Thursday, November 8, 2007

Thursday is when the war came

With all the grain of babylon to cultivate to make us strong. And hidden here behind the walls are shoulders wide and timber on. 'Til the war came, 'Til the war came. A terrible autonomy is grafted onto you and me. A trust put in the government, is all their lies are heaven sent. 'Til the war came, 'Til the war came. And the war came with a curse and a caterwaul. And the war came with all the poise of a cannonball. And they're picking out a rise by coal and candlelight. When the war came, the war came hard. We made our huts of avaram. We'd not betray the sole Ledum, the acres of hysterisy to our own pangs of starvation.

Congress Overrides Bush Veto First Time [politics] (

House overrides Bush veto of water bill (361-54) [politics] (

Suddenly, Impeachment Hearings Are Looking Like a Strong Possibility [politics] (

Dennis Kucinich Makes History with HR-333 Impeach Cheney! [politics] (

Taking Impeachment Off the Table -- What actually happened with the Cheney Impeachment resolution [politics] (

World's First HDTV Images of the Moon [science] (

First High Resolution Color Images From Mars [science] (

Dollar sank to a record low against the euro yesterday as “investors worldwide grew skittish over rising oil prices and the prospect of a substantial economic slowdown in the United States [politics] (

NSA copies the whole internet [politics] (

AT&T Whistle blower: NSA monitors virtually all web traffic [politics] (

society's anti-bacterial and anti-infection crusade makes children and adults more likely to develop asthma and allergies - and perhaps even mental illnesses. [science] (

Applebees, Ruby Tuesday and Chilli’s are Less Healthy than McDonalds (

Sports don't get any more extreme than this. Period. (video) (

When mother nature decides she wants a new river, she gets it (Pictures) (

The truth behind the Phillipines prison Thriller dance video (

7 crazy rocks [pics] (

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Wednesday is Honestly

Honestly, I can't remember all my teenage feelings. And the meanings, they seemed too see-through to be true. All the whos are there but the whys, whys are unclear. Picture this, the long awaited sickening kiss. How does it feel to know, we've re-written history? Despite the complicated begining to all of this, Honestly?

This is getting absurd: Canadian Dollar Passes $1.10 (

The dollar slumped to a record low against the euro after a Chinese official said the government will favor stronger currencies as it diversifies $1.43 trillion of foreign-exchange reserves. [politics] (

ABC News: Ron Paul is Money: $3 Mill in 24 Hours [politics] (

George Washington banned the celebration of Guy Fawkes Day in America because he saw it as a way for the state to use a terrorist act as an excuse to hoard power and torture. (

The APA, A Major Medical Association, Unanimously Backs Medical Marijuana (

Sea Urchin Eggs Plus Marijuana Equal Amazing New Drugs [science] (

Crazy Scientist's Corner: Animals Used As Drugs [science] (

Survey Suggests Use of Drug Doesn't Impact Grades, Relationships [science] (

Quantum DNA: Some strange experiments. (This site makes me feel sad for humanity) [science] (

U.N.: Blackwater contractors are ‘mercenaries.’ [politics] (

Blackwater: They're Christian Supremacists With a Conversion Agenda..And They have their Own Army, Air Force & More [politics] (

UM physicist discovers sound can travel faster than light [science] (

A floating wind turbine to reach the jet stream [science] (

Scientist's controversial ideas on sex re-examined [science] (

Men and women argue differently [science] (

Remeber that girl with 8 limbs? The operation was successful (

Gore: "It's not just the excesses of Bush and Cheney -- it's the failure of our Congress, our courts, our free press, and all of us, to speak up and prevent this degradation of the American idea." [politics] (

7 Countries Considering Abandoning the US Dollar (and what it means) (

Oh, mama! A gene links breastfeeding to higher IQ. [science] (

Tobacco smoking has been popular for centuries, so why didn't lung cancer become common until the 1930's? (

Are the Dutch on to something? The "Woonerf" - shared urban space for cars, pedestrians, bicycles, pets, skateboards, roller blades, kids playing in the street . . . (

The Presidency of George W. Bush has now devolved into a criminal conspiracy to cover the ass of George W. Bush. [politics] (

Top 101 U.S. cities ranked and mapped in hundreds of categories: most single females 18-34, most robberies, richest, least charity contributions, largest income disparities, fattest... [science] (

Looking Towards the East: 19 Health Tips From The Orient [science] (

Scientists have recently added new functions to the role of hemoglobin in the blood [science] (

A Day's Air Traffic as Seen From Space (

Monday, November 5, 2007

Monday is remember, remember, the 5th of November!

Remember, remember the fifth of November,
The gunpowder, treason and plot,
I know of no reason
Why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot
Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, ’twas his intent
To blow up the King and Parliament.
Three score barrels of powder below,
Poor old England to overthrow;
By God’s providence he was catch’d
With a dark lantern and burning match.
Holloa boys, holloa boys, make the bells ring.
Holloa boys, holloa boys, God save the King!
Hip hip hoorah!

A penny loaf to feed the Pope.
A farthing o’ cheese to choke him.
A pint of beer to rinse it down.
A faggot of sticks to burn him.
Burn him in a tub of tar.
Burn him like a blazing star.
Burn his body from his head.
Then we’ll say ol’ Pope is dead.
Hip hip hoorah!
Hip hip hoorah hoorah!

Today Guy Fawkes is increasingly viewed as the heroic figure prepared to stand against an unjust and oppressive state, as a martyr and a victim of torture. What are the lessons of Guy Fawkes Day for 2007? I propose three:

1. Torture Never Works and is Always Wrong
2. Beware the Government that Rules By Fear
3. A Government Which Stereotypes Is Unjust

Remember, remember the fifth of November... [] (

PetroChina is World's Largest Company, Worth More than Microsoft, Google, Proctor & Gamble and Wal-Mart Combined. (

Pakistanis lose rights to free speech, assembly, property rights, lawyers (

Having achieved extensive control over so many facets of our lives, corporate institutions have become more powerful than the sovereign people who originally granted them existence. (

3 years ago, robot cars "struggled to make their way around even basic obstacles...Now, they...display the flair of driver when merging into traffic." [science] (

Ron Paul smashes all expectations, Hauls in More than $1 Million in the first few hours of Monday; $10 Million Targeted before end of the day (

In their combat against Muslim extremism, the Republicans may be "playing Russian roulette with America's future with their bigoted anti-Muslim rhetoric." (

Map of US military bases around the world [big pic] (

Why endless war stole my future -- a critique on American foreign policy and its effect on human advancement (

History lesson: US soldiers used waterboarding in WWI, and when they came home, they started using it on civilians. (

Ten Reasons Why American Health Care Is so Bad (

Congress is finalizing a $286 billion farm bill that will continue our basic farm policies, which means it will keep funneling money to farmers and pseudo farmers (

New Proof of "Mirror Neurons" Explains Why We Experience the Grief and Joy of Others, And Maybe Why Humans are Altruistic [science] (

Fluoride: good for your teeth - 'not so good' for your brain. [science] (

Americans today: 'deeply pessimistic' and eager to see Bush gone (

Musharraf imposes emergency rule in Pakistan [] (

Israeli Army gets "Green Light" from the U.S. to invade Gaza (

Music: is it art or math? (as a bonus, this web site will also put you in a trance) [] (

Surprise Ingredients In Fast Food [science] (

Our brains can turn down our ability to see to help them listen even harder to music and complex sounds [science] (

Scientists shed light on effects of clock change [science] (

Breast feeding babies has many advantages over the bottle [science] (

Sensory Mismatch - Ever get “car sick” when reading in the backseat of a moving car? [science] (