Month: February 2007

The Cult of the Talking Cross

I’m starting to put up some images from my recent trip to the Yucatan. As part of the project I’m revamping the Maya World section of my site…

Cenote X’Keken near Valladolid

I’m just back from a trip to el mundo Maya. This photo (click the photo — or here — for a larger view, via Flickr) was taken in…

How to Disable Snap Link Previews

You’ve seen them — the annoying little bits of bling, as Nick Wilson aptly characterized them — that pop up a little thumbnail of the page a link…

New World / New Words Finally Being Published?

This project (which I did as a volunteer, to support the mission of the Center for the Art of Translation) has really been moving at a snail’s pace….

Angry Black People Not Welcome at Wikipedia?

The Wikipedia gestapo have struck again. Some idiot named “Acalamari,” who is a big Christina Aguilera and Star Trek fan, believes that “having race and an extreme emotion…

“The Dumbing Down of America”

That’s how the source titles this page. It’s said to be actual courtroom testimony, taken down by “court reporters who had the torment of staying calm and quiet…

Cousin Kerry, Master Alpine and Western Yodeler

Sista Annie will like this one. I figure Kerry Christensen must be someone’s cousin, even if not ours. Click the groovy photo to hear samples of his yodeling…