The platypus is a rare animal, of course, an egg-laying mammal (monotreme). I've seen them in Australia, and they are fascinating, but really peculiar looking. "Platibook" is my name for much of Facebook, where people cite platitudes (definition: a remark or
An act of generosity is most impressive, ironically, when it isn't public, when no one's name appears on a building, when you do something for someone in need and don't post it on Facebook, when there's no mention in a
"Derivative" means "imitative of the work of another." It's not quite theft, but nor is it anywhere near original. If you glance at LinkedIn these days, for example, you'll find a slew of "talking heads," people looking into a camera and
There was an article in the Times today about an ignition locking device that prevents a car from starting if the driver is inebriated. That sounds like a good idea, right? Well, this article indicated there "could be dangerous conditions"