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Saturday, September 29, 2007

UFO Observed On The Moon By Italian Astronomers

Well this is nice, with a very effective use of the score to get the mind going in the intended direction, too. I like it. The movement while transitioning through the "frames" looks a little odd, but that might be just a technical issue... or not. In any event, it looks rather similar to other videos I've seen of this nature, but never have I seen one of this length, following the thing through it's entire journey. It looks quite plausible.

If real, you know, to appear at that size in the frame this object would be at minimum a mile and very likely more in diameter, probably three or four, which, to me is exciting. It's hard for humans to imagine such a vast construct without going into total sci-fi/fantasy mode. It's hard for me as well. (I'm not feeling very human these past few days, sorry.)

Hopefully I can find out a bit on the alleged astronomer listed on screen... if he's real, then that's a very good thing. I'll see what I can find out between tasks.

Friday, September 28, 2007

Existential Angst

Thinking about existentialism and it's implications and ramifications to my personal world here at my desk as I wonder whether or not to drink up some of my stash of fabulous Sclafani Bros. spaghetti sauce (gravy for us Italians) as my "dinner," or whether the two slices of German dark wheat with ketchup and Grey Poup swirled about would suffice. I did have two wraps of Omega-3s for lunch, so nutrient ingestion is cool for today, I guess.

I'm worried about the present. I'm worried about the future. I'm worried. Sorry, but I won't be specific here. Or there. Unless you qualify. Which you won't.

So we make our own world, our own reality, our own happiness. This is all well and good. Of course everyone should be aware of this phenomenon and take the appropriate actions, as delineated nicely in this article called How the Mind Affects Happiness, sent as "meds" by /t. Read it, it's very good. But, still... There is a void... I don't dig voids... I really don't dig voids... lots of experience with them... emptiness is not cool. Not even the vastness of outer space likes it, although they just found some regions of it... which is spooky shit. This void could be filled but only the future will reveal same. There is only one component that will fit the space. Otherwise it's a moot point. I hope it's alright and that it all works out, I don't want to think about the alternative.

Trying to immerse myself in work as has been advised to prevent my slippage into the quagmire of the unknown, which works reasonably well until I finish, and then must be re suppressed with a new project. Rough but do-able, I suppose.

There are three new gigs on the horizon... maybe four... [they're always on the horizon, aren't they?]... so that's good. I think it's time for a Black Sabbath CD.

...Sigh.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Silent Screams

Silent screams
Throughout the night

What is real
And what is not

I know not which
And can't find out

What has changed
What have I done

There is no sleep
Here any more

Silent screams
Throughout the night


Saturday, September 22, 2007

The Restaurant and the Cannibal

A cannibal was walking through the jungle and came upon a restaurant operated by a fellow cannibal. Feeling somewhat hungry, he sat down and looked over the menu...

Tourist : $5
Broiled Missionary: $10.00
Fried Explorer: $15.00
Baked Democrat or Grilled Republican: $100.00

The cannibal called the waiter over and asked, 'Why such a price difference for the politician?"

The cook replied, "Have you ever tried to clean one? They're so full of shit, it takes all morning!"

Friday, September 21, 2007

I was going to write something

But... I'm... it's... too...

"Sometimes you have to take the leap, and build your wings on the way down."

--Kobi Yamada

I may be wrong, but....

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Update On The Smoking Hole Of "Flight 93."

Well, since it is 9/11, the anniversary of our government killing lots of perfectly innocent Americans solely to foster enough fear and loathing to jump start the acceleration of their take over of America and then the world while lining their pockets through pointless, endless war, I figure I'd best post a 9/11 related piece.

I saw this the other day. I disagree with a few of the bits in it about non Flight 93 items, but the evidence they show regarding that "Flight" is compelling. It contains something I hadn't seen prior... a 1994 USGS survey map of Shanksville. I won't spoil it, but, if you are still posing with your head in the sand after seeing this map, well, then, you deserve what you get. You were aware that American Airlines said on the day that 93 landed in Cleveland, right?

Monday, September 10, 2007

Buncha Good Stuff In A Stream Of Semi-Consciousness

My God, it's been a wild few weeks, with more stuff poppin' into and back out of existence around me head than seems possible... this should be a cartoon, maybe. Then it'd seem more plausible.

Everything at least seems to be getting done with the exception of plying for trade, but there's less and less time for that of late with my new duties of keeping my dear old auntie out of trouble and eating right, at least until I get the hang of it better. Which is coming along in a mind version of "just-in-time" inventory, but really, it's pretty strange going... ahh... time management... a big issue for the iGsTer...

So Sky just told me of an absolutely horrific discovery she found out about on her friend Mick Farren's very nice blog Doc 40 about extremely rich assholes who run around the arctic shooting polar bears, as if the Republican's devastation of their environment and apparent plan to nearly eliminate it from the Earth wasn't bad enough. This is just repulsive in the extreme. Really pissed at this news. I like Mick's dream, a heli, an AK47, with rich turds in the crosshairs. I'm right there on the other flank, dude... can't give these excuses for human beings a way to escape. I haven't been able to bring myself to read it yet, but if you want to get the skinny on these $200,000 dollar jaunts of pure immorality, the story is here in The Independent out of the UK. Jeezus H. Kreist!

People like that make it hard to live without thoughts of violence. They're pretty well as bad as Rice and Gonzales and Company, except the latter kill innocent people of course.

Whoa excuse me while I shiver that shite away in favor of some very interesting pieces I was reading over at the Boomslanger blog's moon page division about anomalies on the strange orb from a mining engineer's perspective... and then the dude starts talking about some fantastically odd revelations he's uncovered about the International Space Station. I recommend checking it out... what you'll find there will get your gray matter humming along very nicely. Dude's taking a 'round the outside flank approach to research and it seems to be a good plan. He ponders such things as why it seems to take the Russian supply ships twice as long to get to the station as it does to get to the moon, why they don't aim at the station initially but take a very odd route and only get there at the end, and about the bizarre cargo... multiple tons of fresh fruit and veg... fresh fruit and veg? TONS? There are only three people on the thing. Just exactly wtf is going on up there?

Oh my, my... clock's tickin,' best cut this short... much to do, not a lot of time to do it...

Friday, September 07, 2007

Nice And Peaceful, These Lake Shores Be.

This, as you can obviously see, is an aerial photograph of a lake. It's in a nice looking area with perhaps a little marsh at the edges and some pristine forest around it. During the day, it usually runs around 60 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit but at night it gets a might nipply at up to 15 below and sometimes even colder, so a larger, more versatile wardrobe would be recommended for visitors.

The forest is rather extensive and is rather akin to what one might call a rainforest in it's density and coverage, despite the wide range in temperature. There are, sadly, no reports of fauna for this region, as this is as close a look as we're allowed to see.

What?

Indeed.

This lake is on Mars.

Contrary to the party line, the temperatures mentioned are quite real, as reported regularly by both Pathfinder and Rover vehicle instrumentation and available publicly. We aren't allowed to see very high resolution photography for some reason, only moderate clarity levels at best... probably having something to do with the loathesome Brookings report that is so adamantly adhered to, so we must interpret what we are given. No exotic photographic enhancements are required to reach the conclusions above, however, merely common sense. The evidence is quite clear. The above image is not altered, by the way, except for cropping.

Although I feel it most unlikely, perhaps someday we will get to see the high resolution color photos that we have paid for. Until that time, we can only gaze with wonder at the fascinating world that's not all that far away... the world where we ourselves may have arisen.

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

The New Issue of Steamshovel Press!

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Charles Fort: Dogma be Damned by Skylaire Alfvegren; Southern California, Cult Mecca, by Adam Gorightly; Parapolitics in Popular Culture: The Prisoner by Kenn Thomas; Notes on Conspiracy Theories, by Jim Keith; Correspondence with Jim Keith; Freeplay Excerpted by Len Bracken; Short Shrift: Beatnix and Comix by Kenn Thomas; Caries, Cabals & Correspondence with X. Sharks DeSpot; Robert Anton Wilson RIP; The O’Reilly Factor In The JFK Assassination by Bill Kelly; Dark Matters by James Romerger.

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Tuesday, September 04, 2007

Dubya Doesn't Look So Evil In A Lil Red Dress


ROFLMAO ... this is just to lighten things up a bit 'round here.

Hey, is this how der Fuhrer saw himself when that Gannon kid was visiting him?

Slick Photoshop work, by the way, no?

via Tom Ritchford

Sunday, September 02, 2007

Texas "Chupacabra" on Faux News website

© AP
Aug. 31: Phylis Canion holds the head of what she is calling a Chupacabra at her home in Cuero, Texas.

Found this on the Fox, or, more accurately, Faux, News website after signing a petition to the other shills, er, news networks not to follow Fox's call to war powered solely as it is with pure lies. Click the pic or the title to read the article.

This lady is supposedly an experienced big game hunter with due diligence time spent in Africa. Now she's in Texas and found three of these creatures on her ranch. She thinks they're mighty odd. They do indeed look a bit odd. They're not very big, only 40 lbs or so. I don't see any blood-sucking apparatus. :-) There are some other clear photos on the site.

Looks like a dog to me... what do you think?

I suppose her alleged stature should hold some weight, but, having said that, I should note that I do believe there's more BS in cryptozoology than there is in even UFO studies in that any story, even the most obvious and poorly-executed hoax is given the red carpet treatment, to the point where it has become rather annoying, even from people who profess to be zoologists, although that's somewhat of a generalization. But not much.

Hey , check it out, you never know...