Read all about the new science fiction adventure, Taxes in Space! This is no joke. The Los Angeles County tax assessor is trying to collect property taxes on a couple of geosynchronis satellites owned by Hughes Electronics. Check out L.A. County Targets Satellites in Out-of-This-World Tax Plan for details.
Meanwhile, I you may be hearing a bit less from me, as my computer is currently out of commission. The hard disk is apparently on strike right now, and the computer itself refuses to recognize it. I'm blogging from work, which, of course, is not really the right way to be using my time here.