Archive for date: November 10, 2005

Pat Robertson Displays his Christianity, again…

November 10, 2005 | Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt, Stupidity | By: Mark VandeWettering

The people of Dover, Pennsylvania recently had an election for their local schoolboard. In a fairly close election, every member of the school board that supported the addition of intelligent design to their school curriculum was voted out, all eight of them. What did Pat Robertson have to say about the free exercise of people’s […]

Water Rockets

November 10, 2005 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

This week’s episode of Mythbuster attacks this Japanese gameshow video showing a would-be astronaut launched by pressurized water rockets. For those who haven’t seen the episode, I’ll refrain from giving away the ending. Still, it’s kind of strange: I’ve seen a couple of links in the last few days to water bottle rocketry: Water Rockets, […]

Aren’t gnomes supposed to be tiny?

November 10, 2005 | General, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Look at this dump from the system monitor on my box at work: This box has a staggering 4gb of memory, and half of it is listed as occupied, and I’m not running any applications of my own. I mean honestly, a clock applet requiring 119 megabytes? The mixer, 133 megabytes? The panel, 135 megabytes? […]