Asides

03
Nov
2009
James

Consumerism in America

Women are the key influencers in about 80% of all consumer product sales in the United States. (Source: Why She Buys – Amazon)

12
Oct
2009
James

Alaska coastline

More than half of the coastline of the entire United States is in Alaska.

20
Oct
2005
James

Paradise lost

did you know that the rate of rainforest loss throughout the globe is approximately equal to two football fields per second?

10
Oct
2005
James

Priceless

Every morning you are handed 24 golden hours. They are one of the few things in this world that you get free of charge. If you had all the money in the world, you couldn’t buy an extra hour. What will you do with this priceless treasure?

05
Oct
2005
James

World War IV

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

02
Oct
2005
James

Triumph of Evil

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.

Haile Selassie I Ras Tafari

01
Oct
2005
James

Waste

Some kinds of waste really are disgusting. SUVs, for example, would arguably be gross even if they ran on a fuel which would never run out and generated no pollution. SUVs are gross because they’re the solution to a gross problem. (How to make minivans look more masculine.)

Paul Graham

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