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Dolphins Reported Talking Whale in Their Sleep →
News has come from France that some captive-born dolphins there have been recorded “talking in their sleep” — and talking in Whale, no less, not Dolphinese. Read more
good comment on religion from npr comments
godsworship: Michael McKee (idiomac) wrote: It was in the early 70’s when I disengaged, when I realized religion is the creation of men who seek to rule over others. Given to the masses as an IOU for having been made slaves for the enrichment of the elite. It says in effect, though all your toils have given the elite their stature, you will be rewarded in heaven. Truly the opium of the masses....
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The Mafia Plot To Kill Dennis Kucinich →
via Alan Grayson: When Dennis Kucinich refused to turn over Cleveland Public Power to the One Percent, they decided to kill Dennis. Not kill Dennis’s political career. Kill Dennis. You don’t have to take my word for it. You can read the chilling account in the Cleveland Free Times cover story, which includes quotes from the police interview with the hit man. The plan was to shoot...
Abandoned Theaters →
A very large collection of pictures of deserted theaters from across the country.
Fidel Castro on the Republican race for the...
“The selection of a Republican candidate for the presidency of this globalized and expansive empire is — and I mean this seriously — the greatest competition of idiocy and ignorance that has ever been,” said the retired Cuban leader…. From the San Francisco Chronicle
How the Internet Was Started
In ancient Israel , it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com did take unto himself a young wife by the name of Dot. And Dot Com was a comely woman, broad of shoulder and long of leg. Indeed, she was often called Amazon Dot Com. And she said unto Abraham, her husband, “Why dost thou travel so far from town to town with thy goods when thou canst trade without ever...
Little Bit Of Heaven - 94.7 - KMET - Tweedle Dee →
An Evening With Dr. Demento
On Citizens United Anniversary, Supreme Court Gets... →
Norman Edmund →
Raise an Erlenmeyer flask in farewell to the Willy Wonka of geekdom, Norman Edmund of Edmund Scientific (1916-2012)
Walking among dead trees and flat screens →
….something is being lost in our rush toward the digital age. Something intangible, perhaps never to be found again. Perhaps transforming into something new and unknown. Perhaps we will look back on the places where we collected books and think they were as quaint and useless as the monasteries that kept vaults of scrolls before the advent of the printing press and movable type. But even...
Send in the dolphins →
If Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. Navy has a backup plan to save one-fifth of the world’s daily oil trade: send in the dolphins. Read More….
In Which I Fix My Girlfriend’s Grandparents’ WiFi...
BY Mike Lacher - - - - Lo, in the twilight days of the second year of the second decade of the third millennium did a great darkness descend over the wireless internet connectivity of the people of 276 Ferndale Street in the North-Central lands of Iowa. For many years, the gentlefolk of these lands basked in a wireless network overflowing with speed and ample internet, flowing like a river into...
The Auto Industry Wants To Have Sex With You →
I went to the North American Auto Show tonight. It was awesome. It had all of those concepts and hot “previews” that you always see featured on CNN. Plus, checking out the displays and the “show quality” was equally as fun — touch-screens and immersive presentations and modern furniture and hands-on simulators. It was kid-in-a-candy-shop stuff for design and technology, even for someone like...