Archive for September, 2007

Fred’s announcement video

Filed under Politics

If Fred can keep talking like this I think he’s got a very good shot at the presidency.

If it’s good enough for Tigger…

It seems that many people argue that euthanasia should be legalized on the grounds that “we do it for our pets, so why shouldn’t we do it for suffering family members?” I am actually shocked to see this kind of reasoning used in public fora. Can we really compare the value of a human being […]

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A martial arts fan’s dream come true

If you’re a fan of martial arts movies like I am, then you’ll be excited to learn that Jet Li and Jackie Chan are teaming up in a new movie called Forbidden Kingdom. I’m a big fan of both these guys. Personally, I think that if the fight were outside the ring, i.e. there were […]

Random, incoherent observation of the day

Yesterday a mosquito reminded me of something that I find inexplicable: why are we able to discover medicines? Cortisone stops the itch of a mosquito bite almost instantaneously. I understand why mosquito bites itch. I also understand how cortisone stops the itch. What I don’t understand is why does cortisone exist? What is the evolutionary […]