Embed a Video, Go To Jail?
Whenever a controversial law is proposed, and its supporters, when confronted with an egregious abuse it would permit, use a phrase along the lines of 'Perhaps in theory, but the law would never be applied in that way' - they're LYING. They intend to use the law that way as early and as often as possible.
A Letter On Behalf of the World's PC Fixers
7. Oh, and YOU buy the beer.
Should Dolphins Be Treated As Non-Human Persons?
Oh dear god. Dolphin lawyers?!?!?
The Continued Censorship of Huckleberry Finn
or you could just have an opening that explains the context and meaning of the word nigger in the time and place the book takes place in. You could boldly confront the issues of slavery and racisim and teach children something important about their history and the history of the human race...
Or the teacher could, you know, teach that to the class.
Real-Life Frogger Ends In Hospital Visit
Hey, in the end, we're all dead.
ZoneAlarm Employs Scare Tactics Against Its Users
I used to recommend them to residential users. I will not ever again.
Fun To Be Had With a 10-Foot Satellite Dish?
Mod "+5 delicious".
40 Windows Apps Said To Contain Critical Bug
A lot of people need to learn the phrase : "Common sense is not so common".
These day it could be considered a super power.
Why Recordings From World War I Aren't Public Domain
Personally, I'm all for people not breaking just laws. Unjust laws, well, knock yourself out.
My Automobile Gets __ MPG
So, what the hell was she doing on (the shoulder of) the highway then?
Indeed. Why was she on a highway to begin with? Every on-ramp I go on has signs saying "No pedestrians or bicycles", and have for at least the last 15 years.
Sound As the New Illegal Narcotic?
There's precedent. Oklahoma's the land of Tuttle, after all.
Why Being Wrong Makes Humans So Smart
I'm always wrong. Just ask the wife...
Voyager 2 Speaking In Tongues
You hope in any future endeavor like this, if it hasn't been done already, that each batch of data it sends would start with some sort of test/reference data that they could compare against.
Later School Start For Teenagers Brings Drop In Absenteeism
...We really need a better option for places where walking doesn't work for whatever reason.
Walking? The school systems here bus kids to the school that's ONE BLOCK away. And they stop at every single driveway on a block where a kid lives.
Because... you know... "Why don't you have a seat over there..."
Newspaper "Hacks Into" Aussie Gov't Website By Guessing URL
Sorry, but the submitter got at wrong. A secret URL is essentially a password - so attempting lots of funny URLs can be like trying lots of ssh logins. The problem here is that it was a weak password, not that they used a secret URL...
Do you work for the Tuttle, OK government?
Texas Textbooks Battle Is Actually an American War
Creationism does not in anyway detract from evolution. Some people on both sides think creationism and evolution can not exist together, but they can with the long day theory...
Science? Religion? I'm listening to the guy with the lens in a tube rather than the guy with the corpse on a stick.
Students Failing Because of Poor Grammar
"When teachers are expected to be nannies rather than teachers, do u rly expect students 2 xl @ math, language, & science, & b able 2 sp34k in nything but txt sp35k? ZOMG LOL WTF!"
Does a Lame E-Mail Address Really Matter?
That, And some people still live where only dial-up or $120/month satellite service is available. If they communicate well, only some snobbish ass will dump a resume because of that.
Bing Cashback Can Cost You Money
How is this any different from a grocery store jacking up prices on several items, then a week or two later putting those same items "on sale"?
NASA Attempts To Assuage 2012 Fears
I just don't want to have to buy the White Album again!
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