Tag Archives: oddities

Levitical Levity

Bob at Subdivided We Stand has posted the lastest in his series "I Read Leviticus So You Don’t Have To". In this segment, he addresses some of the wackiness of Leviticus 19, including the circumcision of trees. Head on over and bring your sense of humor.

Ugly People Commit More Crimes?

"Not only are physically unattractive teenagers likely to be stay-at-homes on prom night, they're also more likely to grow up to be criminals, say two economists who tracked the life course of young people from high school through early adulthood." …. "These economists found that the long-term consequences of being young and ugly were small […]

Gutsy Move

My kilt-wearing buddy, Adam Graham, has added an interesting twist to the 2006 Bloggies. "The blog awards, particularly in the field of politics are an ideologial monolith. Still, I’ve got to tell you I’ve been getting some hits off the awards page (39 so far). I’m not nominated, but I’m giving the prize for the […]

Beats a Lava Lamp

Has anybody seen the new plasma particle accelerator technology profiled in the February issue of Scientific American? Oh, man. So frickin’ cool! I so want one of these. The thing is super tiny. It fits on a tabletop. a tabletop! Imagine the things I could do with it! Why didn’t these come out in time […]

Show Me a Society That Aborts the Unborn and Euthanizes the Infirm…

…and I'll show you a society that immortalizes a deformed kitten. Update 01/17/06: The public mourning for Cy continues. Oy. Check out this Jimmy Akin post. Take note of how many visits he got and the kinds of comments that were left. I wish more people would feel as sorry for their fellow men as […]