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I would like to take this moment to personally thank the following states: Montana Missouri Pennsylvania Ohio Rhode Island (Post election edit – let me also add Virginia to the list) I truly want to thank you for coming to your senses yesterday. Nice job, folks. -Dave

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07 Nov, 2006

For the love of God

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs|Film

I hope you all voted… [youtube]Wm2OXQh3duI[/youtube] – Dave

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I was pretty excited last week when NASA announced they would dedicate the resources to make some necessary repairs to the Hubble telescope.  The Hubble telescope has given us some amazing scientific discoveries as well as the images to drive our imaginations and senses of wonder. How many young boys and girls have been inspired […]

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05 Nov, 2006

David Foster Wallace commencement speech

Posted by: Dave In: Books|Philosophy

I’ve always admired DFW’s writing and I wish I could have heard him deliver this speech in person.  You can read a full transcript here. There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. How’s the […]

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From BoingBoing: French researchers have resurrected the “Phoenix virus,” a “fossil virus” that lay dormant in the human genome. The retrovirus infected our ancestors millions of years ago, and is apparently still infectious in its new revivified form. Um, yay for science…I think. -Dave

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04 Nov, 2006

Happiest. Kid. Ever.

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Humor


04 Nov, 2006

Hell has frozen over

Posted by: Dave In: Current Affairs|Texas

It’s chilly in Houston today. Actually chilly. No, really…look at the weather on the right side of the site. Feels great. -Dave

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  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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