Thursday, June 17, 2021
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Washington, man... where cattle rustling is white-collar crime.
Cody Easterday, has admitted to a scheme in which Defendant [Easterday] has falsified records and submitted fictitious invoices in order to defraud Plaintiff [Tyson] out of more than $225 million. Among other things, Defendant has manufactured documents in order to hide the fact that it was reporting to Plaintiff approximately 200,000 cattle that simply did not exist
A newly filed federal lawsuit alleges WSU researchers stole blood samples and trade secrets used in a proprietary genetic test to rate the beef tenderness of cows prior to slaughter.
Re. the latter I will note that the term "Callipyge Gene" is really wasted in being applied to tenderness of beef.
Monday, February 22, 2021
Sunday, February 21, 2021
All empires should be judged by their drink. Thus:
Mongols: arkhi (though I can't find a good source for the history of this one)
America: moonshine, Heaven preserve us
Zulus; Egyptians; Incans; Sumerians: lite beer
Mexica: hot chocolate
Monday, February 08, 2021
Fun toy: Scroll around the globe and eavesdrop on local streaming radio. Language lovers will have a great time. Music lovers will be intensely frustrated by the realization that most of the world now listens to the same crap we do, albeit sometimes in their native languages. But there may be rewards for the persistent.