"Life jackets issued to all Americans for some reason"
Latest tsunami a reminder we're still terrible at issuing warnings
There are lots of ways humanity could get the word out in case of disaster, but we're still not very good at it
Bugs Bunny, adware, and pornography
Warner Brothers says it's going to stop doing business with a firm that has been offering free games on WB's website, because the program people have to download in order to get the games loads adware onto the user's computer -- adware that pushes stuff like porn
Inside the Hindenburg
There are eight flight-certified manufacturers of airships today
Economy slows, stock brokers smile
Bizarre but true: If the economy slows, then the Fed will probably back off interest rates. If that happens, the market for stocks looks better.
Surprises found via Google Earth
People perusing aerial photos discovered that a fountain in Belgium looks like a swastika from above; the city has decided to change it to a shamrock instead. Belgian shamrocks? Nearly as amusing: A wacky miniature military installation in China.
Dallas County sheriff arrested
Charged with theft of $120,000 cash from a traffic stop
What CEOs could learn from "Joe Canadian"
(Videos) Related: William Shatner spoofed the legendary Molson commercial
Iran executes kids
16-year-old girl executed for "crimes against chastity". Iran has more people than the UK. The current theocratic leadership is trying hard to keep the reformers down.
What happens when you try to copy currency using Photoshop
IE 7 is coming whether you like it or not
Microsoft is going to distribute Internet Explorer 7 as part of an automatic update sometime in the fourth quarter
A challenge for the verbally acute
An "intelligence test" that asks how well you can recognize certain linguistic patterns. My performance unaided and unassisted, and the full set of answers, thanks to a quick search on the Internet.
Bad hospital water can make you sick