When your blog has been around for a while you start to attract all types of comment spam most of which links to sites offering Viagra. I am always fascinated by the “clever” attempts on the part of the spammers to appear like legitimate comments except that they mostly bizarre. (more…)
Archive for October, 2007
The world was stunned last week with the announcement that J.K. Rowling’s beloved Professor Dumbledore the head master of Upper Canada Coll.., er, Hogwarts School for wizards was gay. A gay private school teacher, imagine that.
The Dumbledore revelation opened a floodgate of “me too” announcements from other famous fictional characters. (more…)
Now, it’s been a while since I worked in retail but I don’t think the regular cash float would come anywhere close to holding change for a million. (more…)
On the face of it it wasn’t much, an aluminum sphere the size of a basketball. However, in terms of impact it was gigantic – the first man made object launched into space and circling the globe. (more…)