The pencil with which science is writ

August 22, 2008

Did the cartoonist specifically have Texas and State Board of Education Chairman Don McLeroy in mind?

Cartoon from Thomas Kondenkandeth

Cartoon from Thomas Kondenkandeth; was he thinking specifically of Texas?

Found it at the German language version of the Seed Magazine science blogs, Hintern Mond gleich links, “Bissige Wissenschafts-Cartoons.”

And now, the Nigerian scam investigation scam

August 22, 2008

A few months ago I posted about a guy who issued a spectacular reply to someone trying the old Nigerian scam on him.

Yesterday that post got this comment:

Levy Says:
August 22, 2008 at 1:56 am edit

I have found good service for check nigerian. It’s

Go check that site out. If it’s not a scam itself, it should be.  Just what you were looking for, a “good service for check nigerian.”

Especially note the certificate from the “Global School of Detectives,” the membership in “World Association of Detectives” (yes: W.A.D.), and the certificate from the California Board of Collections and Investigatives Services (P.I.s in California now are licensed by the much newer Bureau of Security and Investigative Services). (See the images of the certificates below.)

If you ever post again, Levy, I swear I’ll send your name and address to both the Latter-day Saints and Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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