The State of the Union poll on Slashdot is pretty funny. The different poll options are the ways moderators can rate Slashdot posts.
Bad News Bears find the $1.8 billion AOL Time Warner Center in NYC, since AOL Time Warner lost $48 billion this quarter. Isn't it kind of dumb when architects say, "You could live in this building for your entire life." People don't need a skyscraper for that. They're called shut-ins, and they manage in a one-floor house.
Shaq's insensitive remarks translated in Chinese.
In the New Yorker, kids as captive focus groups (fiction).
New book: Ancient Egyptian Wisdom for the Internet
Teen survives car crash by dangling from power lines, attributes everything to God's will