Sunday, February 10, 2013

Perhaps a Very Distant Relative

This is not the first time I’ve noticed that Salon’’s “related stories” link is almost always entirely unrelated to the article I’’ve just read; it’s just the most recent.

The article in question (this time) is Scientists release most precise date of dinosaur extinction. And it’’s an interesting read. Interesting enough that one might, in fact, be inclined to read more on the subject--which, presumably, is what a “related stories” link would be for.

But not in Salon’’s world, where, apparently “related stories” really means “other, completely unrelated stories.” Behold the three items it initially displays:

Not a dinosaur among ’’em.

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