Archive for February 11th, 2014

February 11th, 2014 - 5:49 pm § in Misc., Science

BREAKING NEWS: The home of climate denial feels God’s wrath

 The US Weather Service is predicting a msssive ice storm to cover the red states of the Confederacy. This sounds almost like biblical revenge for the sins of blaspheming against science.  God or Science, the states that have denied the reality of climate change seem to be in for a raster of God&#[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 4:30 pm § in The Ave Scene

Googling Google: Losing $10,000,000,000 did not take long!

STEVE BALMER MAY BE LOOKIN GOOD! Google sold Motorola to Lenovo for $2.9B  The deal marks one of the worst investments in Google’s history. In 2012, Google completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. At the time, it was thought that the primary reason for the acquisition[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 4:13 pm § in Misc.

Elling Kvamme Is Alive

I have just learned that Elling Kvamme is alive, at least he was as of a month ago! Professor Kvammel is 93 and now leads the Buchenwald survivors.[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 2:43 pm § in Misc., Politics

Gov. Inslee Orders Moratorium On Executions

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has joined the growing list of governors who have imposed moratoriums on executions. Inslee did not commute the death sentences of any of the 9 men on Washington’s death row; his moratorium only gives them a reprieve while he is in office, so they’re not perman[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 2:15 pm § in Misc.

People of Color

PLAY THE VIDEO and then tell me what “race” this guy is?[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 10:24 am § in Misc.

Buchenwald 19: Survivors who may have seen Robert Schwartz

My Father’s WWII Pictures Are Still Dying in His Lawyers’ Safe. As we approach the 69th anniversary of my father’s entry onto Buchenwald to provide medical care, the survivors who might be able to identify themselves from his pictures continue to die of old age. As a pathologist, I[...]

February 11th, 2014 - 9:44 am § in Misc.

RIP: Shirley Temple