MythBusters & Robots

For those of you that enjoy MythBusters on cable television, there is an article in Robot magazine, which describes their recent experience using Radio Shack’s new VEX Robotics Design System… this looks like a step-up for those of us that have

Europe .vs. USA & Israel

Jame Taranto, at the Wall Street Journal, is one of my favorite pseudo-bloggers.  He recently shared his opinion about European feelings of anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism… This led us to muse that the close U.S. relationship with Israel has a psychological

Baseball Humor

This one is courtesy of Sam Greenwood… This is a detective story…   So Pay Close Attention!!! Three elderly ladies are excited about seeing their first baseball game. They smuggle a bottle of Jack Daniels into the ball park. The

Say It Ain’t So, Barry

Tarvar is on a roll… I love The Onion, the satirical online newspaper.  It’s funny, witty, and well written.  More than anything, I love how they use satire to report the truth… for example, Barry Bonds. The gist of this

Sudden Jihad Syndrome

Daniel Pipes writes in FrontPage Magazine about what he refers to as Sudden Jihad Syndrome. Pipes suggests that any good Moslem might someday decide the time has come for Jihad and swerve an SUV into a bunch of pedestrians “…[he] represents

Black, White… Cheap, Shallow

Another great commentary from John Tarvardian…  For the past several months, the cable channel FX has been running promos for a new show “Black. White.”  It’s about two families — one black and one white — who volunteered to trade

Council on American-Islamic Relations

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), headquartered in Washington, is perhaps the best-known “advocate for Moslems’ civil rights”.  A spokesman for CAIR said, “We are similar to a Moslem NAACP…” (Should the public view that favorably?).  In reality, CAIR is

US Navy Phasing Out the F-14

The airplane made famous in the Tom Cruise movie “Top Gun“, is nearing retirement.  The US Navy is phasing out the F-14 Tomcat (see photo below) by the end of 2006 in favor of the F-18 multi-role fighter.