Ah, today is the day that we should rue: on this date in 1918, the US Congress first approved daylight saving time. (It was repealed after WWI ended, reinstated only during WWII, and finally established in 1966.) Now that we’ve had our history lesson for the day, how about some current events?
- A study says that Gigablast is better than Google or Ask.com. Well, as good as or better. (45% thought Google was entirely better; 34% thought Ask was entirely better.)
- Pat, Google Gadget Guru, offers some sage advice: Useful Gadgets are Better than Viral Ones. Can the same be said for all things?
- You know it’s true: Duke said so. (GO BLUE DEVILS!) Subliminal ads work. And can make you more honest.
- Ooh, now your data can be pretty: Google Docs opens to developers via Gadgets and Visualization API
Today is also the birthday of the United States’ most famous loser: William Jennings Bryan. (Oh, come on, you know who he is. Three-time Presidential candidate? “You shall not crucify mankind on a cross of gold!”? Losing lawyer in the Scopes Monkey Trial? Oh, you people have no sense of history.)