If you’re bored, here is something to amuse yourself.... … [Read more...] about Don’t Wreck That Helicopter
On Tuesday, July 22, 2003, BBC Online News carried an article on weblogs. Why? “You know a web trend has reached a high pitch of popularity when AOL starts including it in its basic software,” they wrote, “but can blogs be truly mainstream?” … [Read more...] about A Blog For Everyone?
If you want to check your e-mail or surf the web outdoors, you can do so now in St. Louis. The city is setting up the nation’s largest free wireless internet network, which will cover a 42-block area downtown. All the infrastructure should be in place by the end of the month, so … [Read more...] about St. Louis Goes WiFi
In Boonville, Missouri, at the end of last year, Boonville High School basketball player Kolby Hurt missed the first three games of the season because his coach Dick Smith insisted that the teen’s cornrows were a violation of team policy (see “Jefferson City News Tribune”). Sane … [Read more...] about Asinine Hair Rule
The Google search for Weapons of Mass Destruction (see July 6, 2003) has now pretty much made the round on the Internet. But there is a less known cousin. Go to www.google.com. Type: French military victories (no quotation marks). Do not click Google Search. Instead click I’m … [Read more...] about French Military Victories