It is a strange night. It is always strange when the water softener is recycling, because it makes all sorts of strange noises, and I usually don’t hear them because I’m in bed sleeping.
This is really funny. And sad. As usual for L.B.
hat tip: Digital Rabbit
Well, it is fun at first, but after a while….
Continue reading The Worlds Most Annoying Stairway
If you live in Michigan, read this:
The state has withheld its October payment from the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station and MSU Extension.
Armstrong, the dean of MSU’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, sees it as a sign that Gov. Jennifer Granholm might veto the programs’ $64 million in funding altogether.
“We called (the state) to ask questions, and we’re just not getting any clear answers,” he said.
He has a word for what it would mean: “Devastation, devastation.”
Then do this:
Contact your Michigan State Senator
Evian fights back with a commercial that will make people forget about the Britta commercial. Which is probably a bunch of crap anyway (I mean, do you KNOW what is inside a bitta filter? Is it recyclable? Toxic? Must people die to make it like they do for your cell phone? Probably not. But to you KNOW?)
Continue reading Forever in a landfill ….
I just received a mass emailing from Julia’s high school, in the name of the principal. Routine business. At the end of the missive was this quote:
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
What does this quote mean to you? If you don’t know its context, you may be in for a surprise.
Continue reading When Do Immigrants Learn English? Likely, not when you think.
It appears that the stae of Michigan is cutting it’s extension service funding entirely. Apparently, it would then become the only state to not have an extension service.
Calling all skeptics … So, what’s the story with this thing?
They seem to be saying it uses Beta Waves. Remember Beta Waves? I wonder if these are a new kind of Beta Waves, or are they the Beta Waves that run my Ouija board?
Here’s another video:
Continue reading The perfect Christmas gift: Telekineses machine!
Have you heard that the world is now cooling instead of warming? You may have seen some news reports on the Internet or heard about it from a provocative new book.
Only one problem: It’s not true, according to several independent statisticians who analyzed temperature data for The Associated Press.
Months, it turns out.
Continue reading Google Street View: How long from field work to web?
Remember Daniel Hauser, the child who was busy dying of cancer while his parents kept real doctors away and treated him with homeowooatherapy and stuff? The Hauser family would now like everyone to go away again.