From Dave Farber’s Interesting People [IP] mailing list. Conservative or liberal, if you’re an American, you’re not imagining things if you suspect that there’s something amiss in our great country. Sometimes it takes a (slightly acerbic) commentary from distant shores to make one realize how quickly things have changed. ++++ interesting perspective, not for everyones … Read more
River of Time link courtesy of richardames.com
So, you took the effort to get yourself placed on the National Do Not Call list. Now you won’t get any more unsolicited calls, right? Guess again. The law has a number of loopholes that allow for unwanted calls. Political organizations, charities, and telephone surveyors are still allowed to call. In addition, one other group … Read more
Just so the good folks at Fox propoganda news are aware, this site also strives to be “fair and balanced”. See this story as well as this one for more details. Besides this entry, my blog now proudly claims to be “fair and balanced” as noted in the masthead.
I recently discovered Martian Soil, a neat site, and one that seems to be updated quite regularly. In their own words: Martian Soil is a daily blog dedicated to Mars, bringing the exploration of the Red Planet closer to enthusiasts and little green men alike. Within the next two weeks, Mars will make its closest … Read more
Four years ago, Erin and Chris quit their jobs, sold their apartment and made plans to tour the world. Theirs wasn’t just to be a quick whirlwind tour; no, they were going to be gone 15 months! Well, it turned out the journey took 4 years, and they had a wealth of experiences that were … Read more
I don’t usually go for these kind of lists one finds cluttering their email, but this one was sufficiently different that I thought it worth sharing. Ratio of an igloo’s circumference to its diameter=Eskimo Pi 2000 pounds of Chinese soup=Won Ton 1 millionth of a mouthwash=1 microscope Time between slipping on a peel and smacking … Read more