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Monthly Archive: November 2009

Nov 30 2009

Music made from default Windows sounds

I think it’s a bit of a cheat, auto-tuning the “ding”, but still. It’s surprisingly pretty. And a damn sight nicer than I could ever manage. Hat tip to @deviantgent on Twitter.

Nov 30 2009

RCimT: Fashionably Late Sunday Readings

Here’s yesterday’s Sunday RCimT, which is only fashionably late. Your Cool Atheist of the Week is author Terry Pratchett of the Discworld series. The series is on my short list of books to read, as soon as I obtain a copy. Oh, and read everything else I’ve got queued up. “I think I’m probably an …

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Nov 29 2009

My TweetCloud

Via TweetCloud, here’s a look at what kinds of things I talk about on Twitter. None of this comes as any surprise to me. (Deleted and reposted to try to fix Twitter integration which just bloody broke again…)

Nov 29 2009

The Beautiful Universe

This is partly an attempt at getting my Twitter integration up and running, but here’s a wonderful video about the Chandra Observatory, also from FFreeThinker’s page.

Nov 29 2009

The Puzzle of Life

Via FFreeThinker’s Youtube channel, a beautiful video by Celebration of Reason. The CG’s a bit amateurish, but better than I could manage. And it’s just there to illustrate the heartwarming prose.

Nov 28 2009

Mildew!

We just bought a console table to put our coffee stuff and wine bottles next to the kitchen table, but to fit it, we had to move the heater one mere inch to the right. I unmounted the heater, and pulled out the molding between it and the back door — and underneath the molding, …

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Nov 28 2009

“Topples” Relativity? Really?

A physicist from University of California by the name of Petr Hořava has postulated how to unify the theory of relativity and quantum theory — by untying space from time when you start dealing with quantum-level reactions. [T]he problem is the way that time is tied up with space in Einstein’s theory of gravity: general …

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Nov 28 2009

“Your bitch ass just got served by Darwin.”

Thunderf00t owns Ray Comfort. Again.

Nov 27 2009

Three more bits of interesting reading

Just got back from braving the holiday shopping crowds. I got myself a housecoat. My first one ever. And I plan on wearing it all weekend — even when we visit Ron and Tanya for supper on Sunday. Michael Geist covers OECD’s declaration that Canada is among the lowest sources of counterfeiting, despite lobbyists’ and …

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Nov 27 2009

Time Lords love computers from the 80s? Hmm.

Hat tip to Gamma Squad.

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