The Big Think

August 30, 2005

Think Thin

Filed under: Humor and Fun — jasony @ 8:48 pm

A home in London that measures just over 5 feet at its skinniest and 9 feet, 11 inches at its widest is up for sale for $933,868, estate agents said Tuesday.

story here with a great picture.

Natural Disasters and the American Way

Filed under: Uncategorized — jasony @ 4:34 pm

Stephen Gordon has a thought-provoking essay here about how Enlightenment thinking tends to lead to societies that are better capable of dealing with natural disasters.

Top Five

Filed under: Computing,Humor and Fun — jasony @ 10:34 am

The top five reasons not to use Linux.

Reason number 4: Linux isn’t secure
If Microsoft says so, it has to be true! So what, if you can scarcely go a week without reading about yet another major Windows security problem in our sister publication, eWEEK.com’s security section! Who would you rather believe — Microsoft, or your own eyes?

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