Month: March 2006

Muslims vs. Mother T.

Probably doesn’t need any comment from me. From a March 29th Reuters news report: Muslims in Shkoder, in northern Albania, are opposing plans to erect a statue to the …

PSA

Well, it’s been a heckuva run. I started daily blogging in February 2005, and I haven’t missed a day. If I’m not at day 400, I’m daggone close. But …

Am I Boring You?

I welcome this: Scientists are developing an “emotion sensor” to show if someone is finding your conversation interesting or not. I don’t know what it is, but forty-somethings seem …

1984?

A remote Alaskan village has installed 80 surveillance cameras on its street. People are a little freaked out: “You better smile. You’re on camera,” says Roberts, 64, a barge …

Serving up the F Word

Are we living in an Age of Profanity? Nearly three-quarters of Americans questioned last week – 74 percent – said they encounter profanity in public frequently or occasionally, according …