Author Archives: Christian Blackburn

Highly rated movies on IMDB that are awful

IMDB stands for the Internet Movie Database and in general is the most unbiased place to find ratings for movies.  For example, we all have our own experiences and biases so reading a review from  a single reviewer (myself included) … Continue reading

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Letigious, Police State? Check!

“The more corrupt the state, the more numerous the laws” (Tacitus, 55–117 AD). We live in a country where even the lawyers who went to law school for 7-8 years still don’t know the law. Not only do they not … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy, The most dangerous weapon does make the most dangerous energy

A lot of people think nuclear energy is safe, that it doesn’t produce any Co2. Whether or not nuclear energy contributes to global warming hardly summarizes the palpable danger of these reactors. Let’s take the two most famous melt-downs Fukushima … Continue reading

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Stop Monsanto today from sneaking section 735 in to a senate spending bill

Please call your senators today to stop Monsanto from slipping in more pro-gmo legislation.   This website will give you their contact information.  If passed, section 735 of the Senate Continuing Resolution spending bill would prevent judges from stopping further … Continue reading

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Beef was never Kale

Dear Fiora,  I appreciate you taking the time to make a comparison between Kale and Beef.  Your final conclusion makes it sound like Kale and other plant life doesn’t contain protein.  Anyone who’s ever watched Star Trek knows that we … Continue reading

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Aesop’s Fable – The Wolf and The Crane

I am currently reading Aesop’s Fables and especially loved this passage: A Wolf had been gorging on an animal he had killed, when suddenly a small bone in the meat stuck in his throat and he could not swallow it. … Continue reading

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Tell the EPA to ban neonicotinoid pesticides, the ones killing all our bees

Please sign the petition to ban neonicotinoid pesticides, the class of pesticides that are decimating our bee population. Here was my message to the EPA when I signed it. “I am continually disappointed with the unprofessional whore-like job the EPA … Continue reading

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Quake 4 Hi-Res Screenshots

Probably my biggest gripe with the screenshots of games posted online is the pitifully low resolutions used to demonstrate games.  Quake 4 looks magnificent on a decent video card at high resolution.  In my case I’m using a NVIDIA GTX … Continue reading

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Brother HL-4070CDW Review

I can safely call this my first and last Brother printer.  I paid around $431 for it and the quality is lackluster.  It’s 2400 DPI and yet I’ve seen older 600 DPI HP Laser Printers print better photographs on generic … Continue reading

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Blurring sticker that covers your license plate number

I can’t be the only one who’s ever left the intersection right as the light changed and wondered whether or not I’m going to get a ticket in the mail. Here’s a sticker that keeps your plate visibly readable by … Continue reading

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