...Bryan Appleyard on blogs and the Web 2.0.
And Murad Ahmed on Virginia Tech, if only for this amazing paragraph:
In 2005, there are 14,000 gun related homicides in America. In around the same period, there were 73 in the UK. In Japan, just 2. In America there is an average gun-killing rate of 3.97 per 100,000 of the population; in Switzerland, where it is legally mandatory to hold firearms, it is 0.51.