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Worm Your Way

Looking into mythology and fiction involving giant worms is a little tricky because it seems like a lot of early societies thought worms and snakes were variations on the same thing. I guess they didn’t want to investigate all that … Continue reading

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I Really Didn’t Say Everything I Said

One topic that comes up fairly enough is that of quotations that everyone knows, but are wrong in some way. They might be misattributed, or they might be somewhat off. The other day, Beth was reading a Cracked article recently … Continue reading

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Bernie Can’t Win, Trump Can’t Break Even, and Hillary Can’t Get Out of the Game

One political issue on which I’m somewhat divided is that of voting for the candidate you actually like (well, relatively speaking) versus voting for the person you think can beat the one you don’t like. A lot of the time … Continue reading

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Life Is What Happens When You Make Other Planets

During the course of Futurama, most of our own solar system has been seen, and it looks like it’s changed considerably by the time the show takes place. Venus, the Moon, Mars, Neptune, Triton, and Pluto are all known to … Continue reading

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Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth

It’s Earth Day, the celebration of the planet that’s just the right distance from the sun to support life. Some people cite this phenomenon as proof that God exists, but if that’s the case, why did He create so many … Continue reading

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Global Warming (It’s Hot!)

Wow, there’s an entire blog devoted to comics based on misunderstanding of global warming. Cartoonists, you DO know that global warming can actually result in MORE snow, right? Besides, it’s not LOCAL warming, so the fact that it’s colder than … Continue reading

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