Oh Glory of Glories. Oh Heavenly Testament to the Eternal Majesty of God’s Creation. (Homer Simpson) click through to see more
Apparently there’s a claim that you can’t “PR” (hit a personal record) in all three events in a given race. From a logical perspective, this is silly, and I blogged as such at BeginnerTriathlete.com: Your logic “can’t PR in all… Read moreTriathlons
From data discussed at Future Pundit, I created this chart of miles driven per person in the US. Based on population data from April 2008 and Miles Driven from May 2008, we can come up with some interesting observations. 1…. Read moreUS Population vs. Miles Driven
(Spoilers, don’t keep reading if you haven’t seen either movie) Origin Joker 89 – set up by his boss over a woman. Joker 08 – Unknown Winner: Joker 08 Smile Joker 89 – courtesy of shrapnel and a hack surgeon… Read moreJoker 89 vs Joker 08
People sometimes ask why I don’t like public schools, etc. And there are a lot of reasons, involving lack of accountability, significant liberal bias, misplaced incentives and pro-government dogma presented as facts. The most compelling reason, however, simply has to… Read moreAnother reason to homeschool
Hee hee. The music is the best touch.
(Spoilers!) In reviewing some of the feedback on The Dark Knight, I struggle with some of the ideas that are floating around: Below the fold, if you want to read further.
My two favorites: Whole list here
Coyote and TJIC are discussing famous people they’ve run into. Here’s my list: Matt Groening Douglas Adams Jeff Bezos Michael Dell Sinbad John Doerr Bob Barr Vinod Khosla Ester Dyson (in two different times and places) Cory Doctorow Violet Blue… Read moreFamous People
Many of these are lame, but this one is pretty good:
From a Woot product contest (Combine a Woot product and an album cover)
Greg Mankiw quotes: People who make less than $20,000 a year, for instance, spent more than a third of their time in passive leisure, like kicking back and watching TV. By contrast, those making more than $100,000 a year (I… Read moreaffluence and leisure