Hey, Tim Jones here. The Beer Summit is upon us, and much as I have tried to avoid reading very much into this hastily manufactured CYA photo-op (where's Rodney King? Can't we all just get along?), I can't help but notice the deep and sobering fractures in our society that are revealed in the beer […]
QUOTE: From: Fr. Fessio, S.J.Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 1:54 PM This morning, (Monday, July 20th) Dr. Jack Sites, Academic Vice President of Ave Maria University, flew from Houston, where he was attending a meeting of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, to San Francisco, to inform me personally that I was being dismissed […]
Recently I was having some dental work done (some crowns put on), and I was very intrigued by the technology that they were using–so intrigued that I decided to make a mini-documentary about the process. Basically, they were using desktop manufacturing (not quite 3-D printing, but something close) to make me a new crown on […]
Some amateur astronomers have detected a dark spot on Jupiter (left, near the upper pole) that they think may be an impact mark in the atmosphere. In other words, Jupiter may have been hit by an asteroid, comet, or comet fragment, like when it was struck by fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy back in 1994. MORE […]
You may have already seen this elsewhere online, but if you haven't, it's a remarkable accomplishment. Budget of less than $5,000. (And just to answer a question you may wonder about for a second, no those are not the same actors.)
Sorry I haven't blogged the last few days, but my old laptop died late last week. I was typing along and suddently hit the Black Screen of Death. Not the blue one, the totally black one that you can't even kinda reboot after. Since then I've been struggling with getting a new laptop, data transfer, […]
A reader writes: The Pope recently came out with his position on capitalism. Can you explain his position possibly better than what I have read in the papers? Also, I am hearing secular talk on the radio wondering about Papal infallibility and this economic view. On the surface what he has said appears to me […]
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