this year has been the best year, ever. here’s why:
First, a bit of background, from John Crane’s post entitled “Who Really Believes in the Virgin Birth” Who really believes in the virgin birth? A recent survey by the Barna Research Group, asked adults what they believed about the virgin birth of Jesus—Was this story literally true or not? Across all demographic spectrums most adults […]
â€œSomebody created a situation that really agitated her and gave her some sort of a method to break out,â€ Mollinedo said. â€œThere is no possible way the cat could have made it out of there in a single leap. I would surmise that there was help. â€A couple of feet dangling over the edge could […]
one of my coolest christmas gifts is the avenging narwhal from the back of the box: For centuries, the Narwhal was the great mystery of the sea. With the body of a whale and the horn of a Unicorn, many people believed that these fascinating creatures were harmless inhabitants of the icy waters of the […]
i love this quote from fake steve jobs, in a post about how apple seems to be offering him a buttload of cash to stop pretending to be steve jobs. i don’t particularly care about that part of it, though i wish someone would offer me so bucks to stop blogging (anyone!? hello? drat.) no, […]
Being a programmer and the only computer literate person in my family, I get tech support calls from my family all the time. I got a phonecall from a brother-in-law today: Him: Hey, you’re good with computers right? Me: Yes. Him: And you know how to program computers? Me: Yes, thats my job actually. Him: […]
A Silicon Valley start-up called Nanosolar shipped its first solar panels — priced at $1 a watt. That’s the price at which solar energy gets cheaper than coal. Curious that this story is not on every front page. At $1 per Watt, the iTunes of Solar Energy Has Arrived
Once you get into flow it’s not too hard to keep going. Many of my days go like this: (1) get into work (2) check email, read the web, etc. (3) decide that I might as well have lunch before getting to work (4) get back from lunch (5) check email, read the web, etc. […]
â€œAs I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more of a loner,â€ Favre says. â€œYou’ve just been out there in front of 80,000 screaming people, everyone watching every move you make, the pressure of all that — it’s fine and dandy for three hours, but afterward….â€ Here Favre takes a big, billowing breath. â€œI used to thrive […]
why so serious?
the new indianapolis library is open and i was dissapointed to learn that it contains a starbucks. now, i used to work for starbucks and as far as big corporations that come into small markets and wipe out local businesses, it’s not ALL bad, i suppose, but still, the city could have gone with any […]
the fourteen of you who regularly read my blog (hi alison! hi michelle! hi mom! hi andy!) may remember that my dream job is to be an orca trainer, and the following excerpt from an article is just one reason why. another reason, you may be interested, is that i am trying my darndest to […]
â€œIt’s a Zen thing. Once you get used to traffic, then you can float through the chaos,â€ he said. Fixed-Gear Bikes an Urban Fixture
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