Ah, Christmas. Or Xmas. (Don’t get me started, Fundies. Xmas has been used since 1754 or so, and “X” used to represent Christ has been used even longer.)
But I didn’t post this to start a fight, but to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, recall some (ok, 1?) post from Christmases past, and post my thoughts [...]
This was created with Blender, a 3d graphics program.
The movie was created using Blender, to improve Blender.
Blender is open source, and free (as in freedom AND beer) to distribute.
The movie, Sintel, was created using open source software, and most likely use Linux for it’s render servers.
I was blown the fsck away by [...]
Though it doesn’t mention the colitas (Spanish slang at the time for Marijuana) or the cool wind in one’s hair, this has got to be one of the coolest things I’ve stumbled on via the ‘net…
What can I say? We have two cats, Bellyflop and Curly-Sue. AKA: Belly-boo, Flops, Lap-Fungus, Sue-Sue, Sue-Cat, and Ninja Bitch-Cat.
Despite the last moniker for Sue, we love our cats.
I think this says it all:
Picture from here.
Joseph Wheeler, hurt in a car crash then misidentified as a cancer patient claims security guards at Prince George’s Hospital in Upper Marlboro, MD, beat him up when he tried to leave the hospital to avoid the surgery the cancer patient was scheduled for.
The hospital is owned by Dimensions Health Corporation.
The ID bracelet had a [...]
Dictionary.com defines Patience as “quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence: to work with patience.”
I’ve always equated “Patience” with “Ability to wait until the time is right/better to accomplish that which you wish could be done [...]
Took some pics for an email list-mate of some of the spitfire parts here at my humble abode.
This is an old jewel of an E-mail I received long ago.
Something to think about…
Number of gun owners in the U.S.: 80,000,000
Number of accidental gun deaths per year (all age groups): 1,500
Accidental deaths per gun owner: 0.0000188
Number of physicians in the U.S.: 700,000
Number of accidental deaths caused by physicians per year (all age groups): 120,000
Accidental deaths per physician: 0.171 (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services)