Showing posts from May, 2011

How to Make Your Own Hard Cider

Hard Cider is a British tradition, a tasty apple-based alcoholic drink. It's simple and cheap to make. Check out this article about how to get started making Cider at home.

How to Make Your Own Hard Cider

The Masonic Myth: A Book Review

The Masonic Myth

I have reviewed The Masonic Myth by Jay Kinney. This is the first in a series of book reviews that I will be writing about books every Mason should read.

Future books in the series will be:
Freemasonry for Dummies by Chris Hodapp
Born in Blood by John Robinson
The Origins of Freemasonry: Scotland's Century by David Stevenson
Solomon's Builders by Chris Hodapp

A Human Being Should Be Able To...

So currently trending on Twitter is "Everymanshouldknowhowto."

In that vein, a quote from Robert Heinlein

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.

-Robert A. Heinlein

Ryan Giggs: Man-whore, Crybaby, and Aspiring Censor of the Internet

First of all, some background for those who aren't on Twitter or don't follow UK news. Footballer (soccer player) Ryan Giggs obtained an injunction prohibiting UK newspapers from revealing that he was the Man United player alleged to have had an affair with Imogen Thomas. People on Twitter then tweeted his identity, and now he is demanding Twitter turn over personal details of people who may have breached the injunction.
Info from Wikipedia

Then the UK's Guardian newspaper had the testicular fortitude and incredible stupidity to post this article arguing, wait for it... the imposition of a 5 second delay on all tweets, and that Twitter be required to screen every one of the 50 million tweets sent every day.

Here's my response:

This has to be one of the most laughable articles I have ever read. British privacy injunction law ranks up there with the UK's tortured libel laws as glaring examples of a western free society trampling the right to speech.

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5 Rock Stars Who Should Have Died A Long Time Ago

5 Rock Stars Who Should Have Died A Long Time Ago

Go there, read the latest in my original writing, and vote for which rock star has led the most excessive life!