October 2008

Friday, 31 October 2008

The Call of Cthubuntu

Ryan Paul: “It was then that I decided to take my inquiry to the next level. I had to try extracting the CD from the horrifying case and boot a computer using it. What folly and hubris could compel a sane man to pursue such unwholesome mysteries?”


Wednesday, 22 October 2008

20% of antenna users to let TV sets go dark in 2009

ars technica: “The survey only included responses from viewers who watch over-the-air television, but this group actually includes very few Americans.”


Friday, 3 October 2008

Sweetener Controversy Grows, Funding For Many Of The High Fructose Corn Syrup Studies Came From Companies With A Financial Stake In The Outcome

CBS News: “Critics say it contributes to weight gain and tricks your body into wanting to eat more. And a lot of health-conscious people think it’s a toxic chemical concoction that can’t be good for you.” – …and some people actually test these theories with experiments instead of constructing artificial “opinions on shape of the earth differ” narratives to meet their daily word quota.