Thursday, February 28, 2008

It's Thursday Already

February 29th: The Ladies' Privilege.

Oz and Ends examines The Arrival, which I recommended a bit ago.

Keming is improper kerning. In the comments of the original post: This is the basis for a puzzler: What part of a ship turns into its opposite when the "rn" is turned into an "m"? Very easy, but I did have to think about it for a moment.

What If Joss Whedon Wrote Doctor Who.

Scary exchange student story. I think the fact that the kid didn't complain to his parents is chilling.

Street Racing. An accident in Maryland claimed 8 lives when people watching a race in the darkness (in the middle of the street) where hit by a car that was not involved in the race itself.

Cryptomundo reports on an old mystery of the Ural mountains, in which 9 experienced skiers died when they abandoned their shelter in the night for unknown reasons, and ran out nearly unclad into the freezing weather. That alone would have been unusual, but some of the skiers had massive internal injuries when they were found months later.