Saturday, February 28, 2009
Friday, February 27, 2009
Thursday, February 26, 2009
Rare Superman Comic To Be Auctioned Online
Action Comics #1," published in June 1938, is considered by collectible experts to be the world's most valuable comic book and is valued at about $126,000.
And this is during an economic downturn. Some people have more money than brains.
Makes me wish I had kept track of more of my old comics!
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Saturday, February 21, 2009
This is a gratuitous photo of a Celebes Crested Macaque and has absolutely nothing to do with the story about how Huffington Post blog was duped into posting a hoax video of Fox's John Gibson making a derogatory statement about Attorney General Eric Holder.
Huffington Post Red In The Face Over Fox News Hoax
Just for the record, the video was pulled and here is how the correction appeared in the Huffington Post:
CORRECTION: John Gibson did not compare Eric Holder to a monkey with a
bright blue scrotum.
The left is in such a hurry to condemn FOX News that they will fall for almost anything, however outlandish.
Friday, February 20, 2009
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Remember when little Ralphie Parker was warned against shooting his eye out with a Red Ryder BB gun?
Well, Ralphie's dad wasn't as crazy as this man...
Wisconsin Boy's Essay Leads To Charge Against His Dad
A New Warning For Our Time: You'll Shoot Your Son't Butt Off!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Marine Census Finds Life On Both Poles
Big surprise. Researchers documented thousands of species living in the Antarctic and the Arctic, and discovered dozens of species common to both polar seas -separated by 7,000 miles.
Most of the new discoveries were simpler life known as invertebrates, or animals without backbones, also known as politicians.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
It's hard for me to believe that it's been 21 years since the death of one of my favorite physicists...
Richard P. Feynman May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988.
If you're looking for a good biography to read, I recommend Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by James Gleick.
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Friday, February 13, 2009
For this Cat Blog Friday...
... a photo of my black cat, Felix, who is such a 'fraidy cat that some people in my family joke that they don't believe I own a black cat because they've never seen him. Felix makes himself scarce when company comes over.
Happy Friday the 13th, everybody.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
I originally heard about the Australian bush fires from my OZ blog buddy Caz @ Avatar Briefs
but now this little koala has become quite the internet video star...
Thirsty Koala Becomes Video Star
This will make you forget about the faltering economy, and your tanking 401K, and your new job prospects being next to zero...
This will make you smile for a change.
Go for it.
You'll thank me.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
This article was such a downer to read that I'm going to warn my readers to read it at their own risk.
Murphy's Law, The Peter Principle And Barack Obama
And Shiver didn't even metion BO's moslem schooling in Indonesia...
Monday, February 09, 2009
Saturday, February 07, 2009
Reporter Restrained After Panetta Hearing
Michael Calderone writes: "Following Leon Panetta’s confirmation hearing Thursday, several reporters approached the CIA director-designate in the hallway outside room G-50 in the Dirksen Building.
There, CongressDaily reporter Chris Strohm — upon asking a question — was physically restrained by a man who accompanied Panetta at hearings both days."
I'm curious about what the reporter asked, but there appears to be no mention of that in the article.
So much for open and transparent government...
Friday, February 06, 2009
For this National Wear Red For Women's Heart Disease Awareness Friday...
... a cat in a red shirt.
Watch out, kitty! Red shirts don't last long in Trek.
Happy Friday, everybody.
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Denver convenience stores are being robbed by a bat'leth wielding man!
Pic Shows Man Robbing Stores With Klingon Sword: Clerks Recognize Sword As 'Bat'leth'
It's a really puny sized one at that.
Does the House Speaker listen to herself when she speaks? This is what she said about the economic stimulus package:
"Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package, 500 million Americans lose their jobs. I don't think we can act fast enough to stop that." -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
I would refer to her as an airhead, but I wouldn't want to be thought of as sexist by Birdwoman ;-)
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
This came to me via my sister...
How can 2 million blacks get into Washington DC in sub zero temps in one day when 200,000 couldn't get out of New Orleans at 85 degree weather with four days notice?
Inquiring minds want to know...
I thought this was just too funny to let pass without bringing attention to it...
Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
As an admitted fan of zombie lore, I must say that I'm not happy with this combo. I think there has to be a better way to get kids to read than this.
Chefs served what they claim to be the world's largest cheesecake in Mexico City, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009. The chefs hope to win a Guinness World Record.
OK, with me, chocolate is good, but cheesecake is better!
I guess my invite to this giant cheesecake bake was lost in the mail