The 335 Year War…

Historical trivia at its best… On 17 April 1986 a remarkable event occurred in the Isles of Scilly – something overlooked by history books and the Guinness Book Of World Records – the longest war in history was ended. … War was declared in 1651. … In 1985, local historian-come-Chairman of the Council, Roy Duncan,… Continue reading The 335 Year War…

r- versus K-selection in politics.

Via a guest-blogger posting on Bitch.Ph.D, we get an link to Affordable Family Formation–The Neglected Key To GOP’s Future The key reason why some states vote Republican, I’ve found, can be summed up in the three-word phrase: Affordable Family Formation. In parts of the country where it is economical to buy a house with a… Continue reading r- versus K-selection in politics.

“You’ve heard of Plato, Aristotle, Socrates…?”

Finish the line, and you’ll describe these guys: “Sith” Fans Maimed in Lightsaber Mishap The Force–let alone common sense–was definitely not with them. Two British Star Wars fans sustained critical injuries after constructing their own lightsabers from fluorescent light tubes filled with liquid fuel.

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