Apparently, black or green tea has antibacterial properties, especially against oral bacteria. Recent research has indicated that drinking tea may reduce the bacteria that cause bad breath. Of course, that doesn’t take into account the sugar and milk I put in my black tea, but at least the unsweetened green stuff is doing me good. So drink up!
If you’re hoping to impress your prospective employer, don’t start your cover letter with:
Dear Perspective Employer:
Hint: if you get it wrong, the prospect of your future employment isn’t good.
~chris the nitpicky bastard
The Matrix Reloaded comes out tomorrow, so it’s a good time to review the original. Josh Burek has written an interesting take on the religious overtones of The Matrix, with a decidedly Christian bent. It’s a good read, and the “glossary” at the end has some great tidbits.
Who says politics can’t be exciting? The Texas representatives sure don’t. They’re on the run from the law! (Not the usual reasons a politician has to skip town, though.)
If you like the idea of ordinary folks in space, check out this poster, rendered by Mark Shuttleworth during his visit to the International Space Station.