Monthly Archives: September 2009

Cooling Fin

Cooling Fin Evolutionary adaptations are sometimes bizarre, like the one that dogs and wolves evolved to shed excess heat. Their tongues are big liquid drenched cooling fins coated with capillaries¬† and vessels near the surface – if you click on … Continue reading

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Putting Faith in its Place

Putting Faith in its Place A good logical examination of faith, and why you shouldn’t go overboard with it and try to control others by its dictates. Those should be personal for you, but not for everyone else – their … Continue reading

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Moon Waxing to Half

Moon Waxing to Half Here’s tonight’s moon picture.

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Congressman David Camp on the Baucus Gag Order to Humana

Congressman David Camp on the Baucus Gag Order Senator David Camp of the Ways and Means Committee speaking on how they are contesting Senator Baucus’ attack on Humana’s right to communicate with their customers.

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G-20 Protestors Get Violent

G-20 Protestors Get Violent The usual Anarcho-communists showed up to violently protest capitalism and the G-20 global summit in Pittsburgh, and you can see some media hypocrisy in the coverage. [Aside:They call themselves “Anarchists” because nobody calls themselves communist or … Continue reading

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Late September Moon

Late September Moon A took a few photos of the moon tonight, one was taken at the full 300mm focus of the lens at 200 ISO setting and 1/25 shutter speed. The other was taken at 70 mm with a … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Mosasaur

Evolution of the Mosasaur Species have migrated from sea to land and sometimes back again throughout evolution, here you see the evolution of the Mosasaur, and how it evolved from a small, land lizard into a fearsome sea predator.

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Sublimation: Fun With Dry Ice

Sublimation: Fun With Dry Ice I had some dry ice left over from repairing the freezer (we stowed the frozen food in a cooler with Dry ice while I disassembled, repaired, and reassembled the ice maker) Dry ice sublimates much … Continue reading

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The Death of a Good Man: Norman Borlaug RIP

The Death of a Good Man: Norman Borlaug RIP The anti-Christ of the Luddite factions in Greenpeace has died. Norman Borlaug was the pioneer of genetically modified crops that have kept billions in the subcontinent of Asia from starving to … Continue reading

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Foggy Morning

Foggy Morning

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