Category Archives: Human Interest

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

911 – Conspiracy Theories & Fantastical Ideation

A place for folks to put forth their favorite crazy theories about what brought down the World Trade Center Towers. Continue reading

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Grab Bag – Tax Day 2017

Some misc. stuff that’s accumulated in my browsers but not reached the critical mass for individual postings. Continue reading

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Nigeria, Electricity, Power, News – AfricLiveTV Roku

What can you learn from “Local News” from the other side of the planet? Quite a lot. Especially about the ubiquity of what makes private businesses run and how management works, how unstable electricity is a Royal Pain, and that folks will adapt, if they must. Continue reading

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Mutton Bustin’

Of all the things I’d never thought I’d learn watching Congress grill a Supreme Court nominee… “Mutton Busting” was a topic. Say what? Something “western” I didn’t experience in my little farm town? (Must be ‘new’…) http://www.sarodeo.com/rodeo/mutton-bustin has an interesting … Continue reading

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Cord Cutting – Step 2 – Roku

A first blush description of my experiences in buying an HDTV and internet TV gizmo (aka TV On A Stick). Continue reading

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30 miles due west of Oroville, in the flat

Yet more Flooding Drought in California. 30 miles west of Oroville. Continue reading

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Is Honesty, Valuing Truth, and Fairness Hereditary?

What the child is told, the adult overturns. I had been told long long ago that the family Irish name meant “orphan”, now find it really means “Judge” (or originally “Son of the Judge”.) To what extent is character familial, and to what extent hereditary? And does that matter? Continue reading

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