if “evolution” == “religion”: print “Say what?”

High school marching band can’t wear evolutionary T-shirts - Kansas City Star According to Superintendent Pollitt "the district was required by law to remain neutral on religion." I may have missed the news, but since when is evolution a religion or have anything at all to do with religion.   Hopefully they are being taught the …


Is Religion Just a Bug in our Software?

Why Religion May Not be Hard-Wired | Newsweek Voices - Sharon Begley | Newsweek.com. As a side note, I find it interesting but not surprising that higher national religiosity corresponds with more social dysfunction .

More CIA Abuses Revealed

Administration Releases More of Long-Classified CIA Report on Interrogations - washingtonpost.com. CIA interrogators seem to relish in prisoner abuse. The agency needs to be reworks from the ground up.


APOD: 2009 August 24 – Morning Glory Clouds Over Australia

APOD: 2009 August 24 - Morning Glory Clouds Over Australia. Fascinating!


Don’t Mess with Barney Frank

Massachusett's Representative Barney Frank giving an insane protester's question the respect it deserves. http://www.hulu.com/embed/7HBYwC4Cub2JK9-UW41zzQ I'm all for public debate, but lunacy is not helpful.


A Mini Tale

My purchase of the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 was led, in major part, by my growing frustration with the web browser on my Nokia N800 Internet Tablet. The N800 is a fantastic device, but the older Gecko based browser has great difficulty with modern, Javascript heavy sites. My frustration was alleviated somewhat with my discovery …