Daily Archive: November 30, 2012



This story and the potential for change it brings excites me more than the #funemployment hippie* party, #Occupy, ever did. Insightful, Hamilton Nolan writes: By 11:30 this morning, several dozen people wrapped in winter coats...


Cries Out For A Caption Contest

The author of the funniest caption will win a preview of an upcoming Monday Trivia question at Not A Potted Plant.


Bonus Friday Afternoon Jukebox

My CFO (aka The Wife) declined my proposal that we get tickets for a night out in NYC to see Gaslight Anthem.  I had been hoping to go to either last night’s show or...


Can There Be Any Doubt?

The Supreme Court is in conference today, considering certiorari petitions for ten cases addressing the issue of same-sex marriage. Eight of them are challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act, one of them is...


What The What?

The Mind Boggles. “Archaeologists of the History Institute of the DPRK Academy of Social Sciences have recently reconfirmed a lair of the unicorn rode by King Tongmyong, founder of the Koguryo Kingdom,” Emphasis mine.


Our Place in the Natural World

Burt’s post this morning got me thinking about predators in the natural world and the way we interact with them. In the past few years I have considered myself lucky to see coyotes frequently while in...