Archive for September 6th, 2017

September 6th, 2017 - 12:54 pm § in Misc.

The Miracles of Modern Medicine

David PrestonĀ  Should you ever find yourself questioning the value of modern medicine, go to an old country cemetery and peruse the headstones. You’ll soon run across the graves of children who died from things that we rarely hear of today. At least not in the U.S. “Dread disease”[...]

September 6th, 2017 - 10:21 am § in Misc.

Did Seattle Sell Its Rental Bikes to North Korea?

North Korea trials bike rental system in downtown Pyongyang[...]

September 6th, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Misc., Science

What kind of fish is that?

The Capybara .. the Vatican’s fish. As reported in Scientific American, October, 1994: Lots of capybara meat is/was eaten by Colombians and Venezuelans who appealed to the Vatican during the 16th century in order to be allowed to eat capybaras during Lent. The pope back then declared the capyb[...]