apparnetly not only do some SUV drivers have bad taste in cars, they are also committing insurance fraud.
Like Malcolm, I, too, went to university in Ontario. I, too, filled out the tanking sheet. He describes my school and program kindly: There were several good ones and several better ones and a number of programsâ€”like computer science at the University of Waterlooâ€”that were world-class. And I, too, find the US school admissions process […]
I really hope no one can take this guy seriously: Astrology would be considered a scientific theory if judged by the same criteria used by a well-known advocate of Intelligent Design to justify his claim that ID is science, a landmark US trial heard on Tuesday. Under cross examination, ID proponent Michael Behe, a biochemist […]
Vancouver named ‘world’s best city’: For the fourth year in a row, Vancouver has claimed the top spot on an international ranking of the world’s most livable cities. Toronto is ranked 9th; Calgary is 10th; no American cities made the list.
“What I’m hearing, which is sort of scary, is they all want to stay in Texas. And so many of the people in the arena were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them.” —Barbara Bush on hurricane refugees.
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.
some news of note: George Bush signed and executive order lifting wage restrictions and allowing government contractors rebuilding new orleans to pay workers less than the prevailing wage FEMA’s email server broke. New Orleans being underwater was preventable. Former FEMA head Mike Brown padded his resume FEMA refused help from Amtrak, Wal-Mart, the Coast Guard, […]
some cops detained, arrested and released an innocent man on the tube because he was “suspicious”: The police decided that wearing a rain jacket, carrying a rucksack with a laptop inside, looking down at the steps while going into a tube station and checking your phone for messages just ticked too many boxes on their […]
Nicholas D. Kristof calls George W. Bush “A Wimp on Genocide in Sunday’s New York Times: Mr. Bush’s position in the U.N. negotiations got little attention. But in effect the United States successfully blocked language in the declaration saying that countries have an “obligation” to respond to genocide. In the end the declaration was diluted […]