Thursday, August 20, 2009

Linkfest

-- Some thoughts on using asteroids as "stepping stones" to get to Mars.

-- Prostitution is not a victimless crime.

-- California disease. "Portland, a city attractive to many unemployed and underemployed younger Californians, could well be becoming the "slacker" capital of the world."

-- Jim Caviezel on adoption and fatherhood.

-- A skydiver's parachute doesn't open, and he survives a 10,000 foot fall. Wow.

-- The 5 Most Embarrassing Failures in the History of Terrorism. This is from Cracked, so the language is R-rated at least.

-- Exploring the possibility of powering potential stations on the Moon and Mars with nuclear power.

-- OK, I acknowledge that President Obama has something of a cult of personality surrounding him. But people, it's not this bad.

1 comment:

D.J. Lower / KKairos said...

I actually agree that people overblow the Obama personality thing. I will say I think this has happened before--partly I think some of the Democrats were just so eager to be rid of Republican oversee-ing that anyone poised to win as a Democrat looks like the Messiah. That said:

http://obamamessiah.blogspot.com/

Is still pretty hilarious, in its quote-mining if nothing else, and does raise some legit concerns in the midst of its raging parody.