Clark Smiley liked to win.
Why shouldn’t you let a 16-year old use a handheld Dell computer to keep score during a chess match? Continue reading “Technology makes it easy to cheat at chess”
In 1997, 38 members of the religious group "Heaven’s Gate" were convinced by leaders Marshall Applewhite and Bonnie Nettles to commit mass suicide so a UFO could take them to a "level of existence above human."
Continue reading ““In matters of religion it is very easy to deceive a man, and very hard to undeceive him.””
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– Galileo Galilei
Continue reading ““All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.””
The American summer of 2012 is hot.
If you’ve got an air conditioner to keep you cool, it costs a lot to run.
So when you get an automated phone call telling you about a federal program that will help pay your utility bills and reimburse you up to $1,000, that’s good news. Continue reading ““Summertime, and the scamming is easy…””