Signs the World is Ending Archives

  1. Age of Ignorance

    I feel like this quote does a good job of capturing my feelings behind why I have no kill switch on awesome: From www.nybooks.com: Widespread ignorance bordering on idiocy is our new national goal. It’s no use pretending otherwise and telling us, as Thomas Friedman did in the Times a few days ago, that educated…

  2. Stop SOPA/PIPA

    I’ve been busy with work, but I’ve been keeping my eye on the news. Politics have always been a bit…screwy. I’m not sure if they’re getting more screwier or I’m becoming more aware of what’s going on. – maybe just more cynical. Representative Lamar Smith and Senator Patrick Leahy now joins the ranks of former…

  3. Seattle Refuses to Use Salt

    …that’s the headline from today’s Seattle Times. After reading the article (well, the above the fold part at least) I can’t believe how idiotic the city is. This is really just precious:
    To hear the city’s spin, Seattle’s road crews are making …

  4. Super Bowl EULA

    Read this blurb and tell me what you think:
    Got a giant-screen TV? Planning a huge party to watch the Super Bowl this weekend? You’d better watch how many people you invite and how you promote your gathering, or you may be in violation of NFL rul…

  5. $0.002 ≠ ¢0.002

    Sometimes, I think the world may have a chance. And then I stumble upon something like this:

    George is having a problem with Verizon. George was going to Canada and wanted to confirm the price of using his data connection. Verzion quoted him a …

  6. No Fucking Way

    I can never believe how people can do and say things so obviously ignorant of reality and yet still be put in positions of great power. The latest example, the one and only Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. From CNet.com:

    During a speech in No…

  7. An Open Letter To America Online

    I’ve railed against AOL for sometime now, but this takes the cake. And no, this is not that hoax letter that has been circulating the Internet for the last 10 years that everyone, you, and your grandma have all recieved saying that AOL is going to…

  8. Worse Than John Kerry

    Don Verrilli, the RIAA’s lawyer (or at least one of them) said this to the Supreme Court:
    "The record companies, my clients, have said, for some time now, and it’s been on their website for some time now, that it’s perfectly lawful to take a CD t…