At retreat, everyone honors the descending flag and the end of a long day's work.
In these parts, we're all understandably outraged about the War on Dogs, an apparent precursor to the rising police state. After all, we've befriended some of the cutest dogs on the planet. It's only fair, then, that I give the copper his due. Today, I went to the public library. Following local custom, I had pulled […]
We're customizing a new theme. Feel free to add your constructive feedback, positive or negative, to the comments below! In case you're interested, the theme I'm tweaking is Hueman by Alexander Agnarson, and he has released it (in exchange for acts of kindness) under the commendable WTF Public License. Old: In the coming days, we'll be […]
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So, if you're a grammar Nazi, then feats of form and usage that strike you as "wrong" (or inferior, or jarring) fairly leap off the page or screen at you in just the same way that my use of "so" at the start of this sentence irks all who are by now fed up with hearing […]
… Quicker than Hogarth's Eye? Some thoughts about Fawkes, Hogarth, and the mechanisms of satire over at BaroquePotion.com.
The documents were taken from at least 24 supersecret compartments that stored them on computers, each of which required a password that a perpetrator had to steal or borrow, or forge an encryption key to bypass. Once Mr. Snowden breached security at the Hawaii facility, in mid-April of 2013, he planted robotic programs called "spiders" […]
A. Suppose there's a standard recipe for people who want to make coffee: harvest and prepare (or simply buy) some coffee beans, grind them up, boil them for a few minutes, and serve. B. Suppose a company — let's call it Feurig — declares a patterned approach toward following this recipe: Provide penetrable cups of a certain […]
Happy April. Enjoy!
The most beautiful land I've ever stormed….