Archive for October 28th, 2007

Hitting cyber baskets with cyber paper wads

| October 28, 2007 | 1 Reply
Hitting cyber baskets with cyber paper wads

This potential time-waster is equally potentially therapeutic. Nice sound effects. The rim shot realism is especially satisfying. It reminds me of a real life habit I picked up in law school; I often threw paper wads when I was supposed to be studying.

Share

Read More

How to get the truth out of people

| October 28, 2007 | Reply
How to get the truth out of people

Here is a site at which you can access articles on lying and deception, including this article, entitled “How to Get the Truth Out of Anyone!” Seems like much of this advice is solid, based on my experience . . .

Share

Read More

Is this game show a metaphor for the human condition?

| October 28, 2007 | 1 Reply
Is this game show a metaphor for the human condition?

I learned of this site at another site called “Exciting Links for Boring Days.” Be careful or you could lose several hours checking out these whimsical sites. For instance, here’s the Etch-a-Sketch art champion. Here’s a big collection of high speed photography. Here’s a comparison of fast food promo photos with the way the food […]

Share

Read More

We’re running out of water and oil . . . (yawn).

| October 28, 2007 | 11 Replies
We’re running out of water and oil . . . (yawn).

Today, the following Associated Press article was run on page-19 of my local newspaper (the St. Louis Post-Dispatch): An epic drought in Georgia threatens the water supply for millions. Florida doesn’t have nearly enough water for its expected population boom. The Great Lakes are shrinking. Upstate New York’s reservoirs have dropped to record lows. And […]

Share

Read More