Autocomplete, Religious Tolerance Edition

It’s been a long time since I posted about the interesting, at times disturbing, insights that appear in Google’s autocomplete suggestions. Autocomplete displays potential searches based on the first couple words entered in the search box. The suggestions are based on the search activity of all web users and the context of the web pages […]

Weekend Edition: 12-7

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Thanksgiving Is a Verb (“So, what can we do to bring balance back to the relationship between community and isolation? Give a shit.”)

Debunked Adage of the Week

Outside the U.S., sometimes the law is not an ass and it even can be a different animal entirely

Bookish Linkage


Other people’s lives

“Live your own life.” How many times have we heard or said that? But yesterday I was reminded of an exception to that rule, albeit in a nonliteral sense.

When I was picking up a couple books from the library, I realized both were biographies. That in and of itself is not unusual. What got […]

Weekend Edition: 11-30

Bulletin Board

In Memoriam: Brian Griffin

Next Saturday is Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day, Currently, bookstores in Pierre, Rapid City and Sioux Falls are participating.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

I Hope My Father Dies Soon (“I’d like to proactively end his suffering and let him go out with some dignity. […]

I agree with the Pope??!?!

Although I have other issues with Catholicism, one thing that’s always bothered me about it and virtually all Christian religions is the tendency to pick and choose what tenets to apply. Catholicism often seems far more interested in political issues like contraception, abortion, and gay marriage than what I gathered to be the essence of […]