More reasons not to trust the Internet

Yahoo recently ran a story about a man suffocated by a stripper’s breasts… but it was a hoax first published in a tabloid. You may have heard recent reports about the airliner passenger stuck to a toilet seat. (MSNBC, BBC, CNN)  Note that no names or dates are given. It’s a hoax. (Unless it’s a cover-up.)More reasons not to trust the Internet

I Want my Arts & Letters Daily

"The Web has decentralized the control of ideas, as A&LD proves. A few years ago the exchange of opinions and theories had to be managed by people living in great metropolitan centres, the intellectual world’s version of imperialism. But with the Web it can be done anywhere." Robert Fulford —I Want my Arts & Letters Dailyb> (National Post)