BBC: Why are fountain pen sales rising? *goes into hipster mode* I liked fountain pens before it got cool again *end hipster mode*. This is an interesting article, though I think that the BBC is wrong in their assertion that people are buying fountain pens as accessories rather than a working tool. To be sure, […]
Weird Al suing Sony for $5 million More proof that even though the recording industry says they’re protecting artists when they go after piracy, they don’t care about artists. If you’re an artist and they can screw you over, they will. Also, I’m fairly sure that at this point, Sony needs Weird Al more than […]
People will try to connect a recent suspension from school over marijuana possession to Trayvon Martin’s murder. Those people are desperate to make us forget that an unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was stalked and murdered by a paranoid, armed racist named George Michael Zimmerman, and that his murder has NOTHING to do with the school […]
The Internet Indians – The Fight for Amazonia – Al Jazeera English The Internet really does serve as a tool for empowering people who never would have been able to speak for themselves before. It gives a voice to those who would have had to rely on others to speak for them.