Posts Tagged ‘mystery’

Two giant planets may cruise unseen beyond Pluto

Well, this is going to play havoc with centuries of astrology. Turns out, the astrology houses have a trailer park section. Just months after astronomers announced hints of a giant “Planet X” lurking beyond Pluto, a team in Spain says there may actually be two supersized planets hiding in the outer reaches of our solar […]

How to Experience the Dark Ages Today

This unfortunate soul found out: A man accused of desecrating the Koran was burned alive by a mob at a Pakistani police station, Reuters reported, citing police. The unnamed man was a traveller who spent Thursday night at a mosque in Seeta, in the southern Sindh province, local imam Maulvi Memon said. He claimed the […]

Experts in a Time of Unreason

Sarah Hoyt has an interesting essay on her experience of becoming a United States citizen. This comment caught my eye: Part of the thing with Europe is the worship of the “experts.”  “We’ll take it to the expert” or “We’ll have the expert do it.” Yet, when the experts get it wrong, even when the […]

There’s a Global Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve?

Why, yes. There is. It’s controlled by the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers and $30 Million worth of the stuff has gone missing. Yikes, eh? Update – 2012.10.06 Police Seize More Than 600 Barrels of Maple Syrup The shipment of the pancake-topper was making its way back to Quebec in a heavily guarded convoy […]

Huh?

What’s up with the Labor Day hours at Natural Grocers? Hmmmmmmm. Maybe, since it’s for Labor Day, this is what the Union negotiated.