Sunday, January 28, 2007

"Which SF writer are you" meme

A meme I stumbled across thanks to Boing Boing determines which SF writer you are. I was hoping for Heinlein, or maybe Burroughs. Guess I'll need to look into this guy:

I am:

Hal Clement (Harry C. Stubbs)

A quiet and underrated master of "hard science" fiction who, among other things, foresaw integrated circuits back in the 1940s.

Which science fiction writer are you?

Monday, January 08, 2007

Alice Cooper still not inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Van Halen, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, R.E.M., the Ronettes and Patti Smith. But no Alice Cooper. Sigh. He's gonna be so pissed.

Link (via Digg).

Friday, January 05, 2007

Social Security billions could go to illegal aliens

Via Digg: About to become law is an agreement allowing illegal aliens to get Social Security benefits after only 18 months of employment in the U.S., further burdening a system on the brink of collapse. U.S. citizens must show 10 years, or 40 quarters of job history, to collect benefits.

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