Zombie Dogs?

Boffins create zombie dogs SCIENTISTS have created eerie zombie dogs, reanimating the canines after several hours of clinical death in attempts to develop suspended animation for humans. US scientists have succeeded in reviving the dogs after three hours of clinical death, paving the way for trials on humans within years. Via RASSF

And they’ve been called the “Liberal” justices?

High court OKs personal property seizures The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that local governments may seize people’s homes and businesses — even against their will — for private economic development. […] “The city has carefully formulated an economic development that it believes will provide appreciable benefits to the community, including — but by no… Continue reading And they’ve been called the “Liberal” justices?

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Orgasms easier while wearing socks?

I’m not sure I buy it, but he (British) Times Online says research shows exactly that: The experiments also revealed a rather surprising effect: both men and women found it easier to have an orgasm when they kept their socks on. Draughts in the scanning room left couples complaining of “literally cold feet”, and providing… Continue reading Orgasms easier while wearing socks?

“The Trillion Dollar Bet”

The Trillion-Dollar Bet American homeowners have made a trillion-dollar bet that mortgage rates will remain near record lows for at least a few more years. But with some interest rates already rising, economists worry that the bet could turn bad. The problem is that new types of mortgages that hold down monthly payments for families… Continue reading “The Trillion Dollar Bet”

10 years ago today…

…Marie and I started dating. We met online in college, and then in person at the beginning of the Summer of 1995 (after Freshman year.) It’s been a long, strange, and wonderful trip since, and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. Annoying couplesy picture after the break…

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My new transportation/toy…

OK, I’ve been too busy to write much lately. But since I promised to try to work more personal news in here, I’ve got a new scooter. I’ve owned a couple of other two-wheelers in the past (photos and perhaps comments later after the break), but this is my first new one: It’s an MZ… Continue reading My new transportation/toy…

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