deep Impact: The Website. I linked to this one just so I could quote it: I am a proponent of the Strong Gaia […]

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Linkpost, 11/16/10 to 11/19/10

December 14, 2010

Airports Can Opt-Out of TSA Screening in Favor of Private Companies. Surfaces that Keep the Ice Away. Or, de-icing through nanotechnology. Sea Life Flourishes in the Gulf. A Techno-Agrarian Manifesto. Or, what the heck are we going to do with all that empty space in Detroit? Surprise Link Between Weird Quantum Phenomena: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle […]

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Linkpost, 11/23/10

December 14, 2010

Was the Big Bang Preceded by Another Universe (Which Was Preceded by Another Universe)? This is a link to the Popular Science article, which includes a link to the actual paper. (The Kotaku article didn’t.) Is the Ben Bernank Stupid Like a Fox? Apparently there’s some question whether the Fed is actually printing money, or […]

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Linkpost, 10/28/2010

November 16, 2010

I’m still clearing the backlog … Plastic Water Bottles Won’t Hurt You. Or: Laboratory Research Shows that Laboratory Research Causes Cancer in Rats. Brutality with religious overtones, including some things about Mexican narco-cartels that might surprise you. Why do communists only drink herbal tea?

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