Societies worse off ‘when they have God on their side’: â€œIn general, higher rates of belief in and worship of a creator correlate with higher rates of homicide, juvenile and early adult mortality, STD infection rates, teen pregnancy and abortion in the prosperous democracies.
“If your mother says she loves you, get a second source.” “If your mother says she loves you, get a second opinion.” One place attributes the latter to Dan Rather; another to the movie Primal Fear. Clearly the saying predates both of them. Other variants: “If your Mother says she loves you, get two independent […]
United States National Debt and the presidents responsible for it.
The Movie: In Search of the Valley: In Search of the Valley is the story of three friend’s personal journey into the psyche of Silicon Valley, in which they swapped London for California for one month last September. During the trip they clocked up over 3,000 miles visiting and talking to many of Silicon Valley’s […]
An ideas mailing list is open to anyone at Google who wants to post a proposal.
“I’ve just returned from entertaining the folks at a family weekend at a gay Jewish camp. It was mostly lesbians. “Imagine having 2 Jewish mothers.” —Heather Gold
Â£24/month, 24 Mb down, 1.3 Mb up. Sweet!
For the past two years, I’ve been playing hockey at Ice Oasis. It’s a nice enough rink, but their web site is terrible. While they’ve since ditched the neon colours, the schedule page is pretty awful: you have to see all of the teams at once white text on a red background is hard to […]
At danah’s suggestion, I took the bait and sent a reply to the YASNS spammers. I picked “Carrie,” and sent her a note full of spelling mistakes and a run-on sentence: i got your email on myspacester isn’t it nice you are in san jose too now. its pretty nice but no san frnsacisco. do […]
“Screw the nano. What the hell does the nano do? Who listens to 1,000 songs?” —Ed Zander, CEO, Motorola