scotland

  • Parents blame kids' failing test scores on Wikipedia

    Parents blame kids' failing test scores on Wikipedia

    Dumb kids in Scotland are failing tests not because they’re dumb, or because they haven’t properly prepared, but because Wikipedia is evil and mean and “littered with inaccuracies.” Shucks, and I thought Wikipedia was to be trusted 100 percent of the time. Right, so the Scottish Parent Teacher Council, which just sounds like a fun group, hated on Wikipedia the other… Read More

  • Car repair joint sued for copyright infringement

    Car repair joint sued for copyright infringement

    Ugh. I give up. This isn’t good for my stress. I can’t keep reading these articles. It’s too draining. I feel like Lewis Black back when he was still relevant. Anyway, the Performing Rights Society has brought a suit against Scotland’s "Kwik-Fit" chain of car repair shops because "Kwik-Fit mechanics routinely use personal radios while working at… Read More

  • The Futurist: Hands-On With The Neatest New Nanotech

    The Futurist: Hands-On With The Neatest New Nanotech

    So I’m here in Scotland with Audiofile Mike. It turns out that this home of The Highlander and hooliganism not only takes credit for bringing the world television, penicillin, and cloned sheep, but is now a steaming hotbed of new nanotechnology research. We spent the past week checking out bleeding edge nano, including ways of using OLED lights to smooth out skin cancer, microscopic… Read More