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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]