This is one I never thought I would see, but here is the scoop on when manatees terrorize a swimmer.
Turns out Aardvarks are really unique. I knew they were cool, but to be so isolated as a species is pretty out there.
Wombats, Feisty When Cornered. Laugh all you want until you find yourself in a pipe with one.
No, of course not, but he is in the news again. The article mentions the power the Top Gear guys have and if the Beeb drops him he will just move to another network and make them rich. He doesn’t seem to be taking it all very seriously of course. If they strike him down he will only become more powerful.
I fight my instincts everyday to join in the outrage packs that rip people apart daily on the internet, this story explains why. I am not proud to say that I don’t always win that fight and I do admit there are times that the outrage is a force for good. Normally I feel some value to a story when it punches up at real targets, but normally it isn’t real targets. I it some poor schlub that said the wrong thing at the wrong place. I always think about all the wrong things I have said and count my blessings that I was loudest before the internet really caught on. In many ways our society is starting to take some of the most loathsome elements of the Puritan age, brush them off and pretend it has never been tried before.
I am actually not nearly as big a fan of The Oatmeal as many of my friends, but I do think his demonstration of net neutrality is pretty accurate. In a market where there is no real competition we have to keep the ISPs under control. This is not a right/left issue, it is common sense.