Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happy New Year! With cats!

Drink in moderation


Behave yourself


Make sure you get home safely


And especially


(Cat reruns from years gone by)

Friday, December 27, 2013

Friday Flotsam

Tom Tomorrow: a Year in Crazy part one.

Peak food and peak oil?  We're all gonna die anyway!

Omg, they've killed Sean Bean!  Again.  And again.

Mistakes were made...

Those duck guys are really yuppies... with beards.

The 'poorest' president may actually be the richest.

The future is now.  Really.

Hacking your education.

Monday, December 23, 2013


How you guys talk gives away where you are from....

Diplomacy is better than genocide, oddly.

Cats and engineers.

A cube.  That can stand on a point.  And jump.  And I need to beat it to death...

Pharmacies deliberately misinforming teenagers about emergency contraception.

Parenting done right.

Voices from prison.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Friday Follies

Mistreatment of our disabled soldiers.

Peter O'Toole.

(Reuters) - Medical bills are behind more than 60 percent of U.S. personal bankruptcies, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday in a report they said demonstrates that healthcare reform is on the wrong track. 
More than 75 percent of these bankrupt families had health insurance but still were overwhelmed by their medical debts, the team at Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School and Ohio University reported in the American Journal of Medicine.
Nice to finally prove the obvious: Study links BP oil spill to dolphin deaths.

Anti-bacterial soaps don't work?

It is still dangerous to be a journalist.

Asteroid Vesta close up.

Cool! Everybody can grow algae to drive their cars now!

Wonderful rant about the fake controversy dealing with those guys with beards and ducks.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Friday, December 06, 2013

Friday Follies ... and cats.

Why do we love cats?

Bikers doing a good thing for kids.

Erik Prince hasn't gone away.

Michael the gorilla relates the story of the death of his mother.

A car mechanic develops a birthing tool.

The US alone created more than 36 million tons of food waste in 2011.  So take what you can eat, and eat what you take. And maybe let pigs eat the rest.

The Lady in Number 6:  109 year old Alice Herz Sommer – the world's oldest pianist and holocaust survivor.

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution Scientists say DNA strands in thigh bone of 400,000-year-old early human can help build clearer picture of human family tree

Update 12/8: fixed the Michael the gorilla link. (Thanks, Steve!)