Monday, April 04, 2005

Sears - the official history

Sears Archives Home Page leads to over a century's worth of history of the chain and American retailing.

I still haven't quite forgiven them for dropping the catalog though.

Sunday, April 03, 2005

Man freed after 13 years

Cases like this don't do much for my faith in the justice system.

Michael Schiavo in hiding after death threats

Anger at Mr Schiavo's actions has been fuelled by the revelation that a court order from a county judge, George Greer, who repeatedly refused the Schindlers' pleas to let their daughter live, will allow him to have her cremated and her ashes interred in Pennsylvania. The Schindlers' request for a share of the ashes or even a lock of their daughter's hair has also been refused.
Now why would anybody want to shoot a guy who behaves like this?