The Null Device
Excellent Salon article, enumerating the 7 vices of highly creative people:
Be a drinker Begin with a Smoke Put Gambling First Think Oysters Seek Fashion First, Then seek to be Understood Sex Abuse the Card
The latest Narcolombian drug craze: Burundanga, a "zombie powder" which induces total obedience and temporary amnesia. (via Rebecca's Pocket)
The Onion gets into the true spirit of Valentine's Day.
The UK's Royal College of Physicians calls for nicotine to be classified as a hard drug, alongside heroin and cocaine. (BBC News)
In the wake of the electricity crisis, the Victorian government considers commissioning a new generator. But will it be wind-powered or coal-powered? (The Age)