Uggh. MSNBC's coverage of the 2006 Nobel Prize Awards is awful! I hate how they only air categories that Americans are way into (Medicine and Physics) during prime time -- I had to stay until until 3 AM to see Chemistry. And the "bios" of all the participants are so sappy -- every scientist "overcame adversity" and "stayed true to
Apparently Iceweasel -- a fork of the popular Firefox browser -- is in need of a logo. So I thoughtfully created one for them. What a nice guy.
I am hosting a contest -- the sort that my literate readers should excel at. (Yes, I'm talking to you, the one who just shuddered upon seeing a sentence end in "at.") Get the details at Encyclopedia Brown For District Attorney.
I've answered the same question twice in a week -- the first in a reply to an email from a reader, the second in response to this Ask Metafilter thread -- so maybe I should just stick it here on the site, so I can just refer people to it in the future. The question: you talk a lot about
Yesterday, as the Foley Instant Message scandal continued to snowball, National Republican Congressional Committee chairman Tom Reynolds held a press conference, in which he surrounded himself with youngsters. You truly have to see this masterful political maneuver to appreciate it: Yes, that's right: a press conference on a topic that the press is unable to ask about because of the
In The Morning News today, I liken Newt Gingrich to He-Man. Yes, really.