Note: The guy’s shirt is a shark. The guy’s shirt says, “North Carolina.” I wasn’t aware of any geeks in North Carolina. Not since I left anyway.
Here’s a shot I found that makes me feel better about posting that picture of Tina.
When you’re a celebrity, like Tina, you must expect all kinds of “celebrity treatment.”
Via The Daily Wh.at
“Look, I don’t think she thinks the rules apply to her. She doesn’t need to have the traditional trappings of a presidential campaign, no finance committee, she can raise the money, she doesn’t need to go shake a lot of hands in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina.”
- Karl Rove on Sarah Palin’s 2012 candidacy.
Better Book Titles is a great blog for making book titles more accurate. Here are a few that made me laugh.
“Balloon Boy Meets Jesus: One family’s choice to cash in on a kid’s story.”
“Bankers love saying fuck!”
You know you’re going to love it.
Since I know all my believing readers are going to watch this, just to remind you, all those little stars are SUNS — sometimes way bigger than ours — and there are HUGE gaps between them.
Millions of light years between them.
And there are BILLIONS of suns.
Billions just in the square inch you’re looking toward.
From their perspectives, you don’t exist and they don’t care.
When people were writing the bible, they had NO idea that the sky was anything more than a tabletop with luminescent bulbs sitting on top. Even people who tampered with the bible and changed it didn’t know what we know today.
And when bible-times people were out at night imbibing whatever local flavor of wine that Jesus used to drink, they’d start seeing those stars as angels delivering messages to them. Or they would form lines between stars and imagine animals … or people … or people riding animals, like looking at clouds during the daytime and forming shapes.
When it’s all said and done, science isn’t perfect, but at least it’s a modern take on everything history has given us so far, and not a 2,000+ ignorant take on what was modern back when.