Monthly Archives: February 2009

Human Rights strike again

February 26, 2009 2 Comments »

I’m not sure the article can be explained any simpler than this: Preop transsexual files grievance over request to join women-only gym; owner says he was still thinking about it. Two key quotes: Afroze Edwards, a spokeswoman for the Ontario ... Read More »

Israel Election, Again

February 21, 2009 Comments Off on Israel Election, Again

It sounds like Netanyahu has been chosen to be Israel Prime Minister.  Good news I think.  By the way, this election is a good reason to oppose proportional representation.  I’d hope he can form a government without extremists, and without ... Read More »

What I read 02/13/2009

February 13, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/13/2009

The Ultimate Collection Of Free Photoshop Patterns | Developer’s Toolbox | Smashing Magazine As with all Smashing offerings, high quality textures for use with Photoshop or any other editing software available for free. tags: photoshop, texture, image, free newsmap Geographically ... Read More »

What I read 02/12/2009

February 12, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/12/2009

Behaving Well Online, Middle School Edition « Megan Golding A simple well-written set of guidelines for students posting and commenting online. tags: blogging, Etiquette, netiquette, manners, online Miro HD Video Player | Free internet tv and video podcast player. An ... Read More »

What I read 02/11/2009

February 11, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/11/2009

Photo laboratory ( – Free Stock Photo / A site for high-quality free stock photos. Great images. tags: photography, photos, copyright, stock, free YouTube – The Internet Overdose Song (w/FREE mp3) Funny take on Web 2.0 from the perspective ... Read More »

Israel Election

February 11, 2009 Comments Off on Israel Election

It appears the Israel election was pretty much a tie, with Kadima winning 29 seats and Likud 28.  I am a Netanyahu fan, so I was hoping for a Likud win.  Likud had been ahead in the polls.  The Labor ... Read More »

What I read 02/10/2009

February 10, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/10/2009

MMR doctor Andrew Wakefield fixed data on autism – Times Online Apparently, the doc who first found a link between the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine and rates of autism in kids faked his data to prove his point. tags: ... Read More »


February 8, 2009 1 Comment »

Interesting article on Canada’s relatively good position:  The mortgage interest deductation v. homeowner percentage is notable Read More »

What I read 02/07/2009

February 7, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/07/2009

Op-Ed Contributor – Till Children Do Us Part – Interesting NYT article on the reported drop in marital satisfaction after having kids. The author contends that this drop can almost all be accounted for in couples who did not ... Read More »

What I read 02/06/2009

February 6, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/06/2009

50 Free Photoshop Brush Sets You Should Bookmark | Photoshop Tutorials A collection of high-quality photoshop brushes including metal, floral and others. tags: photoshop, brushes, PSD, resources – Who do you want to be today? Like the carnival booths ... Read More »

What I read 02/04/2009

February 4, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/04/2009

Academic Earth – Video lectures from the world’s top scholars A huge collection of online education lectures in video format. A large number of different subjects are represented. tags: lectures, education, academic, learning, university, research, videos, cchs-general Periodic Tables A ... Read More »

What I read 02/03/2009

February 3, 2009 Comments Off on What I read 02/03/2009

Framing (visual arts) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A short article on framing in visual media – best content is in the links below the article. tags: framing, article, resources Dangerously Irrelevant: A taste of honey Excellent metaphor for why ... Read More »