Sean McGrath points out NetDisaster. I wish I could use this as a screensaver. Technorati tags: Fun | Humor | Humour | NetDisaster | Fish
Not that I want to be booked on Oprah, mind you, I just thought that Top 10 Tips for Getting Booked on Oprah was an interesting look at how the whole process works. [NOTE: Please remember that I have nothing to do with the Oprah show, or Oprah herself. I have just deleted several comments [...]
I said it in a comment, but I just wanted to come out here and thank everybody who’s been holding good thoughts for my wife’s dad, Ray. He’s still got pneumonia, and he’s not out of the woods yet, but he’s been taken out of isolation and he’s doing much better. Thank you so much!
Sarah’s dad has been ill since before Thanksgiving, and we just received word that he’s been moved from the nursing home part of the VA to the hospital because he has pneumonia. We’re on our way over there now. Please pray for him. Thank you. Technorati tag: Personal
A while back, I wrote about Why Star Wars works, making the case that it’s based on archetypical storytelling. Taken too far, however, you find find yourself falling into cliche. I’m almost embarrased to read the hilarious How to write a best selling fantasy novel. Almost.
I’ve been hearingthat the BBC is bringing back Doctor Who since … oh … right after they cancelled it, I think. But no, this time they really are, and
Here’s an interesting fact, culled from How the Mafia Works: In the early 1900s, organized crime had so thoroughly infiltrated Sicilian life that it was virtually impossible to avoid contact with the Mafia. Dictator Benito Mussolini cracked down on the Mafia using harsh, often brutal methods. But when U.S. troops occupied Sicily during World War [...]
This one’s only a buck a piece for royalty-free web usage: istockphoto.com. Seems like good stuff there. A little closer to the collections you buy than stock.xchng, but that makes sense. Also, not quite as friendly. Technorati tag: photography
Oh, what I wouldn’t give to have time to go to Huntsville for the “Physics for the Third Millennium: II” conference at the beginning of April.
I’m glad to see that the issue of modern-day slavery is beginning to get addressed. Tomorrow survivor Beatrice Fernando testifies at a hearing on “Combating Human Trafficking”, being held by the House International Relations Committee at 11 a.m. Technorati tag: slavery