This is a fascinating peek into how people can dig up stuff on the Internet. A computer security expert at Stryde Hax decided to see if he could track down any official Chinese records about the birth date of one… Read More ›
I first became aware of Slate’s Olympic Sap-o-Meter a few days ago, and have become a huge fan. It’s wonderful that someone thought to do this kind of Olympic coverage. The Sap-o-Meter keeps a daily count of all the sappy… Read More ›
Some photographers at the Beijing Olympics get tougher assignments than others. Take, for example, the poor guy(s) who had to shoot the hand signals the beach volleyball players use. Bear in mind the players flash the signals behind their backs,… Read More ›
The legendary Kentucky Derby was run today. And as I do almost every year — indeed, almost every time a horse race is televised — I watched it. And once again I’m wondering why I did. You see, I was… Read More ›
Ranking #1 on today’s “You’ve got to be kidding!” list is the Garage Boys Fight Crew in Carthage, Missouri. Make that the OMG!! list. This is not a fight club like those in the movies, where groups of grown men… Read More ›
Cheers to SpaceShipOne for successfully completing its second flight into space this morning and claiming the X Prize of $10 milllion!
Looks like the Eagles decided not to show up at The Vet today. Damnit. I was really looking forward to seeing them in the Super Bowl.