Monthly Archives: August 2011

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The Secret History of the Gun

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The Galactic Economy seems to have picked up

And the designers of Magrathea are again hard at work Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet that seems to be made of diamond racing around a tiny star in our galactic backyard. carbon. Because it is so dense, scientists calculate … Continue reading

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Uhh . . . excuse me sir . . . Mr. Roget . . . What’s another word for Boomershoot? I cannot find such a word in your book.

I’m tempted to load up some .38-55 cartridges and try this repeater in the high intensity event. I wonder if 1600-1700 fps will do the trick at 30 yds?

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And so it begins (Updated)

Fed up with both not having enough money to buy the guitars I want and having to fight the urge to tear one down and rebuild it, today, 13 weeks into my attempt to learn to play the electric bass … Continue reading

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I have, in recent weeks, been endeavoring to develop a boyhood dream: that is, if not Travis Morgan’s physique, at the least I can have his beard. However, upon watching Jeff Bridges’ performance as the Dude for the first time … Continue reading

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Well, You Can Tell Who’s Not By The Name

As I read this, I realized that, if I’d been asked ahead of time to guess which politician, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, Gary Johnson, or Jon Huntsley, would be singled out for “manly manliness,” … Continue reading

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So there are Atheists in foxholes

Stars & Stripes looks at Atheists in the military. Ed Brayton makes a good point: I do believe that most military chaplains would be more than willing to counsel atheists as they would anyone else and I don’t think most … Continue reading

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An interesting confluence of careers

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Decision Fatigue

This requires a post a lot longer than I have time for now, but here are the links.  Read & enjoy. Decision Fatigue The Paradox of Expansive Choices

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Rule 34 Proven Yet Again

I guess tent sex wasn’t enough outdoorsy excitement to satisfy these intrepid adventurers! Absolutely NSFW. Gives new meaning to the BDSM term “suspension,” heh, heh. The Tumblr account is “Mighty Gay” but the vid is not. My wife says: “I … Continue reading

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