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Book Review: Storey’s Guide To Raising Llamas

Storey’s Guide To Raising Llamas, by Gale Birutta This book is an all-business look at raising llamas. In fact, as part of a series of books that deals with farming, this particular series has established a reputation as being a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hobby Farms Llamas & Alpacas

Hobby Farms Llamas & Alpacas: Keeping A Small-Scale Camelid Herd, by Sue Weaver This book is funny. Whether or not you have any intention of owning some llamas or alpacas for various purposes, and I must admit that I don’t, … Continue reading

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Llamas (Wild And Woolly)

Llamas (Wild And Woolly), by Lori MacDhui It is perhaps ironic that this particular book about llamas, which is like many other books about llamas an interesting and worthwhile book for a young reader to look at who wants to … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Suppression Of Captcha Abuse

If you’ve used the web for any length of time, you’ve probably been subjected to captcha in one of several forms. Perhaps you have been told to type a random selection of letters and numbers, or been given a set … Continue reading

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Book Review: Empire Of Guns

Empire Of Guns: The Violent Making Of The Industrial Revolution, by Priya Satia This is a book that does not quite succeed at what it sets out to do. The author adopts a somewhat Marxist approach to the industrial revolution … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cowed

Cowed: The Hidden Impact Of 93 Million Cows On America’s Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, And Environment, by Denis Hayes & Gail Boyer Hayes The problem with this book is that the authors have such wacky politics and such ferocious leftist … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cows Save The Planet

Cows Save The Planet: And Other Improbable Ways Of Restoring The Soil To Heal The Earth, by Judith D. Schwartz Although there is at least a bit I find fault with when it comes to the point of view of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pacific Air

Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, And Fast Flattops Conquered The Skies In The War With Japan, by David Sears As far as World War II books go, this is a gripping one that seems tailor-made for a film … Continue reading

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Book Review: Building For War

Building For War: The Epic Saga Of The Civilian Contractors And Marines Of Wake Island In World War II, by Bonita Gilbert This book reads in many ways like a Greek tragedy. The reader likely comes into a work like … Continue reading

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Like Cavemen Discovering Fire

Earlier today I had the chance to witness something very entertaining, and that is the glories of @pmt, or the function that one uses to calculate payments and compound interest. There were four people involved. Two of them were young … Continue reading

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