Archive for September 29th, 2012

September 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm § in Misc.


GOP Senate campaign chief on Missouri, Akin: ‘This is not a winnable race’ – TheDC ‘We have to make tough calculations based on limited resources and where to allocate it’ Read more:[...]

September 29th, 2012 - 1:13 pm § in Misc., Science

THE-Ave.US Challenge: who is going to win the Nobel?

  Next Sunday night (US time), about 9 AM Monday Stockholm time, the Karolinska is going to wake up one to three biologists and announce they have won the  Nobel Prize. Thompson Reuters has their list based on citation, I call this hokey. Here is Thompsons’s list with my thumb added wher[...]

September 29th, 2012 - 6:44 am § in Misc.

APPLESAUCE: the flacks

Steve Jobs’ Reality Distortion Field Lives On, Dan Lyons (excerpts) Remember that now? Apple’s new maps were going to kill Google. This was the death blow. Same for Garmin and others who, the Telegraph noted, were stubbornly “not conceding defeat.” (Fools!) The rule of thumb for [...]

September 29th, 2012 - 3:23 am § in America, Jews


Lasy year, over  at HorsesAss, David Goldstein chose the Sunday after Simchas Torah, the day Jews believe the Torah was given to man, to quote from the beginning of Genesis: Genesis 2:2 By the seventh day God had finished his work, and so he rested. God, or at least the persona “God” w[...]