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Monthly Archives: January 2009

1/21/09 / Rev

1:38 PM Lists are in. It’s not new, but I’ve realized people love lists. 10 ways to have great sex, 5 ways to be a great kisser, 147 best websites for fat people…the list is endless. What is it about lists? I think it has something to do with our insatiable appetites for self-improvement and [...]

1/20/09 / Squirm

2:44 PM This is what’s going on in my town! A woman escaped serious injury and refused medical treatment after a cow knocked her down and walked on her legs. Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks ranger Pete Taylor said the woman was riding her bicycle along the South Boulder Creek Trail on Monday when [...]

1/18/09 / Byz

9:49 PM Why does the President get the power to grant clemency to criminals? Doesn’t that imply that he is above the law? According to Wikipedia: The pardon power of the President extends only to offenses cognizable under U.S. Federal law. However, the governors of most states have the power to grant pardons or reprieves [...]

1/13/09 / Move

1:22 PM Interesting gimmick for promoting tourism in Autralia. Those crazy Australians! 12:44 PM I realized this morning, regarding the article I blogged about yesterday, that I should make a disclaimer about scientific articles. Myself and others find these statistics and informational tidbits interesting and amusing, like how much energy a Google search consumes or [...]

1/12/08 / Secra

10:24 AM Interesting article on the environmental impact of a Google search. Interesting facts I didn’t know before, quoted verbatim from article: a typical search generates about 7g of CO2 Boiling a kettle generates about 15g A recent report by Gartner, the industry analysts, said the global IT industry generated as much greenhouse gas as [...]

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