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August 22, 2002

Comments in the Works

I’ve got a commenting system in the works. I’m building it myself, so it might take a little while, and then it’ll be a little buggy. It’s Phase One of my quest to roll my own system for this page and move off of Blogger. The full project will undoubtedly take a while, but in the meantime it will be fun to see a little Comments [0] next to each post. I’m not deluding myself. I look at my logs, and I know that I get about three readers a day – mostly accidental, I’m sure. The commenting system is more of a programming exercise than an attempt to elicit insightful discussions. And if I do get somebody writing – hey, that’s a shock I can live with.

Playing God Department

They (and by they I mean They) are planning on taking 30,000 year old Wooly Mammoth sperm and impregnating an Indian elephant, making little baby Mammoths for a Siberian zoo. It won’t be completely like Jurassic Park, though, since “complete strands of DNA from mammoths are still hard to come by”. And defrosting Ice Age testicles is easier?

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