Archives for: May 2006


  11:12:26 am, by Nimble   , 521 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Religion, Science

No Free Hunch

In following the "Intelligent Design" debate, when I'm not getting a bit sick to my stomach, I must admit to being thankful for the occasional humourous distraction. The No Free Hunch list (a take off on Dembski's paper "No Free Lunch", which I've… more »


  10:27:38 pm, by Nimble   , 76 words  
Categories: Distractions, Thoughts, Ethics

Inventions To Cause The Downfall of Society

I was musing over a theoretical invention that could cause society's downfall. No, it's not telepathy, though I'm sure that would do it. If there ever was a device that let you hear what people said for the next ten seconds after you hung up the phone,… more »
  12:18:06 am, by Nimble   , 133 words  
Categories: Reviews, Movies

X-Men : The Last Stand

We went to see this today, and quite enjoyed it. It's a little uneven in some plot points and flat in some interaction and fight scenes, but it was overall very enjoyable, and they certainly upped the stakes here. Grand altercations and a few surprises… more »


  11:39:47 am, by Nimble   , 139 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Religion, Science

Simpsons : The Monkey Suit Episode

I didn't really think the Simpsons would take on a stronger evolution versus creationism episode... but they did, and while the ending was a little bit 'diluted' from my own views, all in all, I'm pretty impressed at the way it was handled. The… more »


  11:21:25 am, by Nimble   , 360 words  
Categories: Reviews, Games


I've liked Bethesda's series of games for quite a while now. Daggerfall, Morrowind and now Oblivion. Oblivion is an epic quest in the same style as its predecessors. The same use-it-and-gain-it skill system is there: if you run a lot, your Athletics… more »
  11:19:32 am, by Nimble   , 721 words  
Categories: Thoughts, Common Sense, Internet

Not... Learning... Fast... Enough...

This article almost seems to me to be satire. Is it? Probably not. Perhaps it's just the tone of the article that irks me. Well, it's definitely that: But at the same time teachers are becoming more comfortable with using eMail, students have largely… more »