On Saturday I perused the BMV bookstore at Yonge & Eglinton for birthday presents for my niece, Leyla, who turns 5 on the 22nd. I know that relatives on Leyla’s father’s side of the family will bestow toys upon her, but I and my parents believe that books make … Read more
Archive for August, 2002
There’s a new installment of Get Your War On out. Not as funny as prior strips, but it’s still got it. Think of it as a comic form of The Onion.
UPDATE: This episode of Get Your War On is funnier than ever, thanks to … Read more
Science Magazine has an article detailing an experiment with a female New Caledonian crow where the bird, in order to retrieve food from a vial, fashioned a hook out of wire to use as a tool. The food was in a … Read more
Golf Digest posted its ranking of America’s golfing CEOs. Sun Microsystems‘ CEO Scott McNealy topped the list with a 0.3 handicap.
The question is, are companies whose CEOs appear prominently in the list a good buy or a … Read more
If an RSS feed to which you are subscribed decides to put an HTML form element (eg. SELECT, INPUT, etc.) in an item, the Radio news aggregator will fail badly when you try to delete items:
[Macro error: Can’t coerce the string “nameprfx” into a number because it contains non-numeric characters.]
I learnt this when … Read more