News: U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

U.S. Used Missile With Long Blades to Kill Qaeda Leader in Syria

As previously reported India had rocket propelled swords in the late 18th century!

News: We May Be Living in a Simulation, but the Truth Still Matters

We May Be Living in a Simulation, but the Truth Still Matters

I like this article because Kara Swisher actually gets the history right. Read my series on this starting with Can I move to a Better Simulation Please?.

News: Facebook defends its simple 2 question survey on the trustworthiness of news publishers

Updated on Friday, May 22, 2020
Facebook defends its simple 2 question survey on the trustworthiness of news publishers

What if everyone recognizes a news source and say half of them trust it but it isn't true?

News: When should web designers use modal overlays?

When should web designers use modal overlays?

"OK, yes, there are times when modals make sense (compose new tweet comes to mind), but if the web has a bigger annoyance than this (apart, possibly, from autoplay video), I don't know what it is."

Please enjoy the irony of trying to read this article on a mobile phone while the text shifts crazily around the page to make room for the autoplay video ad.

News: We Need to Raise Taxes for Shareholders and Cut Them for Companies

News: New York Times responds to Donald Trump's lawsuit threat: bring it on

News: Brexit: British clubs could suffer in transfer window, warns sports expert

Brexit: British clubs could suffer in transfer window, warns sports expert

If only this had been made clear before the vote. FFS.

News: California may end tyrannical daylight savings

California may end tyrannical daylight savings

Yes, I'd vote for this. Please do it.

News: Wisdom teeth removal is rarely necessary

Wisdom teeth removal is rarely necessary

Glad to hear it because my dentist is always wanting to rip out my wisdom teeth and I've always refused...

News: Case made for 'ninth planet'

Case made for 'ninth planet'

Can we call it Pluto?