Track Me Not “TrackMeNot is a browser extension that protects web-searchers against surveillance and data-profiling. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one’s trail), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy: noise and obfuscation. With TrackMeNot, actual web searches, lost in a cloud of false leads, are essentially hidden in […]
Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test? – Being an American – MSNBC.com I have to be an honest Abe here: I only got 75%. The INS looks for 80%
If you play guitar and know who Richard Thompson is, you’ll probably find his Gear and Tunings Q&A an interesting read. If you don’t play guitar, there’s an assortment of mp3′s available from his site, both serious and otherwise. His 1000 Years of Popular Music album is a brilliant idea, well worth checking out. In […]
Shatner: Horses can help disabled kids – Yahoo! News: “” “Shatner said that placing injured people on horseback has been shown to improve their conditions. “We know that the use of a horse in their therapy takes them beyond their handicapped body, their injured body, and into another area of health,” he said.”
Torino Webcams: “” Given the international climate now, just about anything could show up on these cams.
The Blog | Danielle Crittenden: The Secret Presidential IMs: Bush & Clinton Swap Chick Problems | The Huffington Post
The Blog | Danielle Crittenden: The Secret Presidential IMs: Now if only we could get Jon Stewart to host… | The Huffington Post: “”
The Onion’s AV Club has an interview with Stephen Colbert, host of The Colbert Report and the man who coined the American Dialect Society’s 2005 Word of the Year: truthiness. “There are no televisions behind me, like the way [NBC Nightly News anchor] Brian Williams has, or even [Daily Show host] Jon [Stewart]. At certain […]
Bloomberg reports that four Winston-Salem, NC Waffle Houses are turning non-smoking next week. Going smoke free in the heart of tobacco country is a bold move for any restaurant, and for Waffle House to try this sounds like a suicidal move. Next time I’m in North Carolina, I’ll be going to IHOP instead.