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Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 31 2012

This is huge

This right here may have saved this election. The judge was not kind to the bullshit Ryan-Romney was spreading about Obama trying to curtail military voters either:

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Aug 31 2012

Good try, Science Guy

Here’s on the biggest problems with youTube in the view of many. Bill Nye the Science Guy posted a video that read in part:

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Aug 31 2012

A feint and a debacle

It was bad enough that the GOP was running around virtually in drag pretending to love women and minorities all week, while quietly or not so quietly nailing down planks on their platform that would more appropriate if read to the illiterate masses by a 14th century small-town crier. Plus Clint Eastwood was up there, a …

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Aug 29 2012

And yet more racism at the RNC

This was a GOP latina who took the podium as part of procedure, some other faction didn’t like the rules. So they started shouting “Go Back Home” and “USA, USA”. Yeah, that happened yesterday too.

Aug 29 2012

Disturbing incident at GOP convention

It’s not completely clear why what happened actually happened, but apparently a convention attendee or two started throwing food at a black CNN camera person:

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Aug 29 2012

Incredible Curiosity descent video

Souped up frame rate thanks to interpolation! Yay math!

Aug 28 2012

Curiosity has a really good set of cams on her

Click pic for large image, 946 X 710, at NASA/JPL homepage

Mars Curiosity is like a super hero probe compared to her less endowed peers and this week she began proving it. While I’m not planetary geologist, that looks like the spittin image of marine strata exposed by some kind of erosion:

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Aug 28 2012

Because the world needs another creationist museum

There are times I’m proud of my species, there are times I’m certain we are doomed. This is neither of those, but it’s a depressing reminder that ancient fables still have an unhealthy grip on our primate psyches:

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Aug 28 2012

Check it for dino dna!

Which explains why the find below is so itneresting to paleontologists and kids alike!

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Aug 27 2012

Hurricane Isaac

Isa

As of PM Eastern Time the National Weather Service shows Hurricane Isaac tracking true and steady for landfall smack dab on the Mississippi delta and passing right over New Orleans on Wednesday morning, seven years to the day Katrina hit that same spot. The landfall range at this juncture is not a lock, the storm could …

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