Welcome to Tattoo Vampire’s Bar, Grill and Flophouse. Thanks for the visit. You’ll see a lot of older posts here pertaining to politics, but from this point forward I’m going to avoid the topic.

Hopefully I’ll make you laugh once in a while, or give you something you genuinely find amusing or informative. I’m interested in pretty much anything to do with science, technology, people and society.

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Coal producer Murray Energy has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The nation's largest privately held coal mining operation, Murray
I regularly peruse the official Facebook page for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph -- partially because I prefer print news over
It was a warm night in Charlotte, NC, on August 30. I was at the beautiful PNC Music Pavilion to
For nearly two centuries West Virginians watched as mining operations greedily chewed up millions of tons of earth to extract