Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Stuff around the net

rewrite the history books: Not just cats but millions of dogs were killed and mummified as offerings in Egypt.


8 recipes for the backyard grill.

What we have been told about hardening of the arteries is wrong. it's the smooth muscle that may be the problem.


from Improbable Research: The British push back against the metric system.

The argument is that the meter is "scientific" and pushed on folks by a bunch of busybody types, but the older foot/inch etc measurements are human and easier to understand.

Ditto for F vs C in temperature measurements.


the annotated guide to the Ghostbusters3 anti ghost pack.

ah, but I wonder if the PC police will complain that the original movie was racist and sexist and that the bad guy was from the EPA...


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