Month: November 26, 2008

Nov 26,2008

Meanwhile, in the news section…

The Times is doing some real reporting: TBILISI, Georgia — A parliamentary hearing on the origins of the war between Georgia and Russia in August ended in a furor on...

Nov 26,2008

Optimism

I got so wrapped up in kvetching about that awful Bobby Jindal piece in Esquire a month back, I forgot to give them their propers for letting Bjorn Lomborg rattle...

Nov 25,2008

Felicitous Phrases

Shamelessly ripping off Tyler Cowen, I present today’s sentence of the day: “The more money that was paid, the more men that were laid, the more ladies that were made.”...

Nov 25,2008

Why the iPhone Is Cool

This: “Steve Demeter wrote ‘Trism’, a sliding-block, color-matching puzzle game, in his spare time, and put it on Apple’s App Store for $4.99. Just two months later, the game had...