Sunday Funnies – Zero Dark Friday

As reported here, the Political Correctness Police have turned their gaze in the direction of InfoTech and CyberSec, replacing terms like Black List and White List with racially neutral terms such as Deny List and Allow List, and White Hat Hackers and Black Hat Hackers with Authorized Hackers and Unauthorized Hackers.  How long before Retail feels the heat for Black Friday?  My proposed replacement is in the title.  And here are some gift ideas for the hard to shop for:  ...

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Sunday Funnies – Heritage Apples Once Lost Forever Rediscovered

Ten Apple Varieties Once Thought Extinct Rediscovered in Pacific Northwest

This is from the Smithsonian.  Click through for the full article.

The “lost” apples will help restore genetic, culinary diversity to a crop North America once produced in astonishing variety.  I think that preserving heritage varieties of anything is important.  We have become, as a species, way too dependent on food mono-cultures, that in the event of a blight or plant disease would result in mass ...

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