Monthly Archives: January 2007

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More On Google – Who is #1? Yahoo, that’s who!

In keeping with our earlier post about Googlebombing, I thought readers might find this interesting. (Via Slashdot.) Why “Yahoo” Is The #1 Search Term On Google An anonymous reader writes “Google Trends indicates that over the course of the past year the search term “Yahoo” became more popular than “sex”, making it the #1 query on Google. Yahoo apparently faces a similar dilemma with roles reversed: When you search for “Google” on Yahoo, Yahoo thoughtfully […]

SuperBowl in Perspective

Michael Smith of says we ought to Judge Smith, Dungy by character, not color While it is important that these are the first African-American coaches to make it to the SuperBowl he asks, So, then, why are we wasting so much (air) time talking about the colors of these men’s skin? I’ve been guilty of it for six paragraphs, but no more. It distracts us from what’s really important: what’s inside these men. And, […]


This is amazing. I saw the pictures on Flickr and then came across this article on MacBlog. Interview with Jeremy Mehrle – Über Mac Collector Recently a gallery of images of a basement that is part lounge and part museum surfaced on Flickr. I recently had a chance to talk to the man behind this undertaking and ask him a few questions. Could you please tell us a little about yourself? My name is Jeremy I’m […]

Scholar alumna to compete for Miss America

From our Penn State Schreyer Blog: Scholar alumna to compete for Miss America Scholar alumna to compete for Miss America UPDATE: Watch Monday night [tonight!] at 8PM on Country Music Television. Penn State alumna to compete for Miss America title Amazing. How many other universities can say that their top students not only are Goldwaters, Rhodes, Marshall, and other scholarship winners, but also in the running for Miss America? (Via Schreyer Honors College, Penn State.) […]

Making Articles Available Online

This is an appeal to my colleagues: Does anyone know the legality of making copies of articles one has published, either in a volume or a journal, available online? My assumption is that we are not allowed to do that, but given the medium of the blog and the limited access of some colleagues to resources I wondered if we might not be able to post our own articles on our own sites. So…does anyone […]