A Norton Internet Security dialogue box just popped up to say, “A recent attempt to attack this computer was blocked.” Great, but wouldn't it also be useful to say: “A recent attempt to attack this computer succeeded. Sorry about that. We'll try harder next time.”?
Salon’s Andrew Leonard attempts to walk people through the causes of the stock market freakout of recent days (free with a day pass).
Russia announced Friday it would restore long-range patrols with its strategic bombers, something that hasn’t happened since 1992. Those Russians who would like to hear the BBC’s Russian service broadcast on FM? Fuggedaboutit:
From the AP story on CTV.ca: Giving its green screen a temporary rest, the Comedy Central series will air “Operation Silent Thunder: `The Daily Show’ in Iraq,” several onsite dispatches filed by Senior War Correspondent Rob Riggle. Riggle will provide what the network calls “in-depth coverage and insights from the front lines.” Riggle is a [...]