Archive for date: June 23, 2005

Dave Brain

June 23, 2005 | Baseball, General | By: Mark VandeWettering

While scanning for reference photos of brains, I found this baseball card for David Leonard Brain. He played for the Reds, the Giants, the White Sox, the Cardinals and the Boston Beaneaters. You can get all his career details from baseball-reference.com, including the fact that he lead the league in 1907 with 10 homers. Strangely […]

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House passes flag protection amendment for 6th time

June 23, 2005 | Politics | By: Mark VandeWettering

The House of Representatives has (again) passed a proposed amendment to the Constitution banning desecration of the flag, It reads (in full): The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. It’s a piece of cloth. Like most symbols, it has no intrinsic value to itself. If […]

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Brain Science

June 23, 2005 | Science | By: Mark VandeWettering

The brain is a bizarre little meat computer. As proof witness this current article from nature.com: Quian Quiroga also found that a lone neuron in one subject responded selectively to various pictures of the actress Halle Berry – as well as drawings of her and her name written down. Other cells were found to respond […]

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Cell Phone Warning

June 23, 2005 | My Photos | By: Mark VandeWettering

Cell Phone Warning Originally uploaded by brainwagon. Sometimes the inspiration to blog something strikes me at odd moments. As I was gassing up my SUV this morning, I noticed that all the pumps at my local Shell station bore the warning stickers that you see at the right. I’d never really noticed them before, so […]

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