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Repeat of Face on Mars hysteria again?

    Normally I use my other blog for talking about less common words, but in the post I can explore the term pareidolia ⇑ (in short, seeing faces in rocks) which is a more specific instant of the term apophenia ⇑ … Continue reading

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Is President Obama here?

I haven’t heard about any scheduled visits to Omaha but I just saw Air Force One fly overhead (above Starbucks on Center St) on route to Offut AFB, clearly landing. Perhaps it’s just a quick visit to SAC after touring … Continue reading

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What determines life’s outcomes?

This is an interesting study I just stumbled on. The short of it is that genetically identical mice with more-or-less identical environment developed significantly different activity profiles. And these differences showed in actual brain development (determined after the poor mice … Continue reading

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Enjoy life’s adventures

I saw this article about the 30 travel things you should do before you’re 30 and decided to: a) rate myself against the list, and, b) update the list for the 30 roughly equivalent things you should do before you’re … Continue reading

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Short day today

It’s amazing that even though I don’t have a day job I always seem to be running out of time. Today it’s the annual book group and holiday potluck that will truncate my usual Sunday (both in the morning to … Continue reading

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Thanks to fire I could use a bigger brain

This is a highly off-the-wall connection to my recent preoccupation (as witnessed by posts) over my weight loss and desire for more. It appears the solution to my problem would merely be to magically get a bigger brain and all … Continue reading

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A penny on Curiosity

You’ve got to be kidding. A 1.5B$ gadget and all it carries is a lousy 1909 penny. Oh, it’s a VDB (I have that) but even they could afford the more rare S. For the price of Curiosity you’d think they could … Continue reading

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