Archive for June, 2008

Still In Need Of A Squid Lawgiver

Fisherman caught an 1,102 pound colossal squid.  Based on the beak size of his specimen, compared to those they have found in sperm whales, larger members may tip the scales at 2,000 pounds.  Of course there was some calamari prepared the celebrate.


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X-Ray Fluorescence Reveals Hidden Writings

Scientists are using x-ray fluorescence to uncover previously unknown writings of Archimedes hidden under gold leaf paintings.  Given Mr. Fu’s experience with x-ray fluorescence he is surprised this method had not been considered before.  Perhaps it was, but th article did not make that clear.

Still, this is a big win for physics used to help archeology.  Dr. Jones would be proud.

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Well Duh, But Wrong

Headline: Study: Most Americans say many religions can lead to eternal life

That’s a surprise?  And it is also no surprise that this majority view is wrong.  All religions, even atheism, leads to eternal life.

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Too Bad He Is Not Around For The 2008 Elections

Because he knew all to well what is going on:

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Groucho Marx

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An Ounce Of Protection

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The benefit of being a Clippers fan is that you are seldom disappointed, and sometimes surprised.

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