Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Dog prays at Japanese temple


Mimicking his master, priest Joei Yoshikuni, a 1 1/2-year-old black-and-white Chihuahua named Conan joins in the daily prayers at Naha's Shuri Kannondo temple, sitting up on his hind legs and putting his front paws together before the altar.

How to tell the Sciences Apart.

"If it squirms, it’s biology; if it stinks, it’s chemistry; if it doesn’t work, it’s physics; and if you can’t understand it, it’s mathematics."

- Magnus Pyke, scientist (mad scientist, actually)

The Mortgage Crisis , Illustrated.

It's more complicated than I thought.