Tag Archives: oddity

Suggestions Please

Time was, not so long ago, when I never got nuisance calls on my home landline telephone. Now I get several every day. Calls to tell me that my internet connection has been compromised. Calls to tell me that my … Continue reading

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Au Revoir Papa et Maman

ZeroHedge: French Schools Replace “Mother” And “Father” With “Parent 1” And “Parent 2” In the latest example of political correctness run amok in Europe, the French National Assembly this week passed an education reform bill which included a controversial amendment to replace … Continue reading

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Toffee Apple World

I came across an interesting map of the world yesterday. It showed the direction and speed of motion of land masses as measured by GPS stations: 10. Crustal GPS signals on the earth do not support plate tectonics theory. Global … Continue reading

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The Logic of Transgender Bathrooms

A headline in Breitbart caught my attention: German Elementary Schools to Install ‘Third Gender’ Bathrooms Three new elementary schools around Munich in the German state of Bavaria are putting forth a proposal to create a bathroom for a “third gender” … Continue reading

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Tsunami Alerts

On the tsunami that killed over 400 people, from the Guardian: Why wasn’t there a warning system? In the case of tsunamis caused by earthquakes, the shaking earth can act as a warning but it’s much trickier to anticipate tsunamis … Continue reading

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Frost

I’ve spent all year thinking about ice and ice ages. And so when I woke this morning to find that there was frost on the ground outside, I examined it with unusual interest. And one thing I noticed was that … Continue reading

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Terrifying Clouds

I thought this was a most remarkable cloud: It looks to me like the base of it is only about 15 feet above ground, and if you were standing in the field, you could jump up and touch it. I’ve … Continue reading

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