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When a religionist can't explain something so they automatically assume it is a deity...

One of my biggest annoyances is when someone say’s “well scientists can’t explain this… therefore… <insert their deity here>“…

I think the easiest way to refute their ‘argument’ (if you can call it an argument) is to say “ 307 more words


November 10 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
The Italian liner Ancona, carrying 482 passengers and a crew of 160, has been torpedoed and sunk by a large submarine flying the Austrian flag. 54 more words


King Wheat 1859  

Minnesota’s first shipment of spring wheat is warmly received in Chicago–marking the start of an agricultural export that will become King in coming years. Production grows wildly as railroads connect farms to inland markets. 212 more words

Image from page 4 of "The chemist and druggist [electronic resource]" (1859)

A few nice computer protection images I found:
Image from page 4 of “The chemist and druggist ” (1859)

Image by Internet Archive Book Images… 15 more words

Beertender, there's a kumquat in my beer

Kum-whats? Most beer lovers have never had a beer made with kumquats. That’s a perfectly reasonable prediction even among kumquat’s quasi cognoscenti. But if you have never tried one, picture an orange the shape and size of a grape. 106 more words


Hood River's Cider Trail

Along the south bank of the Columbia River Gorge—generally perceived as a kiteboarder’s, hiker’s and wine-lover’s dream come true—we are witnessing a new farm-fresh industry take root. 82 more words


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