At times, it seems like McCain is the press’s abusive boyfriend. Soon...– EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect
Merlin Mann - Better →
What makes you feel less bored soon makes you into an addict. What makes you feel less vulnerable can easily turn you into a dick. And the things that are meant to make you feel more connected today often turn out to be insubstantial time sinks — empty, programmatic encouragements to groom and refine your personality while sitting alone at a screen.
CNET: Google's Omnibox could be Pandora's box →
What’s more, Google has every intention of retaining some of that data even after it provides the promised suggestions. A Google representative told CNET News that the company plans to store about 2 percent of that data—and plans to store it along with the Internet Protocol address of the computer that typed it.
Words That Will Help You Win Scrabble
“1. Aa. And I don’t mean the acronym for Alcoholics Anonymous, either. Aa is “basaltic lava having a rough surface.” 2. Qat – a flowering plant native to East Africa and the Arabian peninsula. 3. Zax – a slater or slate mason, or the tool used to cut and punch nail holes in roofing slate. 4. Cwm – a valley, especially one created by glacial movement. Be warned: this one won’t get you many...
But her eager partisans should find talking points that don’t involve...– The American Conservative » Double Standard-Bearers
Soccer doesn’t take off in the US because you can’t break for adverts every 5...– Benroone @ BuzzMachine
It’s become fashionable — particularly among a certain kind of...– slacktivist: Favorite teachers