Monthly Archives: April 2005

Fog in Channel – Continent cut off…24.380379&hl=en Google maps uk is literally just that. (Click on title.) Update: Looks like the Register has noticed this too.

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You might not remember this Koko’s responses to self-identity questions ‘Who are you?’ 1a. ME GORILLA NIPPLES TICKLE 1b.NIPPLES GORILLA 2a. POLITE-KOKO KoKo NUT NUT POLITE DEVIL HAIR 2b. HEAD KoKo POLITE SWEET BAD 3a. KOKO POLITE ME 3b. THIRSTY … Continue reading

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Inspiring Neil Gaiman…/demon-days.asp I think we can all agree that Neil Gaiman is a very imaginative and atmospheric writer. And in the manner of things, we are all wondering where he gets his crazy ideas from. It seems that at times, his … Continue reading

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Please confirm you are human below.

My last post prompted me recall that while the mortal recoil of the shuffling undead is one problem for us humans, the rise of the machines is quite another. Recently I had cause to comment on some fridgemagnetism or other, … Continue reading

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The Bowels of Christ I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, consider it possible that you are mistaken. – from a letter Oliver Cromwell wrote to the synod of the Church of Scotland on August 5th, 1650

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The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Zombies At last someone is taking the zombie problem seriously. For too long, the rising threat of the undead has been ignored or glossed over with empty sound bites by our complacent political establishment. The rhetoric continues to pour forth … Continue reading

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The Nonist Old Testament Activity Book…t_activity_book Brush up on your Bile Bible and have fun too!

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Psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology…ct_1359606.html Psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology: the basis for a novel therapeutic approach in aging. Along with the nervous and the endocrine systems, the immune system is one of the three major integrative systems in higher organisms. Growing evidence demonstrates an intimate relationship between … Continue reading

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http://www.slac.stanford….lacspeak.W.html Wakefield The field created by a bunch of charged particles as it passes through a beam pipe. The charges induced in the wall of a beam pipe by the leading edge of the bunch have an effect (usually bad) … Continue reading

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Are you looking at me? I do hope Munger and Munger keep up their excellent (almost) daily reporting of interesting recently published cognitive psychology papers. They aim to explain actual research in simple language but without simplifying the conceptual complexity. So far they are … Continue reading

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Infidel Quotes Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | Manchester | Cure for cancers ‘in five years’…ter/4423847.stm Manchester oncologists find cure for cancer, BBC photographer loses all perspective!

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Yahoo! News – Pope regretted not praying for Poland in Cup…cer_poland_pope WARSAW (Reuters) – The late Pope John Paul regretted not praying for his native Poland during the 1982 World Cup finals in Spain, according to former Poland and Juventus playmaker Zbigniew Boniek. My favourite dead pope story so far.

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How the Pope is chosen

Any poodle under ten inches high is a toy. Almost always a toy is an imitation of something grown-ups use. Popes with unclipped hair are called corded popes. If a Pope’s hair is allowed to grow unchecked, it becomes extremely … Continue reading

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