Posts Tagged: excuses

We Need A New Excuse For Ruining The Planet

"Dr Saleemul Huq, a convening lead author on one of the chapters, commented: 'Before this we thought we knew this was happening, but now we have overwhelming evidence that it is happening and it is real.' Michel Jarraud, secretary-general of the World Meteorological Organization, said that, previously, people could have damaged the Earth's climate out of 'ignorance'. 'Now, ignorance is no longer a good excuse,' he said."


Athletes American

"[D]espite their lack of trips to the podium, American Olympians are running a healthy surplus in another area: the sheer number of excuses being made—both by the athletes and by others on their behalf."


Gmail's Get Out Of Jail Free Card

"Google assured Gmail users on Tuesday that the slight bug that affected their inboxes last week is definitively fixed. The Web giant sent out notices to users that could have experienced issues. 'You may have been impacted by a recent issue in Gmail that inadvertently caused some actions (e.g. delete, report spam) taken while viewing a message to be applied to a different message,' Google wrote. 'The issue occurred between January 15 and January 22 and is now fixed.'" —If you received an email and January 15 and January 22 that you have been trying to figure out how to successfully ignore, [...]