Possibly not in order, but continuing a frightening story I posted a week or two ago –
School district admits installing covert webcam activation software on student laptops, denies wrongdoing
FBI investigating Lower Merion School District over laptop spying (plus a commemorative tee)
Vice-principal denies using laptop to spy on student
Big Brother is out there, and he is watching.
This, as a wall accent? I’m still screaming.
Ten rules for writing fiction.
Do dogs freak out over the Law & Order theme music? Discuss!
Heimo’s Arctic Refuge (part one of five).
In 1980, Jimmy Carter established the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the Alaskan Interior, cutting off 19 million acres of prime boreal wilderness from the mitts of fur trappers, oil tycoons, and would-be lodge owners alike. Only six families of white settlers were grandfathered in and allowed to keep cabins in the refuge—of them, only one still stays there year-round living off the land. His name is Heimo Korth, and he is basically the Omega Man of America’s Final Frontier.
This made me smile, because Aunt Gay and Uncle Joe had this poster in their bathroom for yeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaars.
Pretending to be Christian so that your kids can have play dates. I’m just not sure how I feel about this. I get wanting your kids to be included, but… that’s just weird. What a weird community in which to live!
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