Okay, the logic of this escapes me.
The Labour Home Secretary of Great Britain is asking for the right to charge wrongly imprisoned people room and board for the time they spent in prison.
Yep, so not only were you imprisoned wrongfully, you get charged for it in the bargain!
Worse, can’t you just see certain members of this Administration, or the administration of various states, thinking its a wonderful idea?
Taking a cue from Perverse Active Memory and House of Cards, I decided to drop the pop up windows for comments.
Maybe more template changes as I get into the mood. But with the insanity of pop up windows flooding the internet, I think its better to do the comments directly on the individual entry page than in the little window.
Would you believe that someone has come up with translucent concrete?
Apparently comparable with regular concrete’s physical strength, at thicknesses under about 6 feet it allows enough light to come through to show silhouettes of the other side.
I’m sure the architecturally inclined in my circle of friends can come up with a raft of creative ideas on how to use this stuff. Via Apostropher.
Not quite a tenth planet, but scientists have discovered a body about 3/4 the size of Pluto, orbiting the sun at a much greater distance.
It’s been named Sedna, after an Inuit Goddess. It’s also the largest object discovered within the Solar System since the discovery of Pluto.
It also has a highly elliptical orbit. It probably is nothing more than a very large object of the (theoretical) Oort cloud around the Sun.
Ginger asks: What is your favorite Moody Blues song?
No, actually, she asks:
Do you ever dream about games and characters? Do you incorporate the dreams into your games? How? Has it been successful or unsuccessful?
And now its time for another installment of Book reviews, Jvstin Style.
Today I am going to review: The False House, James Stoddard Dreamer, Steven Harper Chase the Morning, Michael Scott Rohan Psychohistorical Crisis, Donald Kingsbury
(Alas not the Terry Prachett novel, which I need to read, along with the rest of Discworld beyond book one…)
Did you know that North Korea endorses John Kerry for President?
Or that John Kerry’s cousin is French? And worse, he was the Environmental Minister for France?
Or that the English band Coldplay endorses John Kerry too?? Shocking!
Jingoism at its finest, ladies and gentlemen readers.
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