Every Wednesday, rocker Andrew WK (previously
) answers reader questions in his Village Voice advice column
. He can be deep
("Ideally, life shouldn't be an ongoing struggle to see the glass half-full, but rather an appreciation that there's a glass at all") and inspirational
. Today, a reader asks him whether he should start using heroin
Ding Dong, DADT is dead.
Today marks the end of another era of discrimination
against Americans who wish to serve in the armed forces. The Washington Post provides a handy recap
Facebook jumps on the Metafilter Bandwagon with New Q&A Offering
Other recent entrants in our market include Ask.com
, which is relying on experts to answer questions, Aardvark
which asks your friends to do the work, and our favorite love-to-hate-em, Yahoo answers
which is teaming with both terrible (hilarious) questions and answers
The Facebook offering will be totally public and searchable by google, with questions answerable by anyone with a Facebook account. It looks like the questions you ask will be tied to your real profile.
Anyone in the Beta have a screen shot?
Ask a Biologist.
"We think that kids don't always get the access to real scientific information (or real scientists!) outside of the classroom so we are here to do just that." One of the newest in a line of question-and-answer sites, this one is run by fifty professional scientists and directed toward school kids. Is is possible to clone dinosaurs
? Why do I sneeze when I look at the sun?
How many mutations do I have?
How do polar bears keep their feet warm?
Ask A Ninja.
Have a question? Now you know who to ask. What is Podcasting
? What's it like being a Ninja
? How can we save the Internet
? Do you want to come over and watch some Merchant Ivory films
with me? Oh, and the theme song
is pretty catchy too. Lots of embedded flash, with links to download or subscribe as well
The E Commerce Times
is reporting that Ask Jeeves
may be trying to purchase Bloglines.
Web Tapestry, Cheap Names, Areti Internet Ltd.
... These are just a few of the UK based web hosts I have discovered while trying to find one for myself.
My question to any UK residents is: which UK web host do you use/would you recommend? The well known ISPs (Direct Connection for example) are extortionate.