aka Facial Feminizing Surgery. I was watching a Discovery Health Channel documentary last night on sex changes and found out for the first time that hormone therapy, breast augmentation, etc. can be supplemented by actual surgery to the transsexual person’s skull (at least in male to female cases). Get rid of the brow ridge, take [...]
Posted by Deana in Sexuality on July 22nd, 2005 | Comments Off
The House of Representatives, after deliberation and careful consideration, has decided that “civil liberties just aren’t that important anymore”:http://today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-07-21T165437Z_01_N21540320_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-USA-CONGRESS-PATRIOT-DC.XML . Sigh.
Posted by Chris in Government on July 21st, 2005 | Comments Off
The adage goes: “XML is like violence: if it doesn’t solve your problem, you aren’t using enough of it.” “Parand Darugar”:http://www.parand.com/say/index.php/2005/07/21/abolish-xml-namespaces/ has challenged that idea (or validated the sarcasm) with a compelling case for “abolishing XML namespaces”:http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-abolns.html. I never did warm to namespaces, personally. The idea looks good on paper: provide infinitely-extensible support for any [...]
Posted by Chris in XML on July 21st, 2005 | Comments Off
36 years ago today, men landed on the Moon. That makes this Armstrong Day 36 on the “Tranquility Calendar”:http://www.mithrandir.com/Tranquility/tranquility.html. Google has put together a “fitting tribute”:http://moon.google.com/ based on Google Maps. They went “in peace, for all mankind”:http://www.alanbeangallery.com/WeCameInPeace.html. Let’s hope we go back soon.
Posted by Chris in Space on July 20th, 2005 | 2 Comments »
“Other than telling us how to live, think, marry, pray, vote, invest, educate our children and, now, die, I think the Republicans have done a fine job of getting government out of our personal lives.” — Sunday Portland Oregonian
Posted by Deb in Politics on July 20th, 2005 | 1 Comment »