posted by Zemat
18 years ago
Having a bad day...
Sorry in andvance for a meatless FPP. I wanted to put more links. But the Wired article sums up very well all that it's to be know about the effect.
posted by Zemat
18 years ago
From Chyren's link:
Should the bird theory prove true, it will doubtless heighten Hamburg residents' anxieties about the feathered creatures. Two years ago, the city's crows gained notoriety after they mysteriously attacked joggers, Hitchcock-style, in a Hamburg park without warning.
I told ya these birdies were up to no good.
jb, use spybot search and destroy, instead. These guys DO care about spyware.
*Wonders how Bluehorse can post with a broken monitor.
* tries it himse... NO CARRIER
Last weekend I bought a nice cellphone at a good price from my local dealer werewolf. I wasn't so sure where do he get those great cellphones or why they had the devil's sign marked in blood. Anyway, I found out that applying some rubbing alcohol can removed it.
No, no, no. Don't try to make them look good or they will go down in my evil critter's evilness scale (tm). Just below cats and chimpanzees.
A little bit seriously. I don't necessarily think that crows making frogs a'splode is a bad thing. I could turn out to be some sort of population control.
On the other hand, species are always competing, not to "survive", but to take over the land the inhabit. The way nature works is like an arms race. And the only reason it seems to be in equilibrium is because ecological niches often reach a kind of "cold war" state after several generational iterations. But, like the real cold war, these equilibriums are quite fragile. Any kind of change, a mutation, climatic change or whatever *cough*humans*cough*, that greatly favours a species over the others brings the ecological equilibrium to chaos until a new equilibrium is reach. Often after the demise of several unadapted species. Of course, humans have been good at disrupting these equilibriums everywhere they set foot in a very messy way, to the point they endanger their own existence.
Ranting aside, if crows are found to be the scourge of frogs over Europe I think we should let'em be an see what kind of new equilibrium nature reachs there without us trying up to "rig" the game one way or the other. Even if latter we find out humans are responsible because some german dude in a crow suit actually taught crows how detonate frogs.
Hmm. I don't know, I used to get roused over a lot of things. Now I jut go "meh".
Well, stories about genocide in Africa still stir me up to the point of almost going all Che Guevara and try to bring "justice" to the world. But then I go "meh".
replace an "I" for an "it" and nobody will get harmed.
there's an end? I stopped when it got right back to the first frame, and that took a few minutes.
As far as I know, reaching the first frame is the "end". Or at least I is the point were I decided not to waste another half-hour on it.
I don't know. I like the crow theory, as far fetched as it may seem. I think I have a soft spot for smart evil critters.
Yay, I finally reached the end of this game... sort of...
To bad the end isn't rewarding at all. But what should I have expected of just clicking a red button several times.
shut your mouth WE HAVE DST!
MonkeyFilter: +7 Wildly Uncomfortable Girl Problems
Nice, the blame game!
It's true that Afghanistan is much better without the Taliban than with it. It's also true that the US administration has almost left to rot what's left of the country thanks to the moronic decision of going to hunt a white elephant (current debatable improving conditions in Irak notwithstanding).
But sending troops all along the country hunting down lapidators won't help a bit. Instead of having a woman stoned to death in the news once a month or so you will probably have soldiers and civilians alike being blown apart by IEDs on the news every week.
The only way to improve women conditions in Afghanistan is by improving the whole infraestructure of the country. Fighting poverty and ignorance needs better schools, better roads, better social services in general. And even then, you will not stop hearing about lapidations until several years later when the true benefits of the country's restoration comes to be seen. This changes are not the sole responsibility of the US to bring up. it's the responsibility of all developed nations, the UN and NGOs in general.
So, why not instead of pointing the finger to someone else for not doing enough why not do something about it yourself?
Another old nazi secret weapon experiment has been found.
Perfect for a James Bond movie script.
Right now I'm thinking that I'm taking a lot of time to think about what I'm thinking right now.
Hey, I find the drawings funny. Keep'em comming.
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