North Dakota native Chuck Klosterman did a piece today for NY Times Magazine that poses this quandary: Which Rock Star Will Historians of the Future Remember? 471 more words
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Above is a piece from The Atlantic on the place of cars in American life and the sheer absurdity of it all. A user posted it on Metafilter and it was off to the races with members kvetching on the evils and glories of the automobile. 466 more words
A few Potentially Asked Questions:
What’s a Gopher server?
Twenty bucks same as in— It’s a text-based menu-driven document retrieval system dating to the late pre-Septembrian era of the Internet, a kind of alternative approach to distributed document sharing that ended up being the Betamax to WWW’s VHS. 334 more words