The TSA‘s response when asked about the decision in Europe was to point towards...– Airport full-body X-ray scanners banned across Europe as unsafe – Tech Products & Geek News | Geek.com (via rafer)
NYPD Occupying Liberty Square; Demands Unclear →
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I love how in Oakland, in Denver, in NYC, whenever the cops clear out an Occupy camp, they do it in the absolute middle of the night. I mean, doesn’t that just look dodgy as hell? If they really believe they’re doing it correctly and justly, then do it in the middle of the day, with cameras rolling. But doing it at night, in the dark, just makes them look like the criminals they are.
At 2.43am, the New York Observer reported that... →
What’s really cool is that John is picking up and bringing books for us to read to him. He’ll find one of his books on the bookshelf, carry it to us, turn around and sit in our lap (if we’re sitting cross-legged on the floor), and have us read to him. And Saturday morning, he got out of bed before we did, and I saw him go over to his books, pull one out, and sit down and just...
Productive weekend! Played a lot with the baby. Cleaned the house, and did three loads of laundry, including diapers. Did a small bit of digging in the garage-side garden. Moved a lot of old baby stuff to the garage. Went to music class with the kiddo, then had lunch with Rocky’s dad and brothers. Made some homemade graham crackers for healthy child snacks, and Rocky cooked three loaves of...
Santacon, Twisted Toy Making Workshop
Denver’s Santacon is coming up December 17, which means it’s time to ramp up the toymaking! I love the toymaking part of Santacon best of all…art and creativity that’s portable, costs little, and you get to give away (here’s a photoset of some of the toys I made a couple years ago). I particularly like making little plastic toy mashups—bat wings attached to a...
"...linking arms in a human chain when ordered to... →
wilwheaton: “The individuals who linked arms and actively resisted, that in itself is an act of violence,” UC police Capt. Margo Bennett said. “I understand that many students may not think that, but linking arms in a human chain when ordered to step aside is not a nonviolent protest. Following her logic… “OPEN THE FUCKING SAFE RIGHT NOW OR WE’RE GOING TO LINK ARMS IN A HUMAN CHAIN,...
I find it ironic that Republicans have such disdain for the lazy, and yet their...– BILL MAHER, Real Time (via inothernews)
An extraterrestrial being, newly arrived on Earth—scrutinizing what we...– Carl Sagan (via redheadintexas)