You know, when an Evil Overlord like myself is performing horrific, diabolical experiments in his secret volcanic lair, there is nothing more annoying than spilling acid or toxic waste on my best lab smock. That's why I always wear my Apron of Flesh.
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Compare the cases of Schiavo, Hudson, and Nikolouzos. Then ask yourself, why don't the far-right wingnuts have their panties in a twist about the latter two cases?
Get Your War On has another take on the Schaivo case.
Every budding Evil Overlord needs a Solar Death Ray! muwaHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…
Slashdot discusses finding Sources of Intelligent Audio to listen to during commuting or other downtime.
"A pair of engineers in London have come up with a 'building in a bag'—a sack of cement-impregnated fabric. To erect the structure, all you have to do is add water to the bag and inflate it with air. Twelve hours later the Nissen-shaped shelter is dried out and ready for use."
Just Say No to Microsoft: "Microsoft isn't evil. But it is too powerful, and consumers are being harmed by it." Todd VerBeek has compiled an impressive list of alternatives to Microsoft software in many categories, from operating systems to databases.
CommonBits is a free community directory of progressive political media that anyone can contribute to.
Someone at work recently sent out an email asking folks to name their five favorite books. Here's my list. (Okay, so it's more than five. I cheat. So sue me.)
- The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Steven Covey
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
- Callahan's Crosstime Saloon (and later books in the series, by Spider Robinson
- The Demon Haunted World, by Carl Sagan
- Anything at all by Isaac Asimov, especially the Foundation series
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