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how to choose a president

I have no patience with people who will spend hours digesting sports statistics or studying video game reviews, but won’t bother going beyond 30-second sound bites and cockamamie ads to examine and analyze the positions of presidential candidates. Engage in…

trouser trash

If you farm coffee in this unnamed country, you have permission to slack off and take a few short cuts with your mulching.

equations

Mother Jones is one of my favorite magazines. The last page of the July/August issue has a graphic titled “The New Math of Global Warming.” Some of the equations are have a much broader application and are timeless. Here are…

I recall as a child getting my tetanus shot. I just could not wait to run out and play amongst garbage and sharp objects, with no worry my contaminated wounds would cause lockjaw. And along with that hepatitis B shot…

a real waste case

I’m not easily grossed out, but I figure that it’s probably best if human waste is not discussed on public blogs, at least those that are not dedicated to some sort of medical topic. And for sure photographs of human…

catching up

I’m back in the saddle, and will be unburdening my mind in the next few days. Here’s just some stuff I would have blogged about or linked to if I’d been home the last couple weeks… The Google bomb of…