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Lazy Saturday planned

At least in terms of blogging. Maybe I can throw something together later on in the day when I’m by myself… The Man works a later shift and the Little Man will be — underfoot is the wrong term — … Continue reading

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The One Minion Search party mystery edition

Yeah, it’s a mystery why “good doughnut mottos” would turn up in my search stats. I think Tim Hortons/Burger King will need one once they’ve finished teaming up. “As an independent brand within the new company, this transaction will enable … Continue reading

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Pareidolia Hamster

It’s not Jesus, but I’ll take it. A cafe-goer was given the shock of their life when they were served a blueberry muffin that looked uncannily like a live hamster. The person was so surprised by their snack’s resemblance to … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: the one star friend

You are a restaurant critic. A good friend owns a restaurant and asks you to review it. The food is mediocre. Do you say so in the review? Being an honest sort of person, I think I’d have to be … Continue reading

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Pears in the shape of Buddha?

But then what do you do with them? ABC News has the story: A farmer in China has successfully grown pears in the shape of Buddha, and they are in high demand by customers. Xianzhang Hao from China’s Hebei province … Continue reading

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Animal rights over religious rights in Denmark? That’s interesting.

To say the least… European regulations require animals to be stunned before they are slaughtered, but grants exemptions on religious grounds. For meat to be considered kosher under Jewish law or halal under Islamic law, the animal must be conscious … Continue reading

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Pareidolia toast!

Actually, not even pareidolia: you don’t have to wait for the coincidental pattern on your toasted treat that looks like Jesus if you squint one eye and turn your head to the left. Now you can make your own pattern … Continue reading

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Holy Crayola! Jesus in crayons

Blurred as the image is, it really could be anything. Sadly, the Daily Mail’s always seems willing to give face time to people who think they’ve experienced a pareidolia miracle. A woman who prayed for a sign from Jesus got … Continue reading

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Pray out the weigh?

The New York Times reports on churches in the Mississippi Delta where diet instructions are served along side the day’s gospel teachings. Out with the high calorie church lunch traditions, in with the fruit baskets. Several churches are following in … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Hell’s advertising campaign…

got a pass from New Zealand’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). Hell Pizza made headlines around Easter with their unique hot pentagram buns and according to this article, it wasn’t the first time their style of advertising raised a ruckus, apparently. … Continue reading

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