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katakowsj  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FFRF: Christianity is Collapsing

Shhh.. Some evangelical will take this as a challenge to build a space-church.

katakowsj  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: IOS is breaking Facebook advertising

Yep. It begins to offset the garbage they pass off as iTunes.

katakowsj  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Actually, it’s more like fear…

OMG. My mind went right what a Trump presidency could have done with a fleet of these, especially if he'd sidled up too closely for the Russians to gain control of them

katakowsj  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Toxoplasma — The Most Successful Parasite in the world….do you know it?

Agreed. I had a similar feeling. Kind of,Hmm. will I be hearing more of this in upcomif science reporting, or. Is this guy going full-tilt chicken little on toxoplasma all on his own?

katakowsj  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

They claim that a 53year-old uncle of a friend dropped dead three days after being vaccinated.

No weird religious stuff here. Just poor risk assessment.

katakowsj  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Delta Variant

My vaccinated family and I are now spending time with my brother and sister-in-law, (are vaccinated), and their 15 year old son, and 12 year old daughter(both unvaccinated). My in-laws are adamantly refusing to vaccinate their kids. They do not understand the harm to which they are exposing their kids.

I’ve heard “We don't know the long term consequences”from them as well.

Did Boebert get her start on the Home Shopping Network? I watched her for a minute, no sound, waiting for her to whip out the latest Sham Wow. What a clown.

katakowsj  ·  18 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Yankees Pitcher uses funky deliveries to trick Shohei Ohtani, a breakdown

That’s hilarious. Nice to see something that’s interesting about baseball to a casual observer. Bummer that baseball is fading. To me, baseball is a game with high barriers to entry, for observers and players. For one, there are a boatload of rules. It’s slow and unpredictable in length. I know a soccer match will go 90minutes, and a person must understand Offsides. To play, soccer, a space and a ball is needed.

My 13 year old is playing his third season of baseball and we’re all beginning to enjoy the intricacies of baseball. He’s not a great hitter, but cerebral and knows how to select a pitch, earning lots of walks and a few base hits. It’s fun to hear him break down each of his at-bats. “Dad, I noticed the pitcher tense up as soon as it was a full count. I figured he-d try too hard on his next pitch and throw the fourth ball, and he did. With so many options in modern sport, It’s far less likely the next kid will stick with the game of baseball long enough to enjoy it as my son does.