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I’m honored that this often shows up on the internet. Here’s the correct version, as published in Omni, 1990. "They're made out of meat." "Meat?" "Meat.
A couple of days ago we wrote a small post thinking about ways in which Wikileaks could be taken off the Web. The conclusion was that Wikileaks might survive almost any type of concerted effort to remove it from the Internet. I was not really expecting the strength with which those words would be tested in the last few days. It is important to explain how Wikileaks works in the wide scheme of things. To do that, I may have to explain a bit about how information gets around the Internet (those of you who know all of this stuff may move to the next paragraph).
How did life originate? Living things (even ancient organisms like bacteria) are enormously complex. However, all this complexity did not leap fully-formed from the primordial soup. Instead life almost certainly originated in a series of small steps, each building upon the complexity that evolved previously: Simple organic molecules were formed.
Medieval Sword Shapes - Their unique shapes and changes over the centuries The Shapes of Medieval Swords Swords from the medieval Period went through some wonderful changes as the tools and technology of metal working changed. This change is also nicely seen in cultural differences in the swords. Here is a look at some of the major shapes of swords and a little explanation of them.
Alternative News Links! The mainstream media IS NOT going to tell us what is really going on in today's society. We are spoon fed corporate propaganda by TV, "newspapers", etc. every day. Here are a few places where you can read the other side of the story. **PLEASE NOTE** We do not use "frame traps", Java, etc. on any of our pages.
Christianity as antiquity. -- When we hear the ancient bells growling on a Sunday morning we ask ourselves: Is it really possible! This, for a jew, crucified two thousand years ago, who said he was God's son? The proof of such a claim is lacking. Certainly the Christian religion is an antiquity projected into our times from remote prehistory; and the fact that the claim is believed - whereas one is otherwise so strict in examining pretensions - is perhaps the most ancient piece of this heritage.
Subject: Archaeology, Antiquities, Theft, and Looting - (“Electronic Bibliography” of URL’s ) Dear Subscribers, In the course of my research (A search for the World’s Most Wanted Art) I’ve often pondered the fate of lost artifacts. In the belief that greater awareness is needed to promote the recovery of “lost relics”, we’d like to share some of our research on archaeological theft, looting and related URL’s.
There are many discussions around the pros and cons about hosting your blog on a free platform or on its own domain . It’s undeniable that both options have its own pros and cons and both suit the needs of different bloggers. I’m not going to compare these options here; rather, a list of free blogging platform are compiled.
David Moon on Aaron's Law, Beth Schwartzapfel on Prison Access David Moon talks about efforts to reform the law used against Aaron Swartz. And Beth Schwartzapfel talks about journalists beyond the prison wall.
Aphrodite's This girdle was popular for its ability to arouse desire and create a great hunger for love. This girdle was so "potent" that whomever she desired would fall in love with her. It is even sometimes said that Hera once wore the girdle to win back Zeus's affection. Apollo was often depicted carrying a lyre, the Greek musical instrument with seven strings. Hermes, who invented this musical instrument, gave the lyre to Apollo.
All dogs can be traced back 40 million years ago to a weasel-like animal called the Miacis which dwelled in trees and dens. The Miacis later evolved into the Tomarctus, a direct forbear of the genus Canis, which includes the wolf and jackal as well as the dog. g Ancient Egyptians revered their dogs. When a pet dog would die, the owners shaved off their eyebrows, smeared mud in their hair, and mourned aloud for days. b Small quantities of grapes and raisins can cause renal failure in dogs. Chocolate, macadamia nuts, cooked onions, or anything with caffeine can also be harmful. c Apple and pear seeds contain arsenic, which may be deadly to dogs. c Rock star Ozzy Osborne saved his wife Sharon’s Pomeranian from a coyote by tackling and wresting the coyote until it released the dog. d Dogs have sweat glands in between their paws. e In 2003, Dr.
Deep within the deserts of Jordan lies the ancient city of Petra. Through a narrow gorge it emerges into view, revealing awe-inspiring monuments cut into the surrounding cliffs. What is this astonishing city?
The Oklahoma Bombing The government insists that Timothy McVegh acted alone in blowing up the Murrah Federal Building with a truck full of fertilizer. But seismic data, CNN reports, eyewitnesses, sound recordings, and even the Army's weapons lab all confirm that there had to be additional "cutter" charges involved. Nobody has yet explained why a second Ryder truck was hidden in a secret military base near Oklahoma City just weeks before the bombing.