well, I'm back--the Kirlian photography booth charges $25. a bit much for harmless, as far as I'm concerned, but I only go past it on my way somewhere else.
and once again, I've cleared up someone else's ignorance of science. for one, see my essay about Perseid viewing in the "cool sighting" thread. for another, found out that my neighbor thought distance from the sun was the deciding factor in summer's heat, and explained that.
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"