Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Sit on It and Rotary

A lot of bloggers are looking askance at a new think tank for young people called the Zenith Global Citizenship Conference, which has been created to promote "(t)he concept of a ‘cosmopolitan citizenship’ (often interchangeable with global citizenship) suggests an allegiance to a new form of global civil society and a new global consciousness that conceptualizes a ‘cosmopolitan order transcending state boundaries and focusing on the rights of individuals.’" 

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

This Week in Weirdness: Picknett and Prince Revisited

Lynn Picknett and Clive Prince have a new book called The Masks of Christ coming out.  While I loved The Templar Revelation, I think their work on the Nine- The Stargate Conspiracy- has some outstanding research hobbled by some extremely unconvincing conclusions, some of which they touch upon in their interview. 

Monday, July 14, 2008

Heroes: The Nine (Wonders of the World)

Hayden Panettierre did a little impromptu striptease on the set of Heroes (you can see the whole thing here). As eye-catching as that is, there was something else I found a bit more interesting- where she was doing it.