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Rare Things Happen All The Time

July 15, 2011

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It has been well understood for thousands of years, by some at least, that the lights in the night’s sky would move depending on the time, and date.  We now know this to be due to the rotation of the Earth on its axis and the orbit of the Earth around the sun. But, it was also… [Read more…]

Violence Under Wraps (Part 1 of 2)

July 14, 2011

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Baseball is a game, yes. It is also a business. But what it most truly is, is disguised combat. For all its gentility, its almost leisurely pace, baseball is violence under wraps. Willie Mays (unknown source) Notwithstanding being British, I consider myself to have a keen appreciation for many things that, were it not for… [Read more…]

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