Author Archives: Mola Ram
George Orwell called sport “gunless warfare.” The author of this article disagrees, claiming that sport is artistic enterprise.
Did Phizer Bribe Its Way Out Of Criminal Charges In Nigeria?
Interesting piece on what makes music sound sad; in terms of minor vs. major keys. I tend to downplay the effect of lyrics in assessing whether a song sounds happy or sad; but I realize I pay a little less … Continue reading
Dallas Baptist Church Pastor Starts “Grinch Alert” To Shame Businesses Not Celebrating Christmas The Website: http://www.grinchalert.com/naughty/ Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) kicked this year’s War on Christmas into high gear last week when he announced that he wouldn’t participate in Tulsa’s … Continue reading
Imagine an America without jazz. Imagine an America in which alcohol is still illegal. Imagine an America without Broadway, Las Vegas, or Hollywood. Imagine an America with no racial integration or freedom to be gay in public. In this article, … Continue reading
A great rant on the shortcomings of the TSA and the state of airport security. Contains plenty of links to shocking transgressions. I really enjoyed the name and slogan of the blog too. AND his name is Ken.. ha. In … Continue reading
Tanya Smith, a Harvard anthropologist, hypothesizes that humans continued to evolve while Neanderthals died out because humans grow more slowly. The faster growth and development did give Neanderthals an advantage– in an extremely harsh world, developing faster meant a greater … Continue reading