Security test gone awry: Police slipped some plastic explosives into a random passenger’s suitcase as part of a test of sniffer dogs.Â Four days later, the explosives were still missing. Schneier: It’s perfectly reasonable to plant an explosive-filled suitcase in an airport in order to test security.Â It is not okay to plant it in […]
yay church: The last half century or so of human progress must have been extremely hard on the Roman Catholic bishop of Calgary. Things were so much simpler and easier when women were safely in their place, gays were safely in the closet, priests were safely in charge, and coercion and intimidation were the natural […]
Shipping Via Snail: Apparently I need to order more of my stuff directly from warehouses in Shanghai, where they don’t ship things by strapping them to a narcoleptic snail with no sense of direction.
What you’ll wish you’d known: I’m not saying you shouldn’t hang out with your friends– that you should all become humorless little robots who do nothing but work. Hanging out with friends is like chocolate cake. You enjoy it more if you eat it occasionally than if you eat nothing but chocolate cake for every […]
The Annmarie Montade Five (which is really just Saucy minus Cynthia and plus Naimee and is four people).
dumb criminal n+1: A crack cocaine dealer who forgot a backpack containing C$91,000 ($74,000) in a Winnipeg mall was arrested after he tried to reclaim the bag at the mall’s lost-and-found desk.
Sign the petition to stop ashlee simpson.
HP printers jump the shark: H-P has quietly begun implementing “region coding” for its highly lucrative print cartridges for some of its newest printers sold in Europe. Try putting a printer cartridge bought in the U.S. into a new H-P printer configured to use cartridges purchased in Europe and it won’t work. Software in the […]
Oakland’s recycling program kicks Sunnyvale’s recycling program’s ass.
I have this recurring nightmare: I can’t believe anyone would be awarded with anything in the name of Diane Warren. It would be like awarding someone the Timothy McVeigh Award for an accomplishment in architecture.