Tag: Scientific Method

History, Holidays & Observances on January 22

Major Events: Battle of Rorke’s Drift, Supreme Court discovers a constitutional right to abortion Notable Events: Battle of Basing, Swiss Guards, CIA, Apple’s Superbowl commercial, Beit Lid Massacre, Evo Morales, Born: Ibn Taymiyyah, Ivan the Great, Walter Raleigh, Francis Bacon, John Donne, William Kidd, Lord Byron, D.W. Griffith, Irving Kristol,

Continue reading

The Bookworm Beat 11-29-15 — the “tidy office-tidy mind” edition

Inspired by Marie Kondo’s advice that true organization begins with throwing out everything that is neither useful nor sentimental, I am continuing to plow through every nook and cranny in my house. This is the first organization system that’s made sense to me, which is why I haven’t already given

Continue reading

The Bookworm Beat 11-18-15 — “the mother of all round-ups” edition and open thread

I have been collecting links for days and will try to share them all with you. Here goes: Only conservatives are paying attention In an attempt to deflect attention of Muslim depredations in Paris, the Left and its foot soldiers (all of whom seem to be my Facebook friends) immediately

Continue reading

The Bookworm Beat — 9/11/14’s “ISIS and other stuff” edition (and Open Thread)

Let the information download begin: Alleged New York Times Baghdad Bureau Chief lambastes Obama administration If a Reddit user really is Tim Arango, Baghdad Bureau Chief for The New York Times, it’s very impressive to read his scathing indictment of the administration’s Iraq policy and conduct: it’s not my job to

Continue reading