Tag: stupidity

Microsoft Rant

I’m not a big fan of Microsoft. They make products with great interfaces, but flaky guts. On top of that, their business practices are monopolistic. Everybody knows that, right? Of course they do. So when my university struck a deal with the devil to offer free Microsoft products to students (read as “indoctrinate young programmers …

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You Can't Be Serious

United States Patent: 6,368,227 "A method of swing on a swing is disclosed, in which a user positioned on a standard swing suspended by two chains from a substantially horizontal tree branch induces side to side motion by pulling alternately on one chain and then the other." Based on this precedent, perhaps I should patent …

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Load of Crap

Secular society wants to fix Easter holiday dates "The National Secular Society wants to pin down Easter to a fixed date. It has asked the Government to fix the date in early spring to avoid problems with holiday planning and school terms."

That's Gotta Hurt

Patient having op on backside breaks wind, causing fire

Eroding Rights

"Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security, will not have, nor do they deserve, either one." – Thomas Jefferson In the name of freedom and security in the post-9/11 US, constitutional rights are disappearing. Exhibit A: this article from the Bucks County Courier Times. The kind of search and seizure …

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