Monthly Archives: September 2007

Photo of the Day

It doesn’t get much more real, or more deadly, than this. Japanese reporter Kenji Nagai lies in the street, mortally wounded, trying desperately to catch a final shot as his life flows out of his busted body and a young … Continue reading

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Deval Wimps Out on Gaming

Governor Deval Patrick expressed reservations yesterday about licensing a casino in any Massachusetts city, clouding the prospects for hotly debated proposals to build resort-style gambling complexes in Boston and New Bedford. “I have some misgivings about a casino in any … Continue reading

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Shoulder Shopping

The Dowbrigade’s local supermarket has been undergoing a major makeover, and it was as if, had we been a pre-super hunter gatherer, the bison herd had suddenly disappeared. Despite completely reoutfitting and reorganizing the entire store, they managed to stay … Continue reading

Posted in Friends and Family, Humor | 2 Comments

Signs of the Apocolypse #885

Frog-deforming infections caused by tiny parasites are increasing because of North American farms’ nutrient-rich watershed, a new study shows. The excess nitrogen and phosphorus found in farm runoff causes more algae to grow, which increases snail populations that host microscopic … Continue reading

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Comic of the Day

This has become a regular point of contention between the Dowbrigade and his main feline spiritual advisor, Chiqui. Rather than walk on our face (always a risky proposition) Chiqui sits calmly and prudently a few inches to one side and … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Comics, Friends and Family | 4 Comments