Monday, November 22

Thursday, November 18

Things to think about as the most traveled holidays in the USA approach... Internet as bulwark of freedom...
First person encounter with the TSA - funny and scary narrative from Penn Gillette - jeez I am actually linking to a Drudge Report site - is this story anywhere else I can link to it?
Anyway stories like that seem to becoming more common since the rise of the nudie scanners and crotch grabbing.

Monday, November 15

Human dignity must be associated with the idea of the scamp and not with that of an obedient, disciplined and regimented soldier. ... The world, I believe, is far too serious, and being far too serious, it has a need of a wise and merry philosophy.
--Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living

Tuesday, November 9

A $335,000 purchase in the massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) 'Entropia Universe' has broken the record for largest-ever virtual property transaction.

Monday, November 8

The medically necessary preparations to host one are the best arguments against marathons being considered anything like a "healthy activity."

Tuesday, November 2

Secret deliberations, sealed court briefs. It's not a terrorism trial, it's the much older war without end we're still fighting.