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Reflections on the precariousness of life

Posted on Aug 8, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

Philosophical essay on life and death sparked by a family trip where a pigeon collided with the car and we had a flat tire.

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life, death, tragedy, rights

Configure Half-Life 2 to use Madcatz Panther XL Joystick

Posted on Jan 9, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Madcatz Panther XL resources for playing Counter-Strike and Half-Life 2 with Panther XL on Win XP..

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panther xl resource, windows xp, joystick, steam userconfig

Assassin Bug

Posted on Jun 20, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011
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An assassin bug I photographed in Central Pennsylvania.

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assassin bug, insect photo, pennsylvania

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

I Endorse This Message

Posted on Nov 1, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011
I endorse this Message

Have you noticed that politicians no longer have ideas... but they sure endorse a lot of other peoples' messages.

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politics, voting, endorsement, approve

Do Not Call - Seriously

Posted on Oct 8, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

When the Do Not Call registry went into effect, telemarketing should have listened.

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do not call registry, telemarketer, telemarketing, free speech

Understanding Statistics

Posted on Aug 7, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

New tool to demonstrate how the range of answers affects the probability that a correct answer will be randomly guessed.

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statistics, probability

Near and Nearer

Posted on Apr 12, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Images of small things, and then closer looks at those things.

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macro photography, closeup photos

2004 Election. No one wins.

Posted on Nov 2, 2004 | Last Updated May 15, 2006

Why the Mandate is anything but.

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Bush, Kerry, Election
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