On the Termine page on this local website of a German political party is some rather scary news (at the bottom of the list:
Exclusive! Dr Evil’s latest weapon is a satellite to destroy Canada!
Well, they may not have caught Osama or Mullah Omar, but at least one dangerous international criminal is now safely behind bars.
I finally took advantage of the fact that I was eligible for Irish citizenship. A trip to the embassy with my birth certificate, €70 and four weeks later, I received this:
Point and drool
Joel Spolsky’s book on designing computer interfaces is good reading, but this part made me pay attention:
I feel like I’ve just wasted a day of my life.
My mother found an old document, and I’ve scanned and reformatted it as a web page, keeping to the original format as closely as possible (old-fashioned semicolon spacing and all)—all with XHTML+CSS. It’s about my great-grandfather and great-great-uncle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne–based wood and stone carvers, and gushing in its praise of their work. I’m not sure exactly where it came from; the page I scanned was reprinted from an original article from 1934, but was obviously somewhat newer.