If Microsoft was forced to exclude Internet Explorer from Windows, how would I download Mozilla Firefox? With their arcane command-line FTP utility? Bah!

Child Pornography Database

Yes, you read the title properly. ISPs, in league with law enforcement officials, want to create a database of child pornography images. Apparently (though I haven't made this leap of logic in my own head), this will assist them in catching perverts, because if any files that the pervert downloads, match the files in the database, then they will either be notified, or will block it, or something.

Quote of the week

"I don't believe [homosexuality is a sin]. Some people come into this world with affections ordered toward other people of the same gender and some people come into this world with affections directed at people of the other gender.

Another rugby injury

I'm going to admit it (again). I watch professional wrestling, and I enjoy it. The reason I mention this, is because I'm used to hearing in the professional wrestling arena about career- and life-ending neck injuries. People say wrestling is fake, but the falls, the moves and the injuries (and deaths) are not fake.

Darwin Award for 2006

Well I must say that America trains them really young. According to News24 (related link), a six-year old boy plunged 27 metres (9 storeys) to his death from the top of a Ferris Wheel at the San Joaquin County Fair. The article then glosses over a minor detail: the boy, who was alone in the gondola, tried to climb out!