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News aggregator offered a few laughs before disappearing

April 21st, 2015 · 6 Comments

An old friend emailed me late last week and suggested that I take a look at a strange online news aggregator which seemed to be reprinting news stories after multiple translations. He flagged a Hawaii story about the autistic student at Kailua High School who was forced to run until he dropped. Apparently it was […]

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Tags: Blogs · Media

“Science Babe” blasts “Food Babe” and it’s a good read

April 7th, 2015 · 11 Comments

I usually shy away from direct full-on attacks, but I couldn’t help enjoying this Gawker piece, “The ‘Food Babe’ Blogger Is Full of Shit.” It’s a frontal attack on Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe, by an author who describes herself as “an analytical chemist with a background in forensics and toxicology.” This will give […]

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Tags: Blogs · Consumer issues · environment

Happy Trails, Andrew

January 30th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Reading Andrew Sullivan’s “A note to my readers” this week was like an out-of-body experience, as if I could have been reading my own words. “I want to let you know I’ve decided to stop blogging in the near future,” he wrote. Two reasons. The first is one I hope anyone can understand: although it […]

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Tags: Blogs · Media

Feline-assisted blogging?

January 22nd, 2015 · 2 Comments

Feline-assisted blogging. Could it become a staple of the social media world? Ask Mr. Romeo. He has been taking a new and more aggressive approach to participating in my blogging. He used to be content to sit in my lap while I work on the laptop that sits on the table in front of me. […]

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Tags: Blogs · Cats

Here’s what’s behind the server interruptions

January 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Well, there’s good news and bad news regarding the intermittent server problems that I’ve been experiencing on with this site and that may have been experienced by a few others. Now I think the problem has been identified. That’s part of the good news. The bad news is that “identified” does not mean “solved.” More […]

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Tags: Blogs · Computers