Saturday, December 29, 2007

Goodbye Netscape

AOL has decided to finally put an end to Netscape, the web browser that essentially made the World Wide Web accessible to everybody with a dialup connection. In 1994, when Netscape came on the scene, Microsoft thought that the internet was just a gimmick. When they realized that was a miscalculation, they set out to develop a browswer that would be bundled with Windows. They also discouraged computer makers from offering Netscape on their computer desktops. This decision led to the Microsoft monopoly suit that called for the breakup of the company. This decision wasn't pursued by the Bush Justice Department, which dropped the lawsuit after Microsoft said they'd play nice.

Read more here, here and here.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

O’Reilly creates a ninth day of Hanukkah

Despite declaring “victory” in the “War on Christmas” this week, Bill O’Reilly continued to harp on his favorite subject.

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Maybe the ninth day is when he gets a falafel.

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Is This Planet Earth?

People are dying on the streets, they have no jobs to go to because the only thing that's left here are jobs in the service industry, and they're worried about this? Can you please tell me what planet we're on? Do you have your phaser on? I need to know.

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Saturday, December 08, 2007

Is it Chanukah or Hannukah?

Check this out and decide. Click on the photo of the ham to read more.

Also, don't miss the comments, here.

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