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Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 24 2012

Beware of agile goblins

Dec 23 2012

Dreaming of a white Christmas

Everyone loves a white Christmas, but if climate change marches on for much longer there could be less and less white during the holiday season down under:

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Dec 22 2012

We’re all a bunch of godless zealots

So says the headline of an article detailing how the new atheists are using traditional tactics to spread the word of non belief. Sadly, it’s in England:

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Dec 22 2012

One of these Christmas songs is not like the other

You know you’re old when you hear once cutting edge raging music softened into nice elevator notes and played in the lobbies of dentist offices. But every Christmas there’s one song that doesn’t get watered down so much, it’s definitely festive and has that sound, but still doesn’t seem to quite fit in. It’s a …

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Dec 21 2012

We are still here

It wasn’t quite as much of a predatory feeding frenzy as Y2K, but there are no doubt some End-o-World scammers running for cover with their stolen loot right about now. As, alas, the world failed to end. But fear not! There are still many ways it could end. And even if there is no dramatic …

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Dec 20 2012

Michigan schools closing early to treasure end times

Just get used to R. E. M.’s hit song because it’s going to be ubiquitous and at least it doesn’t suck. The header is a little inflammatory, but not that much. School spokes people have said doomsday is a factor in letting students go home a day or two early for the winter break:

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Dec 20 2012

Guns don’t kill people, VIDEO GAMES kill people!

I finally turn on the TV and guess what? The same people who were aiding and abetting heavily armed Teaparty lunatics raving about Obama taking away their guns for the last three years are now scolding that lazy, shiftless Obama for never so much as lifting a finger to take away anyone’s guns (WHERE have you BEEN Mr President!?). …

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Dec 20 2012

Showboat Saturn does more showboating

Oh Saturn, you are such a showboat. This is the second glorious image Cassini has snapped of the solar system’s celebrity planet backlit by the distant sun. Which do you like best? More below ..

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Dec 19 2012

Mental health strikes home & reportedly in CT too

The news over the last few days was so depressing I could barely turn on a cable news station much less post. On top of that a friend I’ve known for decades, a bright, lovable, Texas good old boy with a heart of gold got depressed out of the blue a few months ago. He …

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Dec 16 2012

Shooter’s mom reported to be a doomsday end-o-world prepper

I’m just going to post this because I don’t know what to make of it yet. Plus there’s been enough bad info floated on this horrible deal already to make anyone cautious that this might not be accurate:

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