We started seeing Bing advertisements on TV a couple of days ago. My first thought was: “Why are they spending millions on advertising a free product?” But that’s a discussion for a different day. The commercials claim that in a “blind search test”, people actually preferred Bing’s results to Google’s results.
(Referencing the story found on ABC News and the NY Post.) The New York city public school system is trying to make tests less “biased” and less likely to “evoke unpleasant emotions” in school children. One of the ways they’re doing this is banning a list of words, including birthdays, junk food, Halloween, dinosaur, dancing,[...]
I’ve long been an opponent of the way public schools are run in the United States of America, from the top to the bottom. I’ve held this opinion ever since I graduated from a public school only to see my sisters graduate from a home-school with much more self-awareness, a greater degree of knowledge, better[...]
In light of the continuing protest over the “offensive” Muslim cartoons printed in a Danish newspaper in September 2005, I feel I must throw my tiny voice into the fray. As usual, I don’t expect very many people to agree with me. It’s just time to express my opinion. First, I understand that different people[...]
(The following is copied from my other blog.) It’s now a FEDERAL CRIME to annoy people. This is not a joke. I know I sometimes poke fun on this blog, but right now, I’m serious. CLICK HERE FOR STORY. Can our Congress seriously be considered in its “right mind?”
By Kamakshi TandonFri Jan 27, 2006 2:29 PM ET TORONTO (Reuters) – When it comes to romance, women prefer someone who tickles their funny bone while men opt for those who catch their eye, according to an international survey released on Wednesday. The survey, conducted in 16 countries by Canadian romance publisher Harlequin Enterprises, asked[...]
Commondreams.org and projectcensored.org teamed up recently to publish online a list of “news stories” that were supposedly censored (or left out of the mainstream media) during the 2005 calendar year. They have a “Top Ten” list and then some other stories that fill out a “Top 25.” (Click here for the list and brief descriptions[...]
‘Oklahoma Publisher’ Used my Photo Originally uploaded by saintseminole. Go to “My Flickr” (by clicking the photo) to read more.
Funny Windows messages. Click Here.
“Examinations, sir, are pure humbug from beginning to end. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite enough, and if he is not a gentleman, whatever he knows is bad for him.” –Oscar Wilde, “The Picture of Dorian Gray”