Scrabulous, a virtual knockoff of the board game Scrabble, has become one of the most popular Facebook games. According to the New York Times, the makers of Scrabble have denounced Scrabulous as piracy and are threatening legal action against its creators. Scrabulous fans are crying
Barack Obama's wife, Michelle Obama, recently offered some advice to Americans:
We left corporate America, which is a lot of what we're asking young people to do. Don't go into corporate America. You know, become teachers. Work for the community. Be social workers. Be a nurse.
Criticizing Senator Obama's pledge to meet with foreign dictators should he be elected President, President Bush said Thursday:
What's lost . . . by embracing a tyrant who puts his people in prison because of their political beliefs? What's lost is, it'll send the wrong message.
Defenders of evolution are hailing recent pro-evolution revisions in the Florida State Science standards. Even though the revisions include compromises that undercut the victory, the changes are a definite step forward---the previous standards did not even use the word “evolution”.
The discouraging aspect of the Florida
The vice-chairman of General Motors, Bob Lutz, recently told a group of journalists that global warming is “a crock of shit.”
Needless to say, the blogosphere is up in arms. Why so much outrage? Lutz followed his statement by discussing plans for hybrid cars, a regret
In today's Cato Daily Dispatch, the Cato Institute notes the recent news on Iran:
"Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that Iran's determination to continue its nuclear program had brought major powers 'to their knees,'" reports The Washington Post. "In a speech broadcast live on state
An Iraqi Muslim man on U.A.E. television recently proclaimed that the moon is half the size of the sun, that the earth and the sun are flat, and that things that aren't mentioned in the Koran are not to be considered in the matter. The
Yesterday was Valentine’s Day in America. Weeks in advance, the shops were filled with red and white cards, teddy bears, chocolates, flowers, and all manner of light-hearted, lacy ways to say I love you. The day was an opportunity and a reminder to pause and
Almost everyone loves the Super Bowl. Super Bowl Sunday has been an unofficial holiday in the United States for decades, and the Monday following the Super Bowl is the one day of the year employees are most likely to call in sick. On the list
Children may be the next addition to the list of environmental threats. An astonishing article in a British newspaper reveals a new trend among young environmentalist couples: sterilizing themselves in an effort to save the planet. In their own words:
"Every person who is born uses