April 2006

Meet Nancy Raccoon

We got a dog.


Patrick
News
04/29/06

5 comments

On the Border

The fundamental question we ought to face is the legitimacy of protecting our borders at all.


Dad
Ideas
04/29/06

0 comments

A powerful message

Mom and I watched Crash tonight, mostly to see why it won the Academy award. It was an incredible movie,…


Dad
Reviews
04/28/06

2 comments

How Kaavya Got Published

It seems to me this news story has been plagiarized from other similar stories I’ve heard recently.


Dad
Observations
04/28/06

1 comments

Why is the sky blue? and nine other important science questions

Why is the sky blue? Because it wants to be.


Patrick
Questions
04/26/06

1 comments

Woman’s Long-Term Memory Astonishes Scientists

In the current issue of the journal Neurocase, scientists report on a woman with the astonishing ability to clearly remember events that happened to her decades ago.


David
News
04/20/06

4 comments

Discoveries

Here’s another of those “100 greatest” lists. This time it’s about science discoveries. You may disagree with some of them,…


Dad
Histories
04/20/06

1 comments

First Five Random Songs

Dan decides to discuss five random songs that played on his computer.


Dan
Observations
04/19/06

10 comments

Today’s golf

Dave and I went golfing today up at the Meadows course in Lincoln Park. We both played well, for at…


Dad
News
04/17/06

3 comments

Abraham’s Descendents Explained

Just how many descendents did Abraham have?


Dad
Explanations
04/16/06

0 comments

Population Paradox

Everyone has 2 parents, 4 grandparents, 8 great grandparents, and so on.


Dad
Puzzles
04/13/06

2 comments

Spam poetry

“the plaything supposedly of vat is fraction the hemorrhoids! melt, to muted,”


Patrick
Funnies
04/13/06

2 comments

Leslie Norris, poet, 1920-2006

Leslie Norris, poet and friend, has died.


Patrick
News
04/13/06

0 comments

TBS LoTR commercials

TBS says “It’s not easy being a tiny man with hairy feet, especially when you have the One Ring.”


Patrick
Funnies/Movies/Recommendations
04/13/06

3 comments

Prayer and Science

Did God purposely allow this test to fail?


Dad
Experiments
04/11/06

4 comments

Breaking the Spell

Dennett is an atheist who believes religion should be studied as a natural phenomenon.


Dad
Ideas
04/10/06

1 comments

Cheerioke

Cheerioke is fun for all idiots.


Dan
Funnies
04/05/06

2 comments

Public Service Announcements

I don’t watch NBC’s The Office, but after watching their April Fool’s PSAs I think I’m obligated. These short video clips are hilarious.


Dan
Funnies
04/03/06

3 comments

Vacant Vehicles

Not unlike “Battlebots” this contest requires unmanned vehicles to navigate a 130 mile desert course.


Dad
Technologies
04/02/06

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