All posts by Ian Hecht

This study, completed recently in

June 13, 2002 Comments Off on This study, completed recently in

This study, completed recently in Massachusetts, reveals what we have often suspected. Most people are basically good, and the ones that aren’t are most often jerks, but everyone lies Read More »

From the “Sometimes I’m ashamed

June 12, 2002 Comments Off on From the “Sometimes I’m ashamed

From the “Sometimes I’m ashamed to admit I’m a Christian, but I shouldn’t have to be” desk : this lovely article on another area of life that the Southern Baptists have all wrong (in addition to their recent stance on ... Read More »

I wonder if they could

June 12, 2002 Comments Off on I wonder if they could

I wonder if they could launch all of N’Synch into space, then forget to bring them back down… Come to think of it, they might get more sponsors that way – can you think of anyone who’d pay $20 to ... Read More »

I didn’t realise how politically

June 11, 2002 Comments Off on I didn’t realise how politically

I didn’t realise how politically knowledgeable my college and career group was until I tried to have a discussion with a couple of guys at work about politics. Their answers could have been taken directly from the op-ed pages of ... Read More »

Think you’re a trivia buff?

June 11, 2002 Comments Off on Think you’re a trivia buff?

Think you’re a trivia buff? Think again! These questions recently were asked of the Geeks and the Nerds at LinuxWorld Expo. How many can you answer? I got maybe Read More »

Does this mean we can

June 10, 2002 Comments Off on Does this mean we can

Does this mean we can get our money back from Ottawa if we aren’t getting what it’s supposed to give us, too Read More »

Go lawyers! They’ve finally found

June 10, 2002 Comments Off on Go lawyers! They’ve finally found

Go lawyers! They’ve finally found something they’re good for, namely scaring the EU into stopping their funding of the Palestinian Authority. Don’t believe that lawyers could possibly make themselves useful? Read on&# Read More »

I found the news article

June 10, 2002 Comments Off on I found the news article

I found the news article I was looking for… want to read something that’ll really bake your noodle (that’s from The Matrix, for those of you who weren’t paying attention)? This is a nice piece of revisionist history. Spot the ... Read More »

It’s strange… whilst I was

June 10, 2002 Comments Off on It’s strange… whilst I was

It’s strange… whilst I was searching for an old news story on Israel, I came across this brand-new newsweek cover story about E-bay. Read on. I thought I’d put it up because Mandi thinks I’m addicted to bidding (she might ... Read More »

This is the first post

June 10, 2002 1 Comment »

This is the first post to my new blog. I thought of trying to do this after it became increasingly difficult to find old news stories I wanted to show to people. Now I can collect them all in one ... Read More »