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Should I have had to mortgage the house?

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science, Politics and Activism

Right now, in the USA, there is a big debate going on about whether or not it is time to bring some level of socialized medicine to that country. On one side of the debate are the more liberally inclined folk who believe that people shouldn’t die in the street or lose their life savings […]

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How much Power Attack?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Games and gaming, Math and Science

If you don’t play Pathfinder (or D&D), you might as well skip this post, unless you’re really interested in some math.  It’s a post for novice math geeks, and RPG players. How much Power Attack should a fighter use when pimp-slapping the Monster of the Day? It’s a good question worthy of thought. If you’re […]

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Picking Lottery Numbers

Games and gaming, Math and Science, Outdoors

Bleah, enough strike crap… Time for something nerdier… I was having a discussion on a science-related message board recently and the discussion came up regarding the selection of lottery numbers and how some people really don’t understand what they’re doing when it comes to buying a lottery ticket. In particular, this person said that he […]

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What does a migraine LOOK like?

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Math and Science

[ed Dec 2014] The original site is gone, so I have pointed the links to the Wayback Machine copies. Anyone who has known me for more than a year or so probably knows that I get migraines.  I used to get 1-2 a month and the nastiest ones could weird me out about 24 hours, […]

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