Category: cute kids

Peruvian Jesus Born to Virgin Mary on Christmas '08

I would say that this raises the armageddon meter considerably…of course, it could also be the result of way too much planning… LIMA (Reuters) – Virgin Mary, a 20-year-old Peruvian woman, gave birth to a baby boy on Christmas day and named him Jesus, Peru’s state news agency said...

My Christmas Suggestions

Toy Tattoo Gun – For that little guy with inky ambition Link And for the person who has everything or wants nothing…nothing....

An odd sort of life I lead…hairy ears and all.

Last night I went to the 50th birthday party of a friend and mentor. It was a very nice time. Of course, today is the day I officially become homeless again (though not friendless and so not without a place to hang my very nice hat) and so that...

Anthropologists descend on San Francisco

If you don’t like being observed, San Francisco is definitely the wrong place to be this week. Thousands (I think but I didn’t count) of anthropologists from allover the world are here for the American Anthropological Association’s annual conference. Actually you may not have much to worry about, we...

Marijuana Wins, Babylon Revisited, and Neverland changes hands.

Three stories I find to be worth reading today. 1) Pot Wins in a Landslide: A Thundering Rejection of America’s Longest War 2) Iraq: Can ancient Babylon be rescued? U.N.-led organizations documenting the damage and how to fix it 3) Michael Jackson gives Neverland to corporation And one for...

Fisher Price Doll talks about what it isn't suppossed to.

This is too incredible not to blog about…I hope it is true. Apparently some have claimed that it also uttered “Popeye is my homeboy.” and “Felix Saves”. The Fisher-Price Little Mommy Cuddle ‘n Coo is meant to make realistic baby sounds and occasionally cry out for its “mama”. But...

My worm bin and the zero waste town. Plus badly outfitted babies.

Here in Hawaii where the average is ten pounds of waste per person per day, I still feel guilty about my one small bag of trash a week that goes in the dumpster. Usually a couple of pounds. I’ve built a simple worm bin into which all my food...

New Love Among the Old

Grat article filled with surprisingly funny and sometimes poignant facts and quotes. Worth reading for anyone of any age. from McClatchey WASHINGTON — Murray Katz, 82, a retired senior federal patent-appeals examiner, has made a transition that lies ahead for millions of Americans. “When I was growing up, I...

5th-Grader Finds Mistake at Smithsonian

Is fifth-grader Kenton Stufflebeam smarter than the Smithsonian? On a winter break trip with his family to the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, the 11-year-old southwestern Michigan boy noticed that a notation, in bold lettering, mistakenly identified the Precambrian as an era. Since it opened in 1981,...