Snippets #7, Saturday, 03.Jun.2000 (ISSN 1530-9622)
____________________S N I P P e T S
______________________________from James S. Huggins' Refrigerator Door
________________________________________#7, Saturday, 03.Jun.2000
1. Cool Stuff
2. New Award
Recent information includes:
_____Further Reading About COPPA
Part of JimWorld.com, this page provides links to additional resources about
COPPA: the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Jim was kind enough to
reference my COPPA compliance notice saying: “An excellent article dealing
with ways to step on COPPA land mines by accident.” Thanks, Jim.
_____Darwin Awards June Spotlight
This page features a great look back at the big hazards in a man’s life:
(1) intimate encounters with dangerous objects, (2) showing off for friends,
(3) losing your wits over a woman, (4) voyeurism, (5) living on the wrong
side of the law, (6) working.
_____Man drives pickup onto friend's roof as a stunt
This is the first part of a great story. Check this out. Then see part 2
_____Man who drove truck onto roof being sought by Kent police
Not quite the Darwin Awards. But close.
_____High Schools Discourage Use of Free e-Mail Sites
Unbelievable. Each school in Houston get 50 whole megabytes for websites at
the whole school. This website takes twice that! Paul Simon’s song keeps
ringing in my ears: “When I look back at all the crap I learned in high
school, it’s a wonder I can think at all.”
_____Light exceeds Its Own Speed Limit, or Does It?”: No, I don’t understand
the article yet. But it is still fascinating.
_____Move Over, Dan Rather
She has a cute shock of teal-green hair, a button nose and a voice once
described as Barbie on Quaaludes. She moves. She emotes. She reads the
latest news. The news is real, but Ananova is not. She is a news droid, a
_____The Passive/Aggressive Job Seeker
Recruiters are desperate for the IT pros who are working, not looking. But
there are ways to make sure you get discovered as a non-job-hunter.
I received a new award for my website.
Lissa's Award: Web Site excellence