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Archive for August, 2009
The Science is Settled

When someone tells you “the science is settled” realize they’re neither a scientist nor right. Need proof? Read this. Astrophysicists are having a hell of a time dealing with an odd planet and the repercussions to orbital mechanics, something many would have figured was “settled” over the past 400 years. So next time someone tries […]

Double Yolked

I’ve been eating organic free range chicken eggs for a few years now. I find them tastier than the regular eggs. I also tend to buy extra-large eggs because, well, I’m in the “bigger is better” crowd when it comes to eggs :-). During my many many years of buying eggs I’ve occasionally come across […]

Julie & Julia

Just watched Julie & Julia today with the wife. Very good film. I quite enjoyed it. And though I’m not a fan of Meryl Streep I found her portrayal of Julia Child wonderful. The entire way the film wove Julia Child’s life in with Julie Powell’s was excellent. Well worth seeing. However, I’d love to […]

Seth Godin on Social Networking

Over at Brand Infection they have a snippet by Seth Godin on Social Networking. I’ve often tried to express my disdain for social networking but never was able to put it quite as properly as Seth Godin does. The short video is well worth watching. The crux of the video is this message: Networking is […]

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