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World’s Smallest Political Quiz

Not being satisfied with the far left / left-of-center / center-of-the-road / right-of-center / far right, one-dimensional, evening-news brand of political spectrum, these quizzes place you within a two-dimensional matrix. Here is a link to the World’s Smallest Political Quiz, it should take you about two minutes to complete the quiz:  link There is perhaps […]

Real Man’s Day 2011

Real men don’t eat quiche and, it seems, they also do not eat the 18-inch Hoagie sandwiches nor drink (all) of the beer set out for them when they are distracted by an over-abundance of guns, ammo, and bombage.  The 34th annual Real Man’s Day, hosted at an undisclosed location by an undisclosed real man […]

Information for Mulch

The internets are a excellent source of the informations.  This quiz will help you learn about the many types of answers that are available for each questions.  Pick the answers you fell most comfrotoble with and then do whatever you wnat. Question: Mulch comes in 2 cubis feet coverage how many sf will it cover? […]

Neuromancer and Inception

I missed seeing Inception on the big screen, but I finally saw it last night in the comfort of my home.  When Cobb landed on the desolate beach of his subconscious, complete with concrete bunker, I was struck by the similarities to the beach scenes in William Gibson’s Neuromancer, when Case is flat-lined by the […]

Who Rules America?

U.S. Department of the Treasury information regurgitated on, a website published by the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, shows that in the year 2000 taxation on the top 10% of earners in the United States paid for 48.5% of the annual spending of the Federal government.  The bottom 60% of earners funded 14.8% […]

Swedish Hospital Employee Data Breach

We received one of the “nearly 20,000″ letters sent out by Swedish Medical Center in Seattle offering free credit monitoring services to employees and former employees whose personal information may have been compromised.  What first caught my eye is that the letter (and a Seattle Times article, but not a Swedish press release) stated that […]

What will the Future be like in 1999?

In 1967, this is what we had to look forward to in the future (1999): Part 1.  Home schooling, home computer, modular housing, storing photos on home computer Part 2.  Instant cooking, online shopping, family finances on the home computer, making music, home health center Part 3.  Checking weather forecasts online, greatly diminished time demands […]

Arizona’s New Immigration Law

The full text of the new law (about 18 pages) may be read here.  The new law adds text to several existing Arizona laws.  The new text is shown below in UPPERCASE BLUE letters. I have read through the new law once.  I may be grossly paraphrasing, but the new law seems to be saying: […]

Married to Distraction: Microsoft Word OCR

I placed a library hold on this book.  There is only one person ahead of me.  Still, I was able to read some of the book on, as shown in this screen capture: I used Microsoft Word’s OCR (optical character recognition) capabilities to convert that bit-mapped image into text: Have you found that it […]

Who Responds to these E-mails?

My name is Lisa I real feel shy, but I`ve to tell u, that you are just a man of my dreams… I was fortunate to find ur page but now I am sure it is a destiny)) You are superman… but I`m sure that in ur real life u`l impress me even more!! -)) […]