The Null Device
Alternative authors' versions of Lord of the Rings. Ever wondered how Tolkien's masterwork would read, had it been written instead by, say, Ian Fleming or Oscar Wilde? (via Rebecca's Pocket)
Women-haters vs. baby-killers: Bush administration reclassifies foetuses as "unborn children" in a prenatal care plan. This move has alarmed some observers, who suspect that the reclassification is an attempt by the notoriously theocratic administration to undermine women's reproductive rights.
An article about the state of Cocoa support under Python. In short, some progress is being made with pyobjc (and Python 2.2's improved object system), but it's not there yet.