Category Archives: Technology

Google: We’re Not Evil, We Promise!

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The latest candy-colored Android update is called Lollipop, the new holding company is called Alphabet, and the sans-serif logo redesign looks fit for a franchise of daycare centers. Someone is trying really hard to look cutesy and nonthreatening.

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Steampunk Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: The first Paris Air Show, 1909. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Photo Gallery Du Jour: The USS Growler

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I love anything having to do with the Cold War and submarines so I had a blast touring the USS Growler at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum. Here are some pics I took of the awesome … Continue reading

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Science Fantasy

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Gawping at “science” evangelists has developed into one of my favorite pastimes. I use the scare quotes because, more often than not, the people who are celebrated as science evangelists (typically at places like Reddit) seem to … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Do It Today

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The height of ’80s dong animation. Related Wikipedia.

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Back to … the Marshall McLuhan Future

Glynn Marshes writes: A couple days ago, University of Tennessee law professor Glenn Reynolds, a.k.a. the blogger Instapundit, penned a column for USA Today titled “Politicians benefit from American tribal warfare.” Tribalism, Reynolds writes, “is the default state of humanity.” … Continue reading

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Internet Nostalgia

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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