Bathymetry Model and Moderate Islam That Aint.
Of course, it isn't as pretty as some that I have seen. It's kind of cute though and it's drying until we can add dyed water to it tomorrow. A couple of neighbor kids will be in on the deal. The guyot kept falling over all afternoon but for now it is holding. The bathymetric data was taken from an area in the Atlantic ocean. (Yes - the guyot is a feature mainly of the Pacific but she just adores that word - guyot - and had to include it. Just for fun.) The Continental Shelf, Continental Slope and Abyssal Plain are all there in that shoebox. She even added a trench. The shoebox is plastic.
Onward and upward.
Our stiff upper lipped cousins across the pond have aired a special on mohammedism. Apparently a mosque that is billed as a 'mainstream' mosque is not anywhere near what would be considered moderate. Scary stuff. We must follow the example of our brave allies in Brittania, and we must display the same positively Churchillian courage and look at the nasty thing right in the face. Call it what it is. Islam is a death cult and it is dangerous. My opinion of it has evolved since 9/11 and I believe that even the most sane moslem in the world would have no problem with me paying the jizya. Neither would they flinch to see my voice given only half the consideration of a man's voice. Here are the links, courtesy Alison, who posted them on my fave Limey blog, A Tangled Web, where she is also one of the contributors.
Strap yourselves in - we're going to do this together!
*UPDATE* URL's fixed (courtesy Always On Watch), and parts 4,5 and 6 are now here:
God Bless America! God Save the Queen!