This terminology comes from a brilliant web posting by Andrea Donderi that's achieved minor cult status online.
We are raised, the theory runs, in one of two cultures. In Ask culture, people grow up believing they can ask for anything – a favour, a pay rise– fully realising the answer may be no. In Guess culture, by contrast, you avoid "putting a request into words unless you're pretty sure the answer will be yes. ... " Neither's "wrong", but when an Asker meets a Guesser, unpleasantness results.
2. The curse of choice reaches The Bible market. Do you long for the days when the holy book came in just a few flavors? Don't you wish someone would create a free e-book, The Holy Bible: A Buyer's Guide? They have.
3. Google and the Goolden egg. Google searches for a profitable business model for journalism.
4. Episcopalians of historic St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth again able to worship together. But not at St. Andrew's.
5. Embrace ennui.
6. Did 19th century Americans lock the car doors when they saw a short man? Addendum: More comprehensive NYT article on economists' study of crime and anatomy -- and standards of beauty.
7. Why subsidizing cars like the Toyota Pious is a dumb idea.
8. And, if you have not seen the latest "Honk if you love Jesus" sign, click here.
9. The pastor is already on the screen in the megachurch and looks like an ant on stage. Logic extension: Grow by removing the physical presence and broadcasting to satellite locations.