Morgan Matthew's Blog – June 2009 Archive (3)

10 Fun Facts About Charles Darwin

Everyone knows about Charles Darwin and his theory of natural selection, but did you know that he once ate an owl, just for kicks? Or that he almost didn't make it aboard HMS Beagle because of the shape of his nose? Behold Neatorama's 10 Fun Facts About Charles Darwin:



1. Darwin Once Ate an Owl



Darwin was an inquisitive man. Sure he was curious about nature and all that science stuff, but he's also a guy. So when he saw strange animals, he often wondered… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on June 29, 2009 at 2:30am — 7 Comments

Gingrich: Americans ‘surrounded by paganism.’

On Friday, Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee, and Oliver North visited Rock Church in Hampton Roads, Virginia to give a three-hour long lecture on “Rediscovering God in America.” The speakers warned the audience about the “continuing availability of abortion, the spread of gay rights, and attempts to remove religion from American public life and school history books.” The Virginia-Pilot reported that Gingrich argued that, while Christianity is the foundation of American citizenship, Americans are… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on June 7, 2009 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments

Tweets of Hate: The Crazy Right Twitters About the Assassination of Dr Tiller.

One side effect of Twitter is that the stupid, bigoted comments people used to make at the water cooler now get preserved for future employers to find using Google.



A small sample of the hatred expressed on Twitter after the assassination of Dr Tiller:



* Crap, I always forgot hashtags. I'm happy Tiller's dead. - Jennifer Waite, Selah, Washington

* UPDATE... Doctor George Tiller was aborted today in his 204th trimester - aren't paybacks a bitch - Punch

* oh HAPPY… Continue

Added by Morgan Matthew on June 1, 2009 at 3:51am — 6 Comments

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