This bookstore, to say the least, is unusual. In the age of huge, it’s small. In the age of digital, the lion’s share of books it sells are paper. Plus… Read more »
Hmmmm, Amazon is doing interesting things… again. Amazon turned off the buy buttons on big-six publishers’ Kindle books for several hours on Thursday night. The problem, which is now resolved,… Read more »
You may not be able to find Timothy Ferriss’s “The Four Hour Chef,” published by Amazon, at your local brick and mortar bookstore. Now that publication is at hand, that… Read more »
Authors can no longer review books on Amazon, according to this article. According to emails that author Steve Weddle has received from Amazon, authors cannot leave reviews for other authors because… Read more »
Remember when I complained how Minnesota has an odd law that bans certain online courses including the free (awesome) ones provided by Coursera? Common sense has won the day! Larry… Read more »
It’s not often my dander rises, in fact I like to think I’m a classic level headed Minnesotan drenched in “Minnesota Nice.” But today I’m riled. It all began when… Read more »
Colleen Lachowiwicz is a senatorial candidate in Maine. She’s also a level 85(!) Orc character in World of Warcraft. Her political opponents are using this information against her and have… Read more »
My Facebook feed is cluttered with folks oohing and aahing over the movie 2016: Obama’s America. I’ve taken some heat for carefully pointing out that there’s a slight possibility that… Read more »
I never would have given this article a second look until I was diagnosed with glaucoma. Now I find the prospect of legalizing marijuana intriguing… 9 Signs that Pot Legalization… Read more »
Now… I’m solidly pro-doc. If it weren’t for the medical profession, I wouldn’t have a husband. However, in the last few years, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among my peers…. Read more »
“To know that you have just been sentenced to death by Ayatollah Khomeini?” My response? Arugh!~! His response? Check out the link. Fascinating read. Highly recommended.
I usually don’t talk politics. Nothing can raise the dander of otherwise rational people more than politics (unless you want to throw religion in the mix). But I’m not talking… Read more »
The video/article I posted yesterday has been picked up by a few interesting media outlets. The New Yorker listed the article in their “Weekend Reading” recommendation and calls it one… Read more »
Here’s an interesting article outlining some of the dastardly deeds committed by some of the best-known online gurus. Instead of being a conduit for help, the internet was just one… Read more »
Funny. I wonder if it’ll ever get paid. 🙂 Link here.
But it doesn’t. This from Minnesota Daily: “Exploding pig farms?” Seems some funky bacteria (?) from factory farm hog enclosures is… well… look for yourself. Won’t be long, I’m sure,… Read more »
Looks like dolphins may learn to speak other languages. Go figure.
Headline states, “Harvard declares dairy not part of a healthy diet.” Here’s a quote: Harvard’s nutrition experts did not pull punches, declaring that the university’s food guide was based on… Read more »