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Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30 2013

I know this is just bad luck, BUT

The other day I heard what sounded like a bowling dropping on the floor in the apartment above. Then I started smelling burnt wire, it was faint at first, but got worse fast. So I’m running around, smelling my fridge, the computer, anything electrical, can’t find the source. My smoke detectors go off, then I hear smoke …

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Apr 27 2013

Thank you so much

I wanted to drop a note and thank you all. My rent plus exorbitant late charges are paid. Many people emailed me saying they wanted to help but were too strapped themselves — I sympathize. I actually have a little to spare, although I did splurge on a new pair of shoes. Anyway, if anyone …

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Apr 25 2013

While followers of Republican Jesus turned their back on me, atheists saved my ass

Some readers didn’t get a chance to kick in and asked for the donation page, there’s the link, address is darksydothemoon-at-aol-dot com. But the homelessness crisis and eviction woes are taken care of this month. Well, here I am, up at 4 AM working on job number two, or in Romney speak, mooching. Update: someone …

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Apr 24 2013

Mission accomplished and then some, no further help needed!

DONE, FINISHED, NO MONEY NEEDED! Should take you to my paypal page, if not my paypal email is darksydothemoon [break-remove]-’at’-aol-dot-com name Steve Andrew. Physical address available on request in comments. I’m well beyond halfway almost three-quarters of the way there in only 24 hours, because of godless often demonized fellow atheist who themselves often have almost nothing to spare (Believe …

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Apr 22 2013

STOP!!! I may soon be homeless

Paypal email: darksydothemoon-at-aol-dot-com

I have plenty now, thanks! Done, finished, well past what I need, stop giving and thanks! Should take you to my paypal page, my paypal email is darksydothemoon [break-remove]-’at’-aol-dot-com name Steve Andrew. Physical address available at request in comments. Once again I’m desperate, this time facing homelessness. See, one of the ways apartment complexes for …

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Apr 21 2013

New exquisite images of the Horsehead Nebula

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A new image from the Herschel Space Telescope with an assist from the Hubble in near infrared reveals details previoulsy unseen in traditional optical wavelengths. First a little history of this amazing object followed by some gorgeous images.

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Apr 20 2013

The wonders of fundamentalism + Rand Paul libertarianism in one simple image

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  The middle school suffered severe fire damage. An apartment building adjacent the plant was completely leveled, killing about 15. See that tan circle off the northwest corner of the plant? That was a playground. A nursing home was within the blast radius and was completely leveled. You can see many more pictures of the …

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Apr 20 2013

Kepler finds exo-solar system full of ancient earth-sized worlds

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  Kepler, the probe that keeps on ticking, has found a well populated exo solar system of a type that could one day be the subject of a focused search by SETI – because there’s another interesting feature here: this star is very similar to our sun, it’s just a little smaller. Oh, and much, much older:

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Apr 19 2013

If only there had been more guns and less gay in Boston …

I wonder how many Boston liberals spent the night cowering in their homes wishing they had an AR-15 with a hi-capacity magazine? #2A — @NateBell4AR via web It begins. Because everyone knows shooting at an explosion fixes everything ::Eyeroll::  An actual relevant, valid question might be more along the lines of how did these guys manage …

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Apr 19 2013

The brothers grim in Boston

The two men sought by the FBI in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing led police on a wild shooting, robbing, bomb-throwng chase through downtown Boston and Watertown last night beginning around 11PM local time. After a fierce firefight with police one suspect is dead, at least one police officer seriously wounded, and last I saw one suspect remains …

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