Monthly Archives: January 2006

The Pope Throughout History

This month there’s an interesting article in the Atlantic about the contrasting styles of Pope Benedict XVI and Pope John Paul II. While the two were very close before John Paul’s death, there were also some philosophical differences and they have … Continue reading

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Why didn’t I think of this?

As some of you may know, I met my wife on Match.com (aff.), so I’m obviously a big fan of online dating. If you’re thinking of trying it, or already have without success, check out Tom Geller’s great tip for figuring … Continue reading

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An Attack of the Cutes

Miles better than even the “Hang in there” poster, Frappr may have the cutest page on the Internet.

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From the “Why didn’t I think of that?” Department

I could use one of these when reading in bed, which I do every night before going to sleep.

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Salvation is just a click way

Need redemption? Ask Jeebus and forgiveness is yours.

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Swingers and the Bible Belt

Note: not safe for work. According to Frappr, swingers are more likely to live in the Bible Belt. There are more in Salt Lake City than Los Angeles! This particular Frappr is just for one group. But here are two … Continue reading

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How China Censors the Internet

Here’s an interesting post about one of the ways China censors the Internet. I’m pretty sure it’s not the only way they do it. My understanding is that in some cases they do IP-level filtering, so it doesn’t matter what … Continue reading

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Conservatism and Creationism

Prominent old-line conservative John Derbyshire says “I am at a loss to know how creationism has got mixed up with conservatism.” (via Andrew Sullivan). Mr. Derbyshire must not be paying attention, because it’s really easy to explain. It’s a direct … Continue reading

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Patriots and Broncos Fans Talking Smack

About this time last year I admitted that I’m a sport nut.Well, it’s NFL playoffs time again and I’m pretty cranked up about the Broncos-Patriots game this Saturday. Like any Denver sports fan, I mostly keep my radio tuned to … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction is Stranger than…

According to the Washington Post, Random House plans to offer refunds to some buyers of A Million Little Pieces. The too-shocking-to-be-believed memoir turns out to be mostly fake. Too bad. I was planning to read it. And I still might but … Continue reading

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