Speaking “correctly.” Using a particular utensil. Uttering pleasantries upon meeting someone, especially for the first time, with a choice of topic and in a tone of voice suitable to the circumstances of your relative social station and the situation at hand. Honey, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet! Continue reading The Mighty Quinn
Do not follow fads.
Obtain with the purpose of sharing.
If you are meditating and a devil arrives, make the devil meditate.
Continue reading Gurdjieff’s Advice to his Daughter
The meaning of life was lurking in the genetic code of the platypus all along.
Continue reading Platypus Genome Reveals Secrets of Mammal Evolution
If you feel like you can’t get ahead, it’s not because someone gets Medicaid. Or a school to send their kids to. Those investments create and preserve wealth for all of us. The real reason is that there’s a finite amount of money in the economy, and some people know how to acquire and squirrel away vast amounts of it.
Continue reading Where Our Money Goes
We drove off to work having no idea there was a bear in one of our big ponderosa pines, right over our house—until we saw it on the evening news!
Continue reading What is it about Fridays?
Proving once again that we humans far outstrip such mighty predators as the shark in our bid to earn the title of Nature’s Most Efficient Killing Machine, our friends at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are trying out ever new ways of enslaving animals to do our dirtiest work for us. Stealth sharks to patrol the high seas New Scientist, March 1, 2006 Pentagon … Continue reading Nature’s Most Efficent Killing Machine
Blunder left trail of lethal radiation By Andrew Norfolk Safety cap left off toxic cargo as it travelled 130 miles across Britain A LETHAL beam of radiation was emitted from a casket containing highly radioactive waste on a three-and-a-half-hour road journey across England, it was disclosed yesterday. Thousands of people were put at risk by the “cavalier” attitude of workers for the privatised company in … Continue reading UK Radiation Incident