October 2006 Archives

Computoredge: Cyber-Cyrano to the Rescue!


I suppose this shouldn't be too surprising, but now along with term papers and resumes, you can also buy love letters online. Can't get the right words down on the page for your sweetheart? Fear not. For $24.95 a year, you can join a service called LetterRep.com where you will have access to hundreds of possible letters for almost all occasions in life. Of course, there are a lot more than just love letters here, but the love letters are frankly the most entertaining. It takes a courageous person indeed to try using a plagiarized love letter from the Internet, rather than the real thing.


Here's just one example:

Killing the Eco-Friendly Way

According to the Sunday Times, we live in a world where there is now such a thing as "green munitions." British arms manufacturer BAE Systems is actually developing "environmentally friendly" weapons. These include low smoke grenades and lead-free bullets. Yes, that's friendly as in "friendly fire."
Jonathan Papelbon, I hereby challenge thee to a game of Scrabble. We all know that you can close out a baseball game in style. Let's see if you can finish off a Scrabble game with similar aplomb.
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