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Comment Re:I can respect that.. (Score 1) 544

As a person who has gotten to kill a few pigs, I mostly agree with your sentiment. I am not outraged by the killing of a whale because of the blood. I am outraged because it is usually not done quickly or humanely, because often a B.S. reason of conducting "science" is used an excuse to fuel an industry, because some of the species of whales hunted are threatened or endangered (can't say that about pigs and sheep), and for the fuzzy reason that I think cetaceans are too smart to eat. But whales aside...I understand where you are coming from.

Kongregate App Pulled From Android Market 139

itwbennett writes "Last week Google took a page from Apple's book and pulled the Arcade by Kongregate app from the Android Market for violating its terms of service. In particular, the part that forbids distributing 'any Product whose primary purpose is to facilitate the distribution of Products outside of the Market.' As Kongregate's Jim Greer explained to Joystiq, the app is essentially a custom web browser that loads in a Flash game from the mobile version of Kongregate. Plus, it will cache the game so you can play offline. And this may be the feature that got it yanked, speculates Ryan Kim at GigaOm."

Comment Queijo de Sao Jorge (Score 1) 1122

From the small Portuguese Azorean island of Sao Jorge, the cows saunter down the narrow mountains and drink too much salt water that gives a milk that creates a strongly flavored, sharp, semi-hard cheese. Queijo de Sao Jorge...look for it.

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