Archives for April 11, 2010

A while back I would have said that I have three reasons to maintain a Windows computer. 1) iTunes; 2) a couple of games; 3) tax software. Yes, yes, I know, these things can be done with Wine or an emulator. But really, having the relic Windows machine sitting there has simply bee easier.

Huh. Sarah Palin Hates Science.

Check out this report at The Raw Story: Up yours, scientists. That’s essentially the message sent by former politician Sarah Palin during a recent speech to the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, where she disparaged the work of thousands of the world’s top minds to the delight of a large crowd that laughed, clapped and cheered…

Richard Dawkins to Arrest Pope*

Rumor has it that Richard Dawkins, along with Christopher Hitchens, plan to use the same legal gambit that allowed the arrest of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998, to arrest Pope Benedict XVI for his alleged involvement in the cover-up of Catholic priest sexual abuse cases. Do you think Dawkins has gone to far?