Tuesday, December 18, 2007

An interesting interview/book review

From the economists at Freakonomics (usually a breath of reality) at the NY Times.

A Shattered Peace - what happened during the construction of the Treaty of Versailles.

When I get done with The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, I may pick this one up. :^)

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Homeschoolers aren't just good spellers...

Yours could win the Heisman some day. :^)

(Good testimony, too.)

Now for something crazy fun!

Sort of heavy on the crazy side, but I'd do it.

LDS position:

Jesus is Satan's older brother. So, that's okay?!?

Check the 2nd question-answered at the link.

HT to World Net Daily

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Life (and IT) at the South Pole

And here are several nice pictures of the place.

It sounds a lot like I remember it, though he didn't mention anything about stringing cable in the "utilidor" (sub-snow utility corridor) at -60F. Perhaps once you've been in the 300 club, you don't mind such things.

I never joined the 300 club.