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Clinton vs. Democracy

Clinton, for the good of the country, please stop.Perhaps the problem is that you do not quite understand the numbers involved, so I have prepared ...

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In my yard #1

...since I had just mowed the grass.It was cold enough that I could get really close with my camera and macro lens. This is a ...

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Free Advance Screening Passes to ‘Speed Racer’

[][1]We have 15 passes (each are admit two) to give away for the advance screening of "Speed Racer" on Saturday May 3 at 10:00 pm ...

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So Much to See (4/20/2008)

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Previous:SMTS 4/13/2008 Next:SMTS (4/27/2008) The first partial image this week was almost a window, again! But I caught myself and picked another part of the ...

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Gilligan and the Professor

Kansas Governor Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius has something more in common with the title character of "Gilligan's Island" than just her maiden name.The Professor on "Gilligan's ...

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Using Foreign Science…

Yesterday I ranted - less charitable folk might say whined- about the state of science in America and cited a very gloomy Wall Street Journal ...

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Pistol Packing Momma

Today I was out trying to take pictures in my garden in the wind using my macro lensand since the tulips are out, of course ...

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The Debate that Wasn’t

An article in Thursday's Wall Street Journal reminds us that the candidates were invited to a debate about national science policy. Of course THAT didn't ...

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Kansas Small Town Needs Votes

Wilson, Kansas, population 800, has pride.With declining school enrollment and more than one-third the commercial downtown buildings vacant, David Criswell, President of Wilson PRIDE, Inc. ...

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Read Her Lips: Expect New Taxes

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Bohemian Moser Glass

Is there a way to tell genuine "antique" Moser glass from a reproduction?

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Lawrence Arts Center Preschool Exhibit

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paintings and sculptures at the Lawrence Arts Center Gallery were displayed close to the ground this week for the littlest of audiences. The gallery was ...

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All Climatologists Aren’t Scientists

Some people seem to believe that anyone who studies some physical phenomenon is a scientist and that anything a "scientist" says is to be accepted ...

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There’s no ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’

***Jason Segel follows Seth Rogen as the next Judd Apatow-produced regular to be an unlikely leading man and show off solid writing chops-this time, in ...

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Free tix to “Iron Man,” win “Charlie Wilson’s War” DVD

You probably already know this, but this is a big, big summer movie. Rather than getting the normal 50 free passes, we only have 10 ...

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Hollywood Clip Joint: Movie News & Links

Did somebody tell on somebody? Bad idea. You wouldn't like Tyler Durden when he's mad. After a month of speculation, Edward Norton, star of the ...

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Eric’s Top 10 Movies You Can Watch Over and Over Again

Anybody who reads my writing on any kind of semi-regular basis probably knows that ["This is Spinal Tap"][1] is my favorite movie of all-time. I've ...

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Health Care Around the World

I'm watching PBS's Frontline. Tonight's show is about how other countries handle health care. It will be rebroadcast again later this evening, tomorrow morning, and ...

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Earth Isn’t a Black Body

Many climatologists misunderstand the theoretical physics concept of a black body model. They falsely believe that earth must radiate most of the energy it receives ...

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