Archive for July, 2007

Thunder and blowing dust

Friday, July 27th, 2007

In giving the hourly observations, the National Weather Service just said of some location "97 degrees, with thunder and blowing dust." That sounds more like an observation from the desert southwest than from the Washington, DC area. Yet, here we sit with an 8 inch rain deficit. It's looking like ...

Primo Family Restaurant Menu

Friday, July 27th, 2007

Do Evangelical-Raised Teens Have Sex Earlier?

Friday, July 27th, 2007

There's an interesting piece by Michael Gerson in today's (7/27/2007) Washington Post. In The Kind of Village it Takes, he writes about recent trends, investigating the seemingly incongruous notion that kids being raised in evangelical families are putting out earlier than mainstream protestants. I really enjoyed this paragraph's punch line: When ...

So, apparently USDA Inspected doesn’t actually mean anything

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Recall Release CLASS I RECALL FSIS-RC-035-2007 HEALTH RISK: HIGH WASHINGTON, July 25, 2007 - Custom Pack, Inc., a Hastings, Neb., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 5,920 pounds of ground beef and buffalo products because they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and ...

Your protection is our future medal

Monday, July 23rd, 2007

Looks pretty official, right? But, look at the wording and absurd capitalization: You are receiving this message, due to you protection, Our Online Technical Security Service Foreign IP Spy recently detected that your online account was recently logged on from am without am International Access Code (I.A.C) and from an unregistered ...

But, are enough Americans paying attention?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007