altruism and evolution

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 […]

little hint

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, […]

it IS on my front page

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

holy cow is this me

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. […]

2007 Sportsman of the Year: Brett Favre

“As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become more of a loner,” Favre says. “You’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….” Here Favre takes a big, billowing breath. “I used to thrive […]

orcas are smart

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 […]