- September 11 -- what year? 30 percent of Americans don't know - Yahoo! News:
Some 30 percent of Americans cannot say in what year the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against New York's World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington took place, according to a poll published in the Washington Post newspaper."The cutesy shorthand didn't include the year," they protested. "We can't be expected to learn more than the media uses as news ticker text!"
- Kids struggle with verbs, adjectives | NEWS.com.au:
Fewer than half of all Year 7 students could identify verbs or adjectives and only 7 per cent could spell 'definitely' in a literacy test sat by all NSW students entering high school this year.That's right people, there's no 'a' in 'definitely'.
- The Sydney Morning Herald Blogs: photographers / Walking in a winter wonderland Archives:
In Australia, the sound bite rules the day, hence the dominance of talking heads on our TVs. Photographers in Australia are perceived as a threat and of no real use to the distribution of the message of the day and are thus rarely granted access to the inner sanctum of power.
- melbournegoths: not your favourite Auntie... just for info...:
It is now safe to say that the clip for Snog?s Crash Crash has, in an anonymous bureaucratic way, been banned. Why? Shouldn?t ?alternative music? be able to express an opinion? Clearly not, unless it is in accordance with the government?s dishonest and bloodthirsty policy. By their censorship, Rage and the ABC give their tacit approval to that policy.
- Tweak3D.net - Windows XP 15 Minute Tune-Up
- YouTube - Nintendo Noise Makers. Awesome!
- Scrutinize Halo director's CV (with videos) [update 1] - Joystiq. more work by the guy who created dancing and skating citroens... oh and apparently he's doing some little thing with some game, some minor title on xbox. *ducks*
Add Your Comments
Please use Name/URL or an OpenID option rather than posting anonymously.