Author Archives: wjrobert

I enjoy Books, Wine, Walking, Friends, Computers, Science, Good company, Movies

McDonald’s Hamburgers Don’t Age

I once flew to the UK, leaving a so-called English Muffin on the kitchen bench. On return after two months it looked and felt exactly the same as when fresh.

Now, a simple research project shows that McDonald’s hamburgers don’t decay.


This is your brain on food

A fascinating account of the effect of food on your brain.

Carl Sagan – The Pale Blue Dot

The great astronomer Carl Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) gives a perspective on humans’ place in the cosmos.

The labyrinth of Inception

Have you seen Inception? Were you somewhat puzzled? Here, the film is analysed (double-entendre intended) from a Jungian point-of-view.

Leave your impressions in the comments.

Total self-sufficiency powered by guinea pigs

This remarkable home and farm has everything supplied by guinea pigs


Wikileaks will soon release thousands of secret documents from the Iraq war. Why does Julian Assange prosecute his mission for total transparency.?

Sharks, Blue-fin Tuna, and “peak fish”

Over time humans have all but fished out our fresh-water and ocean species. This New Yorker article reports on the current sorry state of affairs

The Digital Cuttlefish on book burning

The wonderful marine poet lambasts the Koran-burning pastor

Doctor slams the US far right and condemns book-burning

The US far right has been supporting book-burnings. Here, a doctor has not just one, but two articles on the danger of such ideas.

For reference The Second Amendment (Amendment II) to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights, regarding the right to bear arms. The Fourteenth Amendment contains the Equal Protection Clause which requires each state to provide equal protection under the law to all people within its jurisdiction..


More wisdom from the Digital Cuttlefish.

For bonus points, can you spot the error in the cartoon?

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