Saudi Arabia's morality police stamp out red roses

The Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, Saudi Arabia's powerful religious vigilantes, have banned shops from selling any red flowers in the run-up to Valentines Day on February 14.


Google Maps

If you haven't seen it yet, you should check out Google's new map service. And for those of you that are interested in how they pull it off, have a look at this article.


You've Got Mail!

If we end the Postal Service's government-backed monopoly, will private carriers deliver better alternatives?

Why Does Windows Still Suck?

"Here is your brand new car, sir. Drive it off the lot. Yay yay new car. Suddenly, new car shuts off. New car barely starts again and then only goes about 6 miles per hour and it belches smoke and every warning light on the dashboard is blinking on and off and the tires are screaming and the heater is blasting your feet and something smells like burned hair. You hobble back to the dealer, who only says, gosh, sorry, we thought you knew -- that's they way they all run. Enjoy!"