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Archive for April, 2007

Apr 30th 2007

U.S. marijuana grows stronger than before

Cannabis sativa is getting more potent.
The marijuana being sold across the United States is stronger than ever, which could explain a growing number of medical emergencies that involve the drug, government drug experts on Wednesday.
Analysis of seized samples of marijuana and hashish showed that more of the cannabis on the market is of the strongest […]

Apr 29th 2007

bay bridge collapse: probably an inside job like 9/11

A gasoline tanker truck crashed and burst into flames….melting the bolts and weakening the beams of a heavily used overpass until it collapsed.
Witnesses reported flames rising up to 200 feet into the air in the 3:45 a.m. crash. Heat exceeded 2,750 degrees and caused the steel beams holding up the interchange from eastbound I-80 to […]

Apr 28th 2007

PBS documentary: “the mormons”

This four-hour documentary brings together FRONTLINE and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE in their first co-production to provide a searching portrait of this fascinating but often misunderstood religion. Produced by award-winning filmmaker Helen Whitney (“Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero,” “John Paul II: The Millennial Pope”), the film will explore the richness, the complexities, and the controversies of […]

Apr 26th 2007

Iraq withdrawal would be a disaster

From Newsbusters:
Left-wing blogs loved it when CNN’s Michael Ware rebuked Senator John McCain a few weeks ago, after McCain suggested he could safely walk through areas of Baghdad. But this morning on CNN, Ware took dead aim at Democratic schemes for pulling out of Iraq, saying that debating a U.S. troop withdrawal was “delusional” and […]

Apr 26th 2007

billy marks ping pong balls video

one comment from youtube: “when beer pong rules the earth, this man will be our king.”

Apr 25th 2007

hockey, real man’s sport. baseball, not so much.

after the pittsburgh penguins were eliminated in the first round of the NHL playoffs by the ottawa senators, sidney crosby revealed he played the last 2.5 weeks of the season and the playoffs with a broken foot.
this month, several of the MLB’s new york yankees have been placed on the 15-day disabled list. […]

Apr 25th 2007

Gun Control and Virginia Tech

Ryan blogs about gun control and the tragedy at VT.
I fail to fully comprehend the terrible events earlier this week at Virginia Tech and feel that I am perhaps too removed to fully explore the issue. Much like many of the deaths that occur tragically in America.
However, this event has expectedly prompted discussion of gun […]

Apr 25th 2007

Ugly web sites invade Latin America

Zdnet explains the joyous news. plans to launch on Tuesday a test version of its U.S. site in Spanish and another that targets people in Latin American countries.
The News Corp.’s social networking site, which currently operates in 15 regions, allows its more than 90 million global users to share information, pictures, music and videos. The […]

Apr 24th 2007

Google AdSense: What ads are you getting?

So, yesterday I came across this ad on a Twitter page that commented on the TV series Lost:

and now all-encompassingly is serving me these two ads in the sidebar:

This makes me want to google and see if a club of “dumb homosexual veterinarians interested in fecal flotation tests” exists…although I think that doing so would […]

Apr 24th 2007

Of trees and toilet paper…

This is in my Huffington Post daily email today, from the esteemed Sheryl Crow and Laurie David:
Everywhere we went today, we were asked by everyone from Congresspeople to Capitol Hill police about the “Rove incident.” To set the record straight, the other night, we approached Mr. Rove at a dinner designed specifically to encourage conversations […]