Monthly Archives: February 2012

Boosting the Signal

Forced Births in the Bad Old Days Judy was born in 1950 to an east coast Irish Catholic family.  Her father worked outside the home.  Her mother, with six children, kept house and raised the children.  Her extended family was … Continue reading

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Seeing on the Atomic Level

Single molecule’s electric charges seen in first image Researchers have shown off the first images of the “charge distribution” in a single molecule [of naphthalocyanine], showing an intricate dance of electrons at tiny scales. … The pioneering measurement could shed … Continue reading

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FATWAH!!

Does anyone remember Terry Jones?  I don’t mean the guy from Monty Python.  He’s the Gainesville, Florida pastor who threatened to burn a Koran back in August 2010.  He finally went through with it in April of last year, in … Continue reading

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Jack Chick’s “Party Girl” Dissected

This is a dissection I originally wrote back in November 2004.  I figured since Mardi Gras was this past week, now would be as good a time as any to air it out, dust it off, re-write about a third … Continue reading

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22 Light Years? That’s Nothing!

Newfound Alien Planet is Best Candidate Yet to Support Life, Scientists Say Scientists have found a planet – roughly 4.5 times the mass of earth – orbiting a star 22 light years away, and it’s located right in the middle … Continue reading

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But it’s out of LOVE

Maybe if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wishes to become more accepted by the American public, they should stop acting like sanctimonious assholes who think they’re doing the world a favor simply by existing. Anne Frank baptized … Continue reading

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The Art of Compromise

So the non-consensual trans-vaginal ultrasound clause of the latest bow to slut-punishing by the GOP is being replaced with one that only requires an external ultrasound instead.  I’m not sure if women are required to keep their eyes open during … Continue reading

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