Daily Archives: August 23, 2024

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  • Granny’s got her grin on…

    …and a fine collection of Dorothy Parker quotes, such as: Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.

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    Rethabile Mesilo

    Lesotho is heavily deforested, marked by dongas and gulleys, and devoid of wild life. We grazed our cattle on whatever grass was left, cut trees down to cook with, and ate the last rabbits and antelope. Nobody can say a word, unless they provide electricity and jobs. Nobody has a right to criticise such a [...]

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    Dark Star

    My old buddy Doctor Don writes that his brother-in-law Sam Aronson’s Brookhaven team seems to have been scooped in the quest for dark matter by the folks at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. God’s nose… pick here (Quicktime)

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    The Graduate

    Link whoring will earn you big bucks in the blogging biz… Everybody’s A-lister, in full academic regalia.

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