Save the Bratwurst for St.Bergurmeister Day

January 31, 2009 at 2:58 am | Posted in environment | Leave a comment
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Germany’s environmental issues advisory body issued a strong advisory for German people to lower their meat consumption, effectively asking the population to eat meat only on special occasions. The advisory board cited that 15% of Germany’s greenhouse gases come from agriculture. Dramatically reducing meat consumption will diminish Germany’s carbon footprint.

Read more of the story here.

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you have been found guilty and fined one shoe

December 10, 2008 at 11:36 pm | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
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I got the following from The Daily Kos. The person who posted it describes it as an oldie, but I haven’t seen it before:

A. Marriage in the United States shall consist of a union between one man and one or more women. (Gen 29:17-28; II Sam 3:2-5)

B. Marriage shall not impede a man’s right to take concubines in
addition to his wife or wives. (II Sam 5:13; I Kings 11:3; II Chron 11:21)

C. A marriage shall be considered valid only if the wife is a
virgin. If the wife is not a virgin, she shall be executed. (Deut 22:13-21)

D. Marriage of a believer and a non-believer shall be forbidden.
(Gen 24:3; Num 25:1-9; Ezra 9:12; Neh 10:30)

E. Since marriage is for life, neither this Constitution nor the constitution of any State, nor any state or federal law, shall be construed to permit divorce. (Deut 22:19; Mark 10:9)

F. If a married man dies without children, his brother shall marry the widow. If he refuses to marry his brother’s widow or deliberately does not give her children, he shall pay a fine of one shoe and be otherwise punished in a manner to be determined by law. (Gen 38:6-10; Deut 25:5-10)

G. In lieu of marriage, if there are no acceptable men in your town, it is required that you get your dad drunk and have sex with him (even if he had previously offered you up as a sex toy to men young and old), tag-teaming with any sisters you may have. Of course, this rule applies only if you are female. (Gen 19:31-36)

A … uh … Ladder of Links

December 6, 2008 at 4:45 am | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment
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Here are some web pages with lists of names for collections of animals, peoples, and some things.

An Intrusion of Cockroaches

An Increduality of Cuckolds

A Piteousness of Doves

A Fraid of Ghosts

Tell me your favorite in the comments, or make one up. Perhaps you could think up one for your profession, such as a roast of baristas.

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AHRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!

November 18, 2008 at 7:39 pm | Posted in Interweb | 4 Comments
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Pirates have seized control of the Sirius Star, a Saudi-owned oil tanker off the coast of Kenya and are steering her towards Somalia.

So what do you do with a tanker full of stolen oil? Do you just steer it up to the dock and start selling it to people with gas cans?

Their Mission is to Make Sure that Children in California Grow Up as God Intended

November 15, 2008 at 8:11 pm | Posted in Interweb, LGBT | Leave a comment
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Won’t somebody pleeeeease think of the children!

more election stuff

November 6, 2008 at 11:15 pm | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
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Here’s a link to information about several ballot initiatives that were voted on this past Tuesday in the U.S. I’m surprised that I didn’t hear about any of these initiatives before the election. They cover serious topics such as legalization of marijuana, stem cell research, and assisted suicide.

Kinda Freaky, Kinda Sweet

August 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | Posted in interesting (to moose) | Leave a comment
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A Puerto Rican man has been granted his wish to remain standing—even in death. A funeral home used a special embalming treatment to keep the corpse of 24-year-old Angel Pantoja Medina standing upright for his three-day wake. Dressed in a Yankees baseball cap and sunglasses, Pantoja was mourned by relatives while propped upright in his mother’s living room.

Article and Photos Here

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Well Said my good man

August 11, 2008 at 3:47 pm | Posted in environment | Leave a comment
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The full article is here.

Eating right no longer means eating merely for your own benefit, but for the benefit of the only system that can sustain a large number of present and future humans.

Charles Mudede

How Much Do I Care About the Olympics?

August 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm | Posted in Personal | 1 Comment
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I care about as much as the woman in this photograph:

Whoop-dee-freakin-doo.

There’s a New Lake Ontario In Outer Space

July 31, 2008 at 2:38 am | Posted in Tech Talk | Leave a comment
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If you don’t read the whole article, the lake has been named Ontario Lacus after Lake Ontario because it is the same size

Two Videos for you today

July 25, 2008 at 5:06 am | Posted in Videos | Leave a comment
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I think they would have pulled it off if the dancing had been better, much better:
Star Wars Thriller

Imagine going to the museum and seeing one of these walking around:
Go ahead, just eat one

A great line about Clinton’s campaign and misoginy in America

June 9, 2008 at 4:45 pm | Posted in Politics | Leave a comment
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From Rebecca Traister

Clinton was such a hard-ass that she turned her butchest male critics into the hysterical harpies they accused her of being.

Want More Simpsons Avatars?

June 2, 2008 at 8:40 pm | Posted in Interweb | 1 Comment
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I’ve already told you about SimpsonizeMe.co where you can create a Simpsons image of yourself.

Now I’m pointing you towards Dean T Fraser. He has drawn, among other cool stuff, The Springfield Punx. My favorite is Tobias from Arrested Development.

You can also see some great Simpsons fan art over at Space Coyote.

Damn, that guy is olllllld

May 16, 2008 at 12:08 am | Posted in Interweb, Politics | Leave a comment
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Alright, Things Younger Than John McCain would be a cheap shot, except that it’s not cheap. It’s pretty good and surprised me more than once.

Things that are older than John McCain include a country, two American States, and even a mountain (sort of).

Cuba lifts ban on home computers

May 2, 2008 at 11:18 pm | Posted in interesting (to moose) | Leave a comment
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I had no idea that personal computers were banned in Cuba.

Internet access is still restricted. How will they get their porn?

Go Raul, Go Raul, Go Go Go Raul!!

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This page is so cute!

April 27, 2008 at 5:37 pm | Posted in Interweb | Leave a comment
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I can’t read what it says, but it appears to be people recreating photos of themselves from when they were children.

With Regrets to Old MacDonald

March 3, 2008 at 6:00 pm | Posted in environment, Personal | 4 Comments
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I’m going to try not eating cow and pig for a while. I’m trying soy “milk” as well. If that works out, I’ll probably try cutting out dairy.

I’m not taking a stance on chicken at this time. I’m going to wait awhile before making that decision. I think that I will continue to eat fish and other seafood.

There are three factors that have lead me to make this decision:

1. The animal cruelty issue.

I’ve been on the fence about this one for a long time. I’ve heard the arguments that cows have been bred to be pretty much just organic zombies. My personal experience with cows backs up that position, but I’ve only met a few.

No, it was not through cow tipping.

2. The environmental impact issue.

From Wikipedia: Livestock is responsible for 18% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions as measured in CO2 equivalents. By comparison, the world’s entire transportation sector emits 13.5% of the CO2

This issue has a greater impact on me than the first one.

3. President’s Choice Meatless Meatballs and Meatless Chicken Breasts. Look for them at Supervalu, Canadian Superstore, Loblaws, and Extra Foods.

In my opinion, the Meatless Meatballs are indistinguishable from regular beef meatballs. I find that the chicken breast does taste like chicken. However the texture (but not taste) is more like a processed chicken burger.

And of course, many other miscellaneous factors.

So I guess when I go camping this summer, instead of roasting a hot dog on a stick I’ll roast a big clump of broccoli instead.

Yummm

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Shiftless Canadians

January 29, 2008 at 6:30 pm | Posted in interesting (to moose), Interweb | 3 Comments
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Did you know that the word Canadian has apparently become a code word for blacks among American racists?

Read the comments. They’re hilarious!

Ha Ha Funny Funny

October 20, 2006 at 10:37 pm | Posted in LOL, Politics | Leave a comment
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The Book of Hank

Thank you shycuriousbbw

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