I know more of tactics than a novice in a nunnery.

Just One More Game …

There’s a really good article in this week’s New York Times Magazine on the hyperaddictive, time-sucking, relationship-busting, mind-crushing power and allure of silly digital games. (hat tip to @sprokolopolis)

Beale Cipher

Some fascinating information on the Beale Cipher: the Beale section of Treasure Hunting at About.com from The Puzzle Index great links from Southwest Missouri State University The Beale Ciphers from the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County The Beale Ciphers by E. E. Remington