Daily Archives: June 2, 2011

The Daily Joke

Reggie married one of a pair of identical twins. Less than a year later, he was in court filing for a divorce. “Okay,” the judge said, “tell the Court why you want a divorce.” “Well,Your Honor,” Reggie began, “every once … Continue reading

Posted in Jokes | Leave a comment

The Daily Carlin Quote

Posted in Carlin | Leave a comment

The Daily Logical Fallacy

Affirming The Consequent: logic reversal. A correct statement of the form “if P then Q” gets turned into “Q therefore P”.For example, “All cats die; Socrates died; therefore Socrates was a cat.” Another example: “If the earth orbits the sun, … Continue reading

Posted in Logical Fallacies | Leave a comment

Brenda Fishman, “Taking Samela to the Beach”

Posted in Old Jews Telling Jokes | Leave a comment

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Atheism, Evolution | Leave a comment

Arthur Goldreich, a Leader of the Armed Fight to End Apartheid, Dies at 82

Arthur Goldreich, a Leader of the Armed Fight to End Apartheid, Dies at 82 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Civil Rights, Obituaries | Leave a comment

Abdias do Nascimento, Rights Voice, Dies at 97

Abdias do Nascimento, Rights Voice, Dies at 97 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Civil Rights, Obituaries | Leave a comment

Hans Keilson, Novelist of Life in Nazi-Run Europe, Dies at 101

Hans Keilson, Novelist of Life in Nazi-Run Europe, Dies at 101 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Obituaries | Leave a comment

Rosalyn S. Yalow, Nobel Medical Physicist, Dies at 89

Rosalyn S. Yalow, Nobel Medical Physicist, Dies at 89 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Obituaries, Science | Leave a comment

Watching the Murder of an Innocent Man

Watching the Murder of an Innocent Man [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Miscellaneous stuff | Leave a comment

Making the Best of Invasive Species Garlic mustard and Asian carp can wreak havoc on their ecosystems, but do they have a future on your dinner plate?

Asian Carp Making the Best of Invasive Species Garlic mustard and Asian carp can wreak havoc on their ecosystems, but do they have a future on your dinner plate? [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Animals, Environment, Smithsonian | Leave a comment

The Offbeat Museums of Europe Lost souls, music boxes and shoes fill some of the continent’s most peculiar collections

Offbeat Museums of Europe The Offbeat Museums of Europe Lost souls, music boxes and shoes fill some of the continent’s most peculiar collections [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Smithsonian | Leave a comment

Swimming With Whale Sharks Wildlife researchers and tourists are heading to a tiny Mexican village to learn about the mystery of the largest fish in the sea

Whale Shark Swimming With Whale Sharks Wildlife researchers and tourists are heading to a tiny Mexican village to learn about the mystery of the largest fish in the sea [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Animals, Smithsonian | Leave a comment

Cry, Wolf How a Campaign of Fear and Intimidation Led to the Gray Wolf’s Removal from the Endangered Species List.

Cry, Wolf How a Campaign of Fear and Intimidation Led to the Gray Wolf’s Removal from the Endangered Species List. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Environment, Extinct and Endangered Animals | Leave a comment

Doggone! Prairie dogs have been eliminated from more than 95 percent of their grassland habitat. And now they, and the vast and complicated ecosystems they sustain, face a new and deadly threat.

Doggone! Prairie dogs have been eliminated from more than 95 percent of their grassland habitat. And now they, and the vast and complicated ecosystems they sustain, face a new and deadly threat. [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Animals, Environment, Extinct and Endangered Animals | Leave a comment

From the jaws of victory… The Democrats, Medicare and the ‘winning message’

From the jaws of victory… The Democrats, Medicare and the ‘winning message’ [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Health, Politics, Rag Blog | Leave a comment

Letters from France III: The French healthcare system is the best in the world

Letters from France III: The French healthcare system is the best in the world [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Health, Rag Blog | Leave a comment

Sex and Surveillance

Sex and Surveillance [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Wolfe | Leave a comment

A Memo on Torture to John Yoo The former Bush administration official continues to defend the indefensible: his authorization of a disastrous policy of abuse

A Memo on Torture to John Yoo The former Bush administration official continues to defend the indefensible: his authorization of a disastrous policy of abuse [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Law | Leave a comment

US-Led Global War on Drugs a Failure: Report

US-Led Global War on Drugs a Failure: Report [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Common Dreams, Drugs, Law | Leave a comment

Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy

http://www.globalcommissionondrugs.org/Download.ashx?File=Global_Commission_Report_English.pdf [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Drugs, Law | Leave a comment

Sharing Photos Wirelessly, From Nearly Any Camera – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/02/technology/personaltech/02pogue.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&nl=technology&emc=cta1 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Apps | Leave a comment

Flipping to Grilled Cheese – NYTimes.com

http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/02/flipping-to-grilled-cheese/?ref=personaltechemail&nl=technology&emc=cta1 [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Technology | Leave a comment

Was Abe Lincoln a Jewish pawn of the Rothschilds?

Was Abe Lincoln a Jewish pawn of the Rothschilds? [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Salon | Leave a comment

The 100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time

[Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

Posted in Movies | Leave a comment