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  • Inscrutable indecipherable howling yelping ultra-hyped enigmatic cult British sensation band/collective that could have, very easily, failed to live up to the ridiculous buzz surrounding their first bootlegged tracks, but magically didn't.

    Mark Morford: The Top 10 Most Awesome Albums of 2011

  • Inscrutable are the ways of Swedes -- not the author or the characters but my Swedish uncle, who recommended this specific volume as the starting point for Michael Connelly.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • The Vulcans and the Romulans were projections of the Inscrutable Asian that existed in the 1960s Western mind-- the Romulans specifically representing the hostile Chinese.

    Is Turandot a Vulcan?

  • Inscrutable American is an example of this phenomenon where former subjects have turned their inquiring gaze onto their former masters.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The folks at Unscrewing the Inscrutable ask what is an “avowed atheist” anyway?

    Acknowledging Death in Death | Mind on Fire

  • The Inscrutable SignIts meaning was the subject of much conversation.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Inscrutable detrás los lentes; mas, por lo menos, ¡Con VIDA!

    "Pues"

  • Inscrutable synth boffin and Eurythmic Dave Stewart has emerged as an unlikely promoter of Greenpeace and has put together a new, socially conscious multi-media company, called Weapons of Mass Entertainment.

    Portraits of Ecological Heroes

  • Bright One, there be other things in Life, in Nature, in this Inscrutable Labyrinth, this Heart on which thou leanest, which are equally unintelligible to thee!

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • First and foremost, it was an opportunity to meet in person several bloggers whose work I had long admired from afar: PZ Myers of Pharyngula, Chris Mooney of The Intersection (and The Republican War on Science), Lindsay Beyerstein of Majikthise (a guest blogger from way back), Stephen DarkSyde of Daily Kos and Unscrewing the Inscrutable, and a number of others.

    The View of the Universe from the Nevada Desert

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