Yes, they drove to Carpi. 400 miles away. To the north. Not an island. No blonde joke here. So now literacy is fundamental to even going where you’re going. This means that 14% of Americans are going to get lost a lot.
Jul 28 2009
Apr 29 2009
Apr 23 2009
Just after midnight on Thursday, April 9, unidentified attackers climbed down four manholes serving the Northern California city of Morgan Hill and cut eight fiber cables in what appears to have been an organized attack on the electronic infrastructure of an American city. via Bruce Perens – A Cyber-Attack on an American City.
Apr 13 2009
Feb 08 2009
…children born to women in late summer or in early autumn are, on average, about 5mm taller, and have thicker bones, than those born in late winter and early spring. via The great health debate: is sunshine a miracle cure? | Science | The Observer.
Jan 20 2009
This half-meter resolution image of the United States Capitol, Washington D.C. was collected by the GeoEye-1 satellite on Jan. 20, 2009 to commemorate the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. The image, taken through high, wispy white clouds, shows the masses of people attending the Inaugural Celebration. via GeoEye › Gallery.
Jul 28 2008
Jun 27 2008
As some of you know, I worked at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies back in the ’70s when I was a student at Columbia, and Jim Hansen was an staff planetary climatologist who would sometimes give talks to us at lunch breaks on, for example, atmospheric effects of Venusian vulcanism. Who knew he would …
Jun 01 2008
May 28 2008
More health reasons why women should abandon brassieres and go topless.
May 23 2008
May 19 2008
Next time you can’t understand what the hell tech support is trying to tell you, remember this.
Sep 10 2007
My kind of girl. Ping!
Aug 04 2007
Another reason to wear that damn seat belt. Also, carry this on your keyring.
Jul 22 2007
Obviously, it’s all a plot to kill off the 1% in first class.
Jul 02 2007
Beware the new Chinese navy.
Jun 04 2006
According to the IEEE, “Copyright is being turned from a limited-term incentive designed to encourage creative artists to a broadly scoped transfer of wealth from the public to the private realm. ” IEEE Spectrum- Death by DMCA