Stupid Luddites: The 241-155 vote approved a ban on both reproductive cloning and therapeutic cloning, a procedure many researchers believe could lead to treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, diabetes and other diseases. Violation of the ban would be punishable by $1 million in fines and up to 10 years in prison. Tomorrow, I understand they will [...]
Monthly Archive for February, 2003
euh? Yeah, I don’t entirely get it either, but I found it here.
This: I always knew this was going to happen. I always knew that skepticism and science were mere psychological decorations and vanities. Deep in our alligator brains we all know that the world is just chock full of evil and monsters and sinister forces aligned against us, and it is only a matter of time [...]
Hmmm… Not sure yet, but the Sony Ericsson P800 may finally be the cell phone I’ve been looking for: 1, 2. Now, what’s the data plan going to cost?
I didn’t bother with the virtual march on Washington because I’m convinced that we’re in a position where we’re being led by people who have zero concern for the voices or concerns of the people they are supposed to represent. It seems that the only thing we can do is remember and vote them out [...]
ClickZ is running an interesting article on optimizing e-mail list growth. The focus is on minimizing the abandon rate. We aren’t currently tracking this number, but I know it’s a lot higher on Direct Source than I’d like it to be. Part of this is that we’re strongly inferring that registration is required prior to [...]
My site doesn’t get a lot of comments. This makes sense really since my site doesn’t get a lot of visitors either, and the ones that do visit are likely bored more that stimulated by what I have to say (which by the way in case you were wondering is the appropriate response to my [...]
Or, maybe it’s just that I want to go to Disney World. Either way, thanks MeFi for pointing me to this Charming French Music Video.
Walking on By seems to be the story of someone’s life told in somewhat primitive stick figures. It could use a little more plot, but generally, I liked where it took me. [via Milk and Cookies]
Karma Ghost is a nice animated short that drives home the consequences to your bad actions. It says it won some kind of Sundance film award.