Thursday, August 25, 2005

Yeah, more Random Thoughts

Great responses to the Flying Spaghetti Monster from actual members of the Kansas City School Board of Education.

Funny Library Story. Be sure to read down to the "We're hiding from the police." line. The bit right after that made me laugh aloud. The rest of the blog has some really funny stories as well. Be warned, this is not a nice librarian.

Happy Birthday Michael Kaluta.

Here's one for hubby-Eric: Bender Casemod.

An article about Seattle bloggers.

K9, Sarah Jane Smith, and Giles in Doctor Who. I'm really looking forward to seeing the episode. Of course, I'm looking forward to every episode of Doctor Who after seeing the first new season.

Very large cat.

A Worth1000 photo shop contest had entrants creating scenes of disaster. Seattle got attacked by blackberries. Reminds me of my back yard.

I love articles about mad geniuses in Wired mag.

The Beloit College Mindset List for this year.

Flying Spaghetti Monster.

Here's a promising story about energy independence. Basically, it's possible to make coal into gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel that burns cleaner than current fuels, stripping out sulfur, arsenic, and other nasty byproducts. And the governor of Montana thinks that there is enough coal in Montana to meet the needs of the United States for 40 years. And it's cheaper than Middle East oil, as well.

Speaking of gas, Gas Buddy can help you find the cheapest gasoline in an area. And it can help you plan a trip.

Hoof Hearted is a really bad name for a racehorse. Say it aloud, fast, a few times.