Tag Archives: Fallen

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Foreclosure fallout: Houses go for a $1 — Ron French, Detroit News

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Brace for $1 Trillion Writedown of `Yertle the Turtle’ Debt — James Pressley, Bloomberg News

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The Sharper Image Not Honoring Gift Cards, Certificates — Joel Johnson, Boing Boing Gadgets

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Teens losing touch with common cultural and historical references — Greg Toppo, USA Today

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The Next Slum? — Christopher B. Leinberger, The Atlantic Monthly

“The subprime crisis is just the tip of the iceberg. Fundamental changes in American life may turn today’s McMansions into tomorrow’s tenements.”

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Compare And Contrast — Jay Tea, Wizbang

“…Islam is being sold today like Communism was sold…”

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A world afflicted with blind spots
— Barbara A. Oakley, Chicago Tribune

See also the book by the same author: Evil Genes: Why Rome Fell, Hitler Rose, Enron Failed and My Sister Stole My Mother’s Boyfriend Finally, there is scientific proof of what true believers have known for ages: total human depravity is genetic, passed down from the one responsible for it, our forefather Adam. This genetic [...]

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The Privileged Class
— Radley Balko, Hit & Run in Reason Magazine

“So I guess once you’re elected to Congress, you’re immune from drunk driving laws; you can stash the evidence that you’ve committed a crime in your office, because investigators aren’t allowed to search it… …Meanwhile, the same Congress that has immunized itself from much of the law is also responsible for the ever-expanding federal criminal [...]

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US public sees news media as biased, inaccurate, uncaring: poll — AFP on Breitbart

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Hotmail Fails To Deliver Up To 81% Of All Attachment Emails
— Hal Licino, HubPages

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Churchill dropped from England’s history syllabus
— ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Declaration of Independence, graph 31.5

They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.

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Babies not as innocent as they pretend
Raichard Gray, UK Telegraph

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Are Today’s Students Too Self-Centered? Study Finds Rising Narcissism, Fears It Could Hurt Personal Relationships, Society
AP on CBS News

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51% of Women Are Now Living Without Spouse
Sam Roberts, NY Times

…and James Lileks has something to say about that. UPDATE 01/26/07: …and once again the NYT is proven to be hopelessly biased, twisting the data beyond all recognition.

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The Mendacity Of the Liberal Press
Alicia Colon, New York Sun

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Better backup those backups.

Here’s something that I didn’t know: CD-R’s (a.k.a. writable CD’s) only last two to five years before the data on them starts to degrade. The range is so wide because the durability of the disc depends on the quality of its manufacture and the conditions that the media is stored in — cool, dry environments being the best. And I’ve been thinking all this time that non-magnetic media lasts forever. If you’ll excuse me, I have some data back-up work to do…