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TopTen Common…. Uncommon Facts About White House Guests

Published on May 13, 2011 By J T

First Lady Michelle Obama had some poets over to the White House this past Wednesday, to read some poetry, and one of those poets was Chicago rapper “Common”. While even casual hip-hop fans wouldn’t characterize him as a controversial rapper, Common found himself under the microscope. In question: the lyrics to “A Song for Assata,” […]

TopTen Most Annoying Newscasters……..

Published on April 22, 2011 By J T

Where are the Cronkites of yesteryear?  I am a pretty big “news junkie” and so I flip among many channels to get my daily fix. With the proliferation of cable news and network news the airwaves are often overrun with newscasters each putting their own spin and flavor to their reporting. I was thinking back […]

Are We Infected With The “Zombie” Ant Mind Control Fungus ?

Published on March 11, 2011 By J T

I read a fascinating story yesterday in “The Upshot” on Yahoo News. In it, writer Mike Krumboltz describes a condition known as a “mind control fungus” which afflicts certain species of ants. These wild discoveries were made a number of years ago by a group in Brazil headed by entomologist David Hughes. Krumboltz goes on […]