Archive for April 1st, 2011

April 1st, 2011 - 3:33 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Harvard Accepts Record Low 6.2 Percent of Applicants to the Class of 2015

By Justin C. Worland , Harvard Crimson Harvard rejection letters were mailed Wednesday to 32,792 applicants, who were selected from a pool of 34,950—the largest number of applicants ever.  Stanford, came in a close second, with 31921 rejection letters.  If you have not yet received your letter, [...]

April 1st, 2011 - 2:59 pm § in Uncategorized

Mumbai man, first per­son to achieve a score of 100 on the Grthbthck scale of lan­guage incom­pre­hen­si­bil­ity

from urNews A man work­ing at a call cen­ter in Mum­bai for a Cana­dian finan­cial insti­tu­tion, Vila “Bobby” Jad­hav, is the first per­son to achieve a score of 100 on the Grthbthck scale of lan­guage incom­pre­hen­si­bil­ity.  “We could study his speech at length. Some of[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 2:49 pm § in China

China Surpresses Fellow Travelers.

More than 20 people have been detained and others are missing in what has been called the most severe crackdown on Chinese communists and their fellow travelers in over a decade. As the Guardian is reporting, at least 23 people have been detained, mostly in relation to charges of incitement to subve[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 2:18 pm § in Hypocrisy, Religion, Science

Florida State Bill Would Require Teaching Of ‘Non-Evolution’

“Why do we still have apes if we came from them?” The Huffington Post Nick Wing  First Posted: 03/17/11 01:56 PM Updated: 03/17/11 04:00 PM Florida GOP State Senator Stephen Wise is drawing fire with a legislative proposal that would require schools in the Sunshine State to dramaticall[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 12:52 pm § in Religion

Feynman Besmirched, Scientific Community Bemused

Craig Venter misquotes Feynman in DNA Craig Venter Image: Wikipedia, PLoS Having singlehandedly sequenced the human genome, in a heric effort to prove the superiority of the capitalist system, Craig ventor has now taken the next step on the road pioneered by the Deity, Venter has created life itself[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 12:45 pm § in Uncategorized

Michigan Cracks Down On College Students Using Food Stamps


April 1st, 2011 - 12:15 pm § in America

Ohio Gov John Kasich Signs Corporate Responsibility Act

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a bill to limit the rights of politically active corporations to hold state contracts The Republican governor announced his plan in an email to supporters earlier in the day. A spokesman confirmed the bill-signing at the time. The bill was approved Wednesday by the GOP-l[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 11:48 am § in Misc.

Out of Africa

Gaddafi’s Inner Circle Thinning Despite rumors that certain of Libyan Leader Gaddafi’s oldest supporters have sought refuge in London’s famed Museum of Paleontology, the Al Jumahiriyah regime has steadfastly denied the charges—and posted guards to block any more flight hazards. I[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 11:35 am § in America

The Islamocommies are coming!

From the New American: In an interview with the Tokyo Nichi Nichi Shimbun, on July 4, 1925, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin was asked if he thought that the revolutionary turmoil in China, India, Persia, Egypt, and other Eastern countries was a sign that the Western powers had dug themselves graves in[...]

April 1st, 2011 - 11:00 am § in Uncategorized

Huskies Make NCAA Finals!