Nunc Scio's daily linkathon - 11/18/08

Vacation is over - time to get this link show back on the road. The world

Science and tech

Pop culture

Comedy

And, the worst headline of the day:

Supertanker Sirius Star hijacked by pirates fully loaded with crude oil. It must have been hard to hijack a supertanker while carrying all that oil. And where did they put it? Backpacks?