Archive for December, 2001

Fifteen Minutes of Your Life You Will Never Get Back

Posted December 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

There is a rumor going around that the Internet will save you time and money and make you a more productive person. That you are reading this website at all indicates that you likely realize this claim is about as true as Michael Eisner declaring he has no ill will for DreamWorks and Jeffrey Katzenberg. […]

Questions to Expect When You’re Expecting

Posted December 1, 2001 By Pattie Gillett

As most of our regular Not News readers know, Dave and I are expecting our first child in April of 2002 (or whenever he or she feels like arriving, but that’s the ballpark). Since this is our first pregnancy, there’s been a great deal for us to learn and get used to in a relatively […]

Racism on the Front Page

Posted December 1, 2001 By Kevin Ott

Pick up your local newspaper and flip through it. Look at all the photos. Look closely. Notice all the local pictures of nonwhites and other minorities? Not really, huh? Well, don’t be surprised. There’s been a lack of real-life and everyday portrayals of blacks, Latinos, Asians, gays, lesbians and just about every other type of […]

You Know What I Mean

Posted December 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

There are a couple of interesting threads in our Philosophy forums right now on the nature of an individual’s relationship to society and on the nature of language; while the technicalities of these topics may make them seem like two separate issues, many philosophers have tried to show that they are, in fact, vitally connected. […]