Category Archives: Human Interest

Stories of a non-technical human interest sort. Comedies, Tragedies, etc.

OTRA – Expect Brevity

I’m going to be “bi coastal’ and On The Road Again for the next few weeks (months?) as the adventure of life gets another dice roll. Expect more sparse and terse postings and comments. Continue reading

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Leonard Nimoy Passes

Leonard Nemoy has passed away today. Continue reading

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Gene Swapping via Sperm Absorption of DNA

A couple of interesting ways that cells swap genetic material, and a mention of how artificial sweeteners make you fatter via changes to your gut bacteria. Genes move more easily than most folks realize, and interspecies hybrids are not that hard to make. Continue reading

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What Does Economic / Political Collapse Look Like?

An interesting write up of a perspective on the collapse of the FSU, and what an American collapse might expect, if similar. Continue reading

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Teaching High School is Hard

Some observations on the work and rewards of teaching English to Brazilian High School kids. Continue reading

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