Flotsam and jetsam

electrifying!

October 19, 2011

in Flotsam and jetsam

Who knew there is a whole bunch of people on the photo sharing site Flickr that are enthralled with municipal electric delivery systems? Check out the enthusiastic comments on this photo from PowerLine1. Or this guy’s 1700+ photos of power lines, arranged into sets by state (although rest assured he takes the proper precautions: “Specific […]

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It’s a really long story, but you can find it in the tab at the top of the page, “Escape from Typepad.”

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As a former journalism major and current writer, the decline of journalism these days is very distressing to me. I could go on about this, but will cut to an item from one of the few papers that I still…

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I have no patience with people who will spend hours digesting sports statistics or studying video game reviews, but won’t bother going beyond 30-second sound bites and cockamamie ads to examine and analyze the positions of presidential candidates. Engage in…

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If you farm coffee in this unnamed country, you have permission to slack off and take a few short cuts with your mulching.

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equations

July 11, 2007

in Flotsam and jetsam

Mother Jones is one of my favorite magazines. The last page of the July/August issue has a graphic titled “The New Math of Global Warming.” Some of the equations are have a much broader application and are timeless. Here are…

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I recall as a child getting my tetanus shot. I just could not wait to run out and play amongst garbage and sharp objects, with no worry my contaminated wounds would cause lockjaw. And along with that hepatitis B shot…

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I’m not easily grossed out, but I figure that it’s probably best if human waste is not discussed on public blogs, at least those that are not dedicated to some sort of medical topic. And for sure photographs of human…

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catching up

August 17, 2005

in Flotsam and jetsam

I’m back in the saddle, and will be unburdening my mind in the next few days. Here’s just some stuff I would have blogged about or linked to if I’d been home the last couple weeks… The Google bomb of…

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