21st Century Grandma May 30th, 2003 @ 7:45 am PDT
The march of progress
Missing Fish May 27th, 2003 @ 7:32 am PDT
For weekend fishermen, there are many tall tales about “the big one that got away.” The results of a new study indicate that big fish are indeed hard to catch. But disturbingly, the results suggest that’s because the world’s large fish–tuna, marlin, swordfish, sharks, cod and halibut among them–have been so exploited by industrial fisheries […]
Typing Monkeys May 10th, 2003 @ 12:32 pm PDT
Give an infinite number of monkeys an infinite number of typewriters, the theory goes, and they will eventually produce the works of Shakespeare. Give six monkeys one computer for a month, and they will make a mess.
Sunny Day May 8th, 2003 @ 12:49 am PDT
I seem to have a hyper-developed corny gland, and I blame my mother for that character flaw. The current Song of the Moment – and my new personal theme song for this week (month? year? decade?) reflects that. Listen why dontcha?
Sunny Day May 8th, 2003 @ 12:46 am PDT
Waitin’ on a Sunny Day – Bruce Springsteen
Alabama Coach Canned May 5th, 2003 @ 8:21 am PDT
Mike Price was fired by Alabama without coaching a single game because of behavior including a night at a topless bar — another embarrassment for a once-proud football team. Reports emerged during the week that Price spent hundreds of dollars at a topless bar and, the next morning, a woman ordered about $1,000 of room […]
Hawaiian War Chant May 3rd, 2003 @ 9:05 am PDT
Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai) – Ella Fitzgerald
Title Tags Missing May 3rd, 2003 @ 7:51 am PDT
Here’s an interesting development: For some reason my browser is no longer displaying title tags for anchors! I have no idea how this happened. Has anyone else noticed this? Title tags for hrefs do not appear regardless of the site I am viewing. This is very strange.
All in the Family May 1st, 2003 @ 7:00 am PDT
A son of Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden pleaded guilty Tuesday to swindling millions from investors — including his father. Steve Bowden admitted conspiring with former Alabama quarterback Brian Burgdorf in a scheme that prosecutors say defrauded investors of $10 million. The scam involved selling unregistered securities through The Millennium Fund, which billed itself […]
Sometimes a Fantasy May 1st, 2003 @ 6:54 am PDT
Sometimes a Fantasy – Billy Joel