September 2005

Search.CSS – simple Google search CSS style

Religion may hurt society – “RELIGIOUS belief can cause damage to a society, contributing towards high murder rates, abortion, sexual promiscuity and suicide, according to research published today.”

GirlHacker’s Random Log – freaking great simple blog design; gets around the “titling” problems by, well, not titling. we clap on the downbeat – “If I were to make a list of things I am “doing” right now, it would be long and impressive and possibly even make you wonder [how I] can get it all done. Well, here’s the answer: I don’t.”

Team Varna II – finally a cool-looking position for a recumbent…wonder if it’s practical for a long ride?

Invisible Children/ Child Soldiers – discussion on

Children Solidarity Foundation – providing reconstructive surgery for child burn victims in poor countries. Very disturbing images…

The Opiates of the Middle Class – hopefully Google can stay objective and avoid leading people in biased ways, like the protagonist here: “He believes in the news media providing an accurate representation of the risks in the world. They don’t. By what I call the narrative fallacy, the media distorts our mental map of…more

SaveMyAss – send flowers on a schedule; one small part of the “life economy” trend…

Backfence: You may get a charge out of this – “Anything that complicates things for the end-user is invariably described as improvement. (‘Dear customers: To serve you better, we are now placing rabid explosive wolverines in the parking lot.’)” – James Lileks