Monthly Archives: December 2012

Jacob Zuma the Zulu and dogs, the White Man’s Thing

Jacob Zuma in his call for the advancement of African culture has condemned the role of the dog in South Africa. He says it is a white thing to have a dog. He does not go so far as to … Continue reading

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Anything New Happening Out There?

Now that the Turkey is consumed is anything of miraculous proportion happening out there in this Brave New World? Unfortunately not. Same shit in the old packaging. America on the brink of a recession (yawn), all the hullabaloo about gun … Continue reading

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 56

The S rings of Saturn…. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has delivered another great view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn’s shadow. The cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the planet and rings are backlit. … Continue reading

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Changes in mentality, guns and stuff

The ever-present threat of the cowboy in America with his weapon locked and loaded and that every now and then produces a massacre of innocents is something Obama wants to change. He wants new gun laws. O la la. New … Continue reading

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The Scum of the Earth

One has now been battling the Taliban for a decade. They destroy false images as they did the great Buddha statues, they shoot girls on their way to school, they treat women like cattle. Now a new phase in thier … Continue reading

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The MIddle East, again, yawn towards the apocolyptic dawn.

Power politics seems to demand that the major powers in one way or another engage in local affairs. Thus Obama sifing with the rebels in Syria while Russia remains on the sideline as does Russia. An the war rages on. … Continue reading

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The Massacre of the innocents

SEldom do world events move even the most harderned reporter to pain so deep that it becomes barely able to write about it, as now with the massacre of the innocents in Connecticaut in the USA, where a deranged 20 … Continue reading

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The Carrot is up Assads arse

Well now that Obama has recognized therrabble as the de-facto government of Syria, Assad tryly has the carrot up his arse. Govermenet buildings are being targeted (By whom?) and as Nebuichadesnaezzer, the Assad regim ei seing the writing on the … Continue reading

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Farewell Ravi Shankar

Thank you Ravi. Only music can express the thanks you deserve for influencing a century.   ¬©Howard Gamble 12.12.2012

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Kjell E’s Cool Images – nr 55

Our Earth from space, AT NIGHT…. Using data from the Suomi NPP satellite, scientists have assembled this animated composite. The light detection instrumentation is ten to hundreds of times better than previous capabilities…. When the video starts, Set the quality … Continue reading

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