In a daring rejoinder to the kind of anti-ginger prejudice (previously
) that can fictionally manifest itself as gingercide
, one brave redhead gets his hair did
, going from suedehead to fashion plate in “nine long months.”
The war against red-haired males. [Time.com]
Cryos International, the world’s largest sperm bank, recently announced that it will be turning away redheaded donors at the door. The company’s red-haired sperm supply is full up, and not often called upon. Clinic director Ole Schou told a Danish newspaper that parents are inclined to select donors who are physically similar to themselves, and red’s rareness makes it an unpopular choice.
, teased, and in need of a refuge
? Photographer Jenny Wicks' new project, Root Ginger
, asks the question: Is gingerism
one of the last acceptable prejudices
America at 10 MPH:
Josh Caldwell is riding a Segway from Seattle to Boston. He's already gone over 2800 miles. [This project is independent of Segway.]
Oh no...not again...
In the latest twist to the long-running Ginger saga, it's now being rumored that the two-wheeled device unveiled by inventor Dean Kamen last December isn't in fact the real deal.
The Segway revolution has begun.
"Three Atlanta, Georgia organizations are the first to buy a fleet of Segway transporters." "Fleet," what a visually scary word. Forget priests touching little boys in naughty places and the numerous wars going on in this world, the fact someone actually bought a Segway is CNN’s
new top story.
Ginger... iMac... Yahoo?
It looks like Yahoo! is taking a page from Steve Jobs's book
, promising something that's 'so big there's never been anything like it on the Internet, or anywhere else.' Liftoff is 1 PM Pacific Time on Wednesday which, incidentally, is just after trading closes at NASDAQ.
'It', or 'Ginger' is finally here
While official announcements will be made tomorrow morning, there are a few first looks around the web.
Officially named Segway, and overhyped for a really long time, it probably be as huge as everyone has said, but looks like it definately could make things interesting.
Tons of info about this mysterious device! Does 'IT' stand for Individual Transportation?
You thought it had gone away..
but Ginger appears to be back in the news again. This time it's an upcoming Inside
magazine article that purports to conclusively reveal that "IT" is a two-wheeled scooter running on a hydrogen-powered engine. After all the hype
nearly two months ago, is this the answer? Does anyone even care anymore?
gets a domain. The interesting thing is now maybe less how world-changing IT
might be (most dreamers I know, at least, have gone from wide-eyed Bradburian dreaming to the expectation of disappointment to resigned cynicism by now), but how the commercial game will play itself out. I feel all dirty now.
"IT," also known as "Ginger," has not yet been released by its inventor, but we'll be glad to notify you by e-mail
when we actually know what IT is and if IT will be available for purchase from Amazon.com.
What is "IT"?
National Medal of Technology winner demos some kind of hush-hush invention to Bezos, Jobs, and Doerr: the consensus view is that it's bigger than the PC. Either one of the most stunning inventions of all time or one of the most stunning publicity stunts of all time. Possibly both.