Chrysler just filed for bankruptcy and the US government either has or is about to take a controlling stake in GM. But don’t worry; this whole recession business is just media hype. The real danger here is Swine Flu.
As of today I will no longer be reading The Globe and Mail. It has been a source of great irritation but sometimes humour, alas only because of the idiocy of the articles and stupidity of the columnists and editors. … Continue reading
The original Star Wars film, that’s Episode IV: A New Hope, has been in the top 10 highest grossing films in time and people fail to recognise how truly amazing that is. I have some figures for you to contemplate. … Continue reading
::THUMB:strange-ebay-email.png:right:ebay email:: I got a couple emails the other day, and they seemed to me as they were just your standard ‘phishing’ emails, so I promptly deleted them and carried on my way. I got another one today and decided … Continue reading
Hmmm. What I just read sounds an awful lot like what I devoted 90% of my 2 MA years to: frontiers, the greatest military power of the time, and keeping out those pesky barbarians. I have to admit that I … Continue reading
So…I replied to a blog on the Warwick university website in part about the apparent lack of quality of the US football (soccer) team. I defended them, and did a fairly good job too. I said that I wouldn’t be … Continue reading
I haven’t posted anything substantial in quite sometime; the only things that I have posted have been on a different site – my Warwick blog – and it’s focused entirely on my research so it’s of little relevance here. I’ll … Continue reading
Read The Globe and Mail article about the hurricane Katrina and donations from nations around the world. Discuss any of the following: 1. The uselessness of national debt/credit when one countries loans another money for disaster aid, then the same … Continue reading