Monthly Archives: August 2008

Six Times the Calories

     If this is true, then I pray Mr Phelps doesn’t end up having severe health problems later on! ***Update:  H/T to Anwyn (and apologies for forgetting in the first place!)***

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Clarke’s Third Law Applied

     It appears that the highly-desired Cloak of Invisibility that my Dungeons and Dragons characters were searching for over 25 years ago was finally found in a lab at UC-Berkeley.      No wonder Ug the Barbarian-Ranger never found it, it … Continue reading

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This Could Get Ugly

     I was a bit surprised to read Georgia had moved troops into South Ossetia and Russia had in turn moved troops in and had started bombing Georgia (CNN, FoxNews, Johnson’s Russia List (via e-mail)).      It’s like Bizarro-Kosovo/Serbia. 

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