Blinq Archive: August, 2005

Today Is Your Blogday

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Happy Blogday, although I'm not sure if that should be two or three words. The rules are simple: Celebrate the day by recommending five good... Read more

Blogging the Breakdown

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New Orleans mayor says thousands could be dead.... Recovery will take years, President Bush says.... Red Cross preparing its largest effort... Read more

A Gas Of An Idea

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Thinking of not buying gas on Sept. 1 - just to stick it to the oil companies? Before you do that, stop by Snopes, the urban legends site... Read more

Pod People

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Two bits of news about iPods, one tantalizing, one troubling. A September announcement for a pocket-sized video player, perhaps at the Apple... Read more

Clean Up Time

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Some flotsam and jetsam from Hurricane Katrina, now heading north after leaving at least 50 dead along the Gulf Coast: An excellent one-stop... Read more

Road To Nowhere

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Twice now television images from Katrina have stopped me in my tracks, as the death toll rises toward 100, as 80 percent of New Orleans is... Read more

Katrina and the Waves

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What delivers a storm's fury? A wind-lashed television reporter doing a stand-up by the sea? Or a lone blogger typing while there's still... Read more

Woman Smart, Man Smarter?

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Two reports about the differences in the sexes, two controversial conclusions. The BBC has one that concludes woman smart, man smarter.... Read more