Wikipedia stupidities

Would you believe that Wikipedia long had a policy which says that plot summaries – a core part of encyclopedic coverage – are something that Wikipedia was not? After this misbegotten thing was changed to a weaker version – which simply said they were highly discouraged without other content – goodbye any articles discussing the …

Caption Contest 5: Doré edition

Another Caption Contest / me showing off my extensive collection of Victorian engravings! Today’s may be familiar to some of you, but let’s have a little fun with it anyway As always, I’ve uploaded a full-resolution scan to Wikipedia, as I believe in free art. Also, if you’re reading this under Reinder’s comic, you’ll have …

[Adam] Skeptic’s Circle – Last call

Have a pretty good set of entries so far, and I’m hard at work getting everything prepared. It’s supposed to go up on Thursday – may, in fact, go up in a couple parts starting on Friday: You’ll understand why when you see it. The cutoff’s going to have to be Wednesday, 9pm GMT.   …

[Adam] Recipie of the Day: Easter Rabbit

You will need: 1 Rabbit 1 Bouillon Cube. Lamb for preference, chicken will do otherwise. 4-5 parsnips Rosemary (fresh, for preference) Some butter Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F. Sear your rabbit in a hot frying pan in the butter to seal in the juices, then transfer to a roasting pan. Add about an inch …