Monthly Archives: July 2007

Climate Change and The Truth: Introduction

Darius and other readers, The experience of writing this reply to your entries about antropogenic global warming has been very informative for me. I know much more about the arguments, counterarguments, and scientific details of climate change than I did … Continue reading

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16 Pizza Boxes + 1 Physics Graduate Student =

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Murder in Weinland Park: Arrest Made

According to the U. S. Marshals Service, The Columbus Dispatch, WCMH, and WBNS, a man was arrested for the murder of Kenneth Crawford on June 28, 2007. The Weinland Park Community Civic Association was informed of the arrest at our … Continue reading

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“…more than abortion and homosexuality…”

“What would Jesus really do?” by Roland Martin, CNN Contributor

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The Burner, The Oven, and a Plastic Bag

This is what a burner from a stove looks like after a plastic bag has melted onto it. I thought I was safe leaving the bag on the burner because the burner was turned off. However, I had the oven … Continue reading

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My New Closet and VCR

As you may recall, when I moved into my apartment in Columbus, one of the walls of my bedroom had a portal that was open to the next room. Since the house is part of our landlord’s efforts to improve … Continue reading

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On Gun Control and Anecdotal Evidence

I would have thought that a U.S. Navy veteran would be well-trained and competent to use a firearm to defend his home. Instead, the Columbus Dispatch (June 27, 2007, p. B1) reports that he accidentally shot his wife. I could … Continue reading

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Tour Guide Highlights

For several months in 2006, I was a tour guide at Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, which is the lab that provides the data I analyze. I lived near the center in Menlo Park, CA for more than a year. I … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Christians Believeing Young-Earth Creationism? Answer #3

Answer 3: Science is more useful to Christians than you might think. The popularity of Young-Earth Creationism is due in part, I think, to a broader distrust of scientists and intellectuals in conservative Christian culture. YEC and related issues are, … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

If a half dollar coin fits in the coin accepting slot of a vending machine, that does not necessarily mean that the machine will actually accept the coin or that it will not get stuck. I doubt that anyone besides … Continue reading

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