Archive for January 13th, 2011

January 13th, 2011 - 9:44 pm § in America

Adventures in Ipad Land

Could not get the email app to synch with my Gmail contacts. Called Applke support, no real help;.  They told me I could only do this is I installed iTunes on my PC. So, I went to the Apple Store to talk with a genius. Guess what?  The only way Apple has of synching Google […][...]

January 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm § in Uncategorized

College Commits Student to Mental Ward

I might dismiss this as a fairy tale except, I once mentored a UW student, also a foreign student, who went through a similar ordeal. In his case. the Konlk County Mental Health social workers reprimanded the UW for their mistreatment of my student. My student was Chinese and I had a hard time convi[...]

January 13th, 2011 - 1:27 pm § in Misc.

The Atlantic: Harem Huskies, the Hazards of Duke Athletics

Some years ago my family and I happened to sit at Sunday brunch next to a table where a covey or Husky cheerleaders were being used to woo a potential football player.  I was younger then and .. to do full disclusre … found the experience extremely arousing.   My more mature faculties, howe[...]

January 13th, 2011 - 6:41 am § in Misc.

Sunday Revelations: Speculating on Jesus in Star Trek

Q The main antagonist of Star Trek: The Next Generation was the godlike Q. Q always meddled in the affairs of Captain Picard and his crew, using his almost omnipotent powers to entertain himself. If Jesus was in Star Trek it would be interesting to see the interactions between the godlike Q and God [...]