Here are some good vegetarian vacation ideas including cruises and vegetarian travel agencies. The best-sounding one is also the most expensive: a cooking tour of Umbria.
The New York Public Library has digitized 275,000 images from their collection and put them online in this amazing gallery.
In the wake of more feuds and another shooting, the rap kingpin returns with “The Massacre.” Check out the new songs, older hits and excerpts from our exclusive interview.
The album of the week is Mars Volta’s Frances the Mute.
The 17th annual Premio Lo Nuestro Latin music awards on February 24 honored 2004’s best Latin artists in categories like pop, tropical and regional Mexican music.
Cory Doctorow’s I, Robot remix is great stuff. It features a future North American nation-state that has fallen hopelessly behind its Eurasian rival because it bans disruptive technologies (a la the DMCA).
“You live in a country where it is illegal to express certain mathematics in software, where state apparatchiks regulate all innovation, where inconvenient science is criminalized, where whole avenues of experimentation and research are shut down in the service of a half-baked superstition about the moral qualities of your three laws, and you call my home corrupt? Arturo, what happened to you? You weren’t always this susceptible to the Big Lie.”
“And you didn’t use to be the kind of woman who abandoned her family,” he said.
“The reason we’re not winning the war is that we don’t want to hurt people, but we do want to destroy your awful, stupid state. So we fight to destroy as much of your materiel as possible with as few casualties as possible.”
“You live in a failed state, Arturo. In every field, you lag Eurasia and CAFTA: medicine, art, literature, physics… All of them are subsets of computational science and your computational science is more superstition than science. I should know. In Eurasia, I have collaborators, some of whom are human, some of whom are positronic, and some of whom are a little of both â€””
No crackers, Gromit, we’ve forgotten the crackers!