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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- A wannabe dictator never cries: Except maybe for himself
- Which Superstitions Are Based on Facts?
- The “Modern Apostles” Who Want to Steer American into the End Times
- Possible New ‘Mini-Moon’ Detected in Orbit Around Earth
- What happens when the internet vanishes?
- Escaping the Rabbit Hole: How to Debunk Conspiracy Theories Using Facts, Logic, and Respect
- Documentary About the Members of Monty Python’s Flying Circus Before It Existed
- What Makes Dogs So Special? Science Says Love
- How the United States re-branded as “America”
- Betelgeuse Ready to Explode?
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Category Archives: News
If we here in Canada appear to be anti- or pro-Trump, it should not be assumed that our opinions are formed in a vacuum or without discerning the news. It may come as a surprise that many of us are … Continue reading
A Finder’s Guide to Facts Steve Inskeep | NPR: December 11, 2016 Are we really in a post-truth era? Somebody on the Internet said so. Many people, actually. The presidential campaign was filled with falsehoods. Our president-elect no longer poses as a truth-teller: Aides … Continue reading
By DAVE EBNER | Globe and Mail The oil sands are a $1.4-trillion bonanza, according to a study that forecasts the economic impact generated by the world’s second-largest deposit of crude in the 2000-2020 period. And that conclusion is based … Continue reading
Like any normal person, I’ve been floored by the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, and the subsequent flooding following the breach of some of the levees surrounding parts of New Orleans. The human cost is almost unthinkable. So many lives … Continue reading
A few days ago on Good Morning America, President Bush said, “I don’t think anyone could have anticipated the breach of the levees.” Not true. Even animated cartoon characters knew the levees were vulnerable. The disaster currently unfolding in New … Continue reading
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By CP via Ottawa Sun HALIFAX — Scientists will begin probing waters off Nova Scotia in search of a slimy creature they believe is slithering north and could be blanketing some of Canada’s richest fishing grounds. Researchers from the U.S. … Continue reading
by James Travers | the Toronto Star Writing in the August edition of the wonderfully contrarian U.S. magazine Harper’s, scholar Bill McKibben exposes a remarkable statistic about a proudly Christian country. It seems 12 per cent of Americans believe … Continue reading
ROME, Italy (Reuters) — A Macedonian man left his wife at an Italian service station and only realized he had driven off without her six hours later, news agency Ansa said. The couple, who were travelling with their 4-year-old daughter, … Continue reading
Insurance against Loch Ness Monster attacks Triathletes participating in Scotland’s biggest triathlon will swim in Loch Ness as part of the competition. Fortunately, each of the 100 participants will be insured for £1m against bites from Nessie. From The Guardian … Continue reading