One problem is that intelligent people, who could lead fairly and justly, don’t often go into politics. Another problem is that very few people know what the job of “governing” actually entails. It is not the same as running a business, even a very big business. Furthermore, the premise that all the thinking in the
Article about parenting. Comment that completely agrees with the premise of the article. Comment that sarcastically points out that non-parents are still human and can also sympathize with the situation. Snarky comment that non-parents always make the conversation about themselves. Comment that you can’t guess what people have been through because there are many reasons
I don’t have any books to recommend right now, but I do have a recommendation about an easy way to keep up with your friends’ blogs and websites. If you use an online “site aggregator” like Google Reader, you can subscribe to your friends’ websites and blogs and be notified whenever new content is published.
I swear, if I hadn’t seen it with my own eyes, I would never have believed it existed. No, this is not a Photoshop trick. It really is the name of a candy here in Japan.
Sign found on a JR train. The English is correct (unlike many signs here), but it’s still kind of funny.
From the August 18 issue of Knowledge News: As amazing as that sounds, scientists soon did something even more astounding. In 2000, they created a pulse of light that briefly achieved faster-than-light speed. Again, the material that the light passed through–in this case, cesium gas–made the difference. The leading edge of the light didn’t speed
Dreams of Flying is a really neat collection of photographs by Jan von Holleben. I thought I would share it with you.
Who likes the little, little duckies in the pond? Ze does! He does! He does! A chicka quack quack. — If you have never heard of Ze Frank, start watching his show so you can be in on the fun. (This page will make a lot more sense once you’ve been inducktrinated by Ze.)
Ze Frank is a “regular guy” (sort of) who has a website and a video blog. I happened upon his site when I learned about a problem on Wikipedia, where certain people have been deleting Wikipedia pages on particular bloggers, saying that they are not really worthy of inclusion. Reading the blurb about Ze got