Tech Shows: "a list of the best free downloadable tech/gaming shows currently available on the Internet".
Graduate students who don't get university jobs should not consider themselves failures.
Edward Jay Epstein's list of "Hollywood's Best Blunders".
TIOBE Programming Community index: "gives an indication of the popularity of programming languages".
Three interesting, potentially useful applications of the Web:
An easy-to-use, powerful tool for seeing how fonts installed on your PC will look on a webpage.
Demographic and housing reports combined with Google Maps.
George Neumayr skewers Dan Rather's whining about the "new journalism order":
That Rather is fighting back tears these days is due to the shock of ending his career on a forgery ferreted out by the new journalistic order, and the unwillingness of CBS to back him up on the bogus report. As far as I know, he still hasn't disclaimed the forgery; O.J.-like, he is apparently still in search of letters confirming the "core truth" of his story. Through his tears, he is in effect saying to CBS: you guys didn't check my work for decades. Then you sideline me because of the complaints of some right-wing bloggers and media outlets?
"English can be such a beautiful language when used properly: literary masterpieces have been written in it and many eloquent speeches have been delivered in it; in the hands or on the tongues of the unwary, however . . .": Mangled English. (Via Tightly Wound.)