Anzac Day

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning,
We will remember them.
Lest We Forget!
The Ode of Remembrance - Laurence Binyon
Categories: Heroes
Date: 2008-04-25 23:03:55, 16 years and 63 days ago

Global Cooling

Sorry to ruin the fun, but an ice age cometh, via Kim du Toit.

Categories: Oddities, Environment
Date: 2008-04-25 23:03:53, 16 years and 63 days ago

Obesity Employer's Fault

At least so they claim. This quote is particularly interesting: "One of the big contributing factors to obesity in this country is the increased access to unhealthy foods", Karen Inge of Jenny Craig. Bull!!! the main cause of obesity is lack of self-control, it's quite simple really the reason you're fat is because you eat too much for how much you exercise, it's not because someone makes food available for you, but because you choose to eat it. It's really not that hard to say, "No thanks, I'm on a diet, I don't need any more food."

Date: 2008-04-24 23:03:54, 16 years and 64 days ago

2020 Summit

Apparently the 2020 Summit doesn't just consist of left-wing yes men, but fortunately the Labour party has made moves to restore my faith in the irrelevance of the 2020 Summit results.

Categories: Politics
Date: 2008-04-24 23:03:53, 16 years and 64 days ago


This article is well worth a read:

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Categories: Politics
Date: 2008-04-22 23:03:56, 16 years and 66 days ago

LawDog on Self Defence

I've just started reading LawDog. One of the more interesting reads on his blog is his Meditations on Self Defence, I'm not sure if I entirely agree with it but it is still an interesting take on the issue of self-defence.

Date: 2008-04-22 23:03:54, 16 years and 66 days ago

Technorati Add

I just added my blog to Technorati, feel free to add me to your Technorati Favorites.

Categories: Meta
Date: 2008-04-21 23:03:54, 16 years and 67 days ago

Israelites are as Bad as Nazis

... according to Hamas: apparently Mahmoud al-Zahar (Hamas' founder) thinks that a revolt in Gaza would be morally equivalent of Jews involved in the Warsaw Uprising. Yeah, because you know, there's quite a few Palestinian extermination camps in Israel [by most estimates: ZERO]. And it's not like the Gaza Strip is virtually a independent country or anything, according the Wikipedia: since "12 September 2005, the Palestinian Authority had complete administrative authority in the Gaza Strip", admittedly Israel does control the Sea along the Coast line and all of the Airspace, but, while this is a rare arrangement between two independent countries, it is not unheard off.¹ So basically Hamas² is complaining because Israel does not allow them to freely cross the borders between itself (Israel) and a hostile country ruled by a terrorist organization that has as one of it's stated objectives the destruction of the Israeli nation, and is known for suicide bombings against civilians, gee I wonder why. I also wonder why Hamas doesn't feel the need to complain about Egypt (a fellow Islamic nation) also having a closed border policy?

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Date: 2008-04-18 23:03:54, 16 years and 70 days ago

Carbon Debits

Carbon Debits for when you realise that increased water temperature = increased evaporation = increased rainfall = end of the drought.

Categories: Humour, Environment, Oddities
Date: 2008-04-16 23:03:53, 16 years and 72 days ago

Google v. Religion

This bit of news is interesting: Angry Christians sue Google over Internet Ad.

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Categories: Computers, Religion
Date: 2008-04-11 23:03:54, 16 years and 77 days ago