Posts tagged “cows”



The future is always closer than you think.

Mad Cow Disease

So these two cows are out in a field, chewing the cud. One of them looks over and says, “So … what do you make of all this ‘mad cow disease’ nonsense?”

Mad Cow Update

Mad Cow Update

News about Mad Cow Disease

Wham-O! (part 2)

Given that hiring a helicopter costs about $956 per trip, some farmers have opted to blow up their dead animals at a cost of $32 with the help of demolition experts, who place explosives inside the cadavers.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.