McCain’s Internet

This struck me as particularly hilarious:

On a related note, I had a dream last night in which John McCain gave a speech saying something to the effect of, “Now a lot of people want to know what qualifies me for the presidency. Well, I take eleven medications, treating everything from my hair loss to my enlarged prostate. You gotta be careful with that many pills.
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Monkeys Control Robot Arm With Their Thoughts

OK, now this is just crazy. Scientists have developed a system by which monkeys can control a robotic arm using only their thoughts. Clearly these must be those monkeys who became super-intelligent following their forays into outer space in the earliest days of the space program. Once again, The Simpsons called it first.
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The Left Anchor Hits 3,000 Hits in a Day, 13,000 Hits Lifetime

Our vice presidential profile series has been successful beyond my wildest dreams. The Left Anchor is currently drawing 3,000 hits a day, and will cross the 13,000 lifetime hit threshold later this evening. I thank everyone who has visited the site to look at our VP profiles, and hope you continue to visit. As near as I can tell, there is no site which has bothered to go so deep into the vice presidential candidates.
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Utah: Where People Get Married

So, first my cousin, Jon, moves out to Utah and gets engaged within six months (or some similarly crazy time-frame). And now, my cousin Katie is also engaged after having moved west last fall. It’s like there’s something in the water out there. Is anyone in Utah not engaged?
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300th Post, 5000 Hits

Neither of those numbers are particularly great. Nonetheless, anytime two or more zeros line up together it’s customary to mention it. So this is my three-hundredth post (with some help from sometimes guest blogger Raylan Givens). And we passed 5,000 hits a day or two ago. I forgot to keep track, so I guess this is like sending a late Mother’s Day card (which I’ll be doing in about two weeks when I forget Mother’s Day).

More on the Coming Robot Threat

With all the noise and fuss over this campaign season, what’s continuing to get lost in the mainstream news is the coming robot threat. I first reported on this last week, but today, new details have come to light:

Biological weapons delivered by cyborg insects. It sounds like a nightmare scenario straight out of the wilder realms of science fiction, but it could be a reality, if a current Pentagon project comes to fruition.
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