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steven-belanger's picture
Nov.01.2013
Photo: Freud's Vienna office, from forpilar.blogspot.com.   Despite being woken up more than six times by my car's alarm that inexplicably went off three times, and by my dog, who whined constantly through the night, I somehow managed to sleep deeply enough to have two very strange dreams...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.08.2013
Photo: Captain Nemo planting his personal flag on a cliff of Antarctica, from the first edition of Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.   There won't be much to do in the next few days, besides shoveling, so I thought I'd keep a running blog entry during that time.  I'll publish...
michael-seidel's picture
Apr.30.2012
As we remember that Osama bin Laden was killed a year ago and that the war in Afghanistan goes on, we should remember the Fall of Saigon, 1975. I was a new military member with less than a year in service, serving at my first location after training. My thoughts were still bright with American...
andrew-q-lam's picture
Mar.21.2012
  Published on ShanghaiDaily.com (http://www.shanghaidaily.com/)http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/article//Opinion/2012/03/20/Giving+up+a+car+is+a+new+American+responsibility Illustration by Zhou TaoGiving up a car is a new American responsibilityCreated: 2012-3-20Author:Andrew Lam FOR the...
raul-colon's picture
Aug.15.2010
Puerto Rico is poised to join a growing list of nations that generate more than a quarter of its energy from natural gas if Gov. Fortuño is able to develop its proposed Via Verde gas line (Green Way) project.As it was unveiled, Via Verde will supply the island with a cleaner energy source while at...
yolande-barial's picture
Aug.01.2010
BP
  Did you know that AM/PM, the convenient store, uses gas from BP?  I did not know this until a friend of mine told me that it was true.  So what I did was to drive into an AM/PM and get some gas.  The gas is always available and inexpensive, at least for those of us who use regular gas. (...
richard-martin's picture
Aug.27.2009
Premise: A new tv-show called "Bad Manners & Nuclear War". I have copyrighted this in case anybody has any big ideas. It will take place in a conservative Western setting, befitting what I believe will soon be an avalanche of shows, movies and books that will usher us back into a...
randy-wong's picture
Apr.08.2009
So, it's come to this:  http://www.kxxv.com/global/story.asp?s=10150486  To summarize, we have two men who were eating in their room at a hotel in downtown Waco, Texas.  One of them experienced flatulence (I am assuming he was making room for dessert.)  The other man (we'll call him the fartee) ...
edmund-jenks's picture
Jan.18.2009
Methane atmospheric abundance spectrometry overlay on Martian surface. Image Credit: NASA Methane On Mars – Tracks Of Life? NASA has issued a press release describing the detection of methane gas on Mars and how this may be evidence of life on the red planet. NASA cautions, "Right now, we do...
ugo-mattei's picture
Jan.16.2009
Comes the time in which serious analysis of seemingly sensless episodes, such as the brutish and murderous aggression of Gaza must look into motivations. Here is an article of the Jerusalem Post written last july that might help critical observers to drive some connection... British Gas, Israel to...