Category Archives: Human Interest

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

Violence, Guns, & Puzzlement

The somewhat peculiar ways that gun violence statistics vary by State. Continue reading

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The Great Pyramid Has 8 Sides.

The Great Pyramid has 8 sides, or has each side made of 2 tilted panels. Continue reading

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Making Hooch and Cider

In the End Of The World As We Know IT (EOTWAWKI) just how will you prepare for the EOTWAWKI pary? When you can’t run down to BevMo for the party fixings, what will you do? I explore the answer, and how to make hootch the right way. Continue reading

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End Of Germany?

Is Germany doomed to demographic extinction? Will German language and culture evaporate from the planet in the next generation? Likely yes, given present demographic trends. Does women’s lib mean the downfall of western civilization? Er… that one I have to think about… Continue reading

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F.Y.I.: I have a code in my node…

Nothing to worry about, I’m just not posting a lot right now as I have sniffles. Continue reading

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Micro-Spherical Rain vs Flat Land and Fictional Sky

What can virga and the geometry of rain provide in the way of insight? Enough to matter, I think. Continue reading

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Which Of These Flags Is Racist?

A test – which of these two flags is racist? Continue reading

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