My high school biology teacher had a saying, “When bull elephants fight, the grass always loses.” In this case, humanitarian aid to the people of Iraq (basic needs like water and food) is in a crisis, the U.S. government is doing little to help, and most countries are reluctant to assist because funds would go straight to the Pentagon.
Remember kids, we chose to inflict this harm. I didn’t, maybe you didn’t, but this country did, and now the world holds us responsible.
Chuck brought this Apple article to my attention. Basically, there’s a way to re-set the timer inside an iBook or TiBook’s battery so that it will more accurately display the time/power remaining. Apple recommends performing this procedure “every few months”, so I’m overdue on my TiBook and Karen’s iBook.
Q: What happens when you put Stanley Tucci, Alfre Woodard, and Hillary Swank in a really crappy 50s-esque sci-fi movie?
A: Roger Ebert has a field day with it. I’m guessing that the Ebert piece is more entertaining than the movie, but that’s just me. (Thanks, Deana.)
I’m goin’ to Space Academy!
Details to follow.
BTW, Mars is getting more and more exciting. I’d love to think of that as an adventure trip for my 50th birthday.
“O wad some Power the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us!”
– Robbie Burns
Others aren’t seeing us particularly favorably right now.
(Thanks to Deana for the link.)