November 18, 2004

Joint Stereo MP3s: The Myths and the Realities. A link for all those monkeys who are getting into mp3s, but aren't as advanced as our resident music fanatic forksclovetofu.
The Future of Media "In the year 2014, The New York Times has gone offline. The Fourth Estate's fortunes have waned. What happened to the news? And what is Epic?" This is a fascinating flash movie from 10 years in the future describing the development of the history of media. Created by the bloggers at Snarkmarket.
Clotaire Rapaille is an evil genius marketer who cracks psychological "codes" while delivering crazy-sounding quotes. Did I mention he lives like a king in a Castle in upstate NY? Well, he does. Frontline interview here.
"And what was the key element of safety when you were a child? It was that your mother fed you, and there was warm liquid. That's why cupholders are absolutely crucial for safety." Description? Um, anachronistic dada? You may have seen me discover this site at another site, or not. It's more better to share it here, I think, than there, for now. Click gently and with a free associatin' frame of mind, and gems await. Really.
Woman breastfeeds dog A New Zealand woman says she is breastfeeding her Staffordshire bull terrier pup because she wants the dog to protect her baby girl as the pair grow up. bugmenomore nohassles
Image of Virgin Mary on old toast fetching thousands of hits on ebay The end of civilization is surely upon us. more inside
Mmmmmm.... Get your daily dose of Vitamin L! Whoever said British cuisine was dead?
Economists. [Flash]
Distance running shaped human evolution. "Our African ancestors may have been talented endurance athletes." But now that we have MonkeyFilter, we can spend the day sitting.
What's up in North Korea? Yesterday the first stories about this began to break on international media sites leading to much speculation and not a lot of attention by media here in the States. Today Kim Jong-Il makes an appearance to front line troops. more inside
Curious George: Freelance web sites Do any of you creative types out there use freelance sites to get work? In particular, I was wondering about, but I would really like to know about other similar sites like and (but not including Craigslist, Monster, HotJobs or Careerbuilder). more inside
Creation Theory and Evolution should be taught side by side (obnoxious reg. possibly required) This is a daily debate in the US, I know, but rare here in Oz - our fledgling Christian Values political party is advocating that Creation Science be taught side by side with Evolution. more inside
Standing up for America: 20somethings trek cross-country on a Segway scooter "There was no mad dash in the home stretch of a 100-day journey across the country - just the same pokey 10 mph, and all the better to get a good glimpse of what you are passing by. The journey of a lifetime and a trip in search of a documentary film wound its way slowly through Natick and Needham yesterday, eventually winding up in Boston more than three months after it began in Seattle. Five 20somethings -- traversing the country while one rode a Segway motorized two-wheel scooter tailed by an SUV -- decided to leave the stuffy corporate world and hit the road for a glimpse of the American landscape. "We wanted to inspire people by telling a positive story of America," said Hunter Weeks, 27." more inside

November 17, 2004

Investment George; For the past couple of years I've given my niece money for her birthdays and Christmas. Her third birthday is coming up and the cash is now up to $1000.00. I know it's not a ton of money but I'd like to invest it somewhere for her. CDs? Bonds? Cheap biotech stocks? WWMFD?
Stop Garden Slavery Free the gnomes! Is your neighbor holding a gnome hostage? Save him or her and send your appreciative friend to the Gnome Sanctuary. more inside
Old school links for anarchists... These text files reflect something between Anarchist cookbook and Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book" WARNING: I suggest that anyone opening these files in the USA (or CANADA, yes Canada too) may soon get a knock at the door.
Join the Movement! The Vegetable Rights Militant Movement (VRMM) is a nationally active, grassroots, vegetable liberation and defense organization. The VRMM differs from other vegetable activist organizations in that it really does all that it can to stop people from torturing, killing, humiliating, and ultimately eating vegetables and fruits. Please wont you stop the cruelty?
Curious George: Excel to Text? I need to take a column of excel data and somehow export it into a series of text files... more inside
Bush can Spell? Sounds like a Bush idea to me... more inside
Condie Rice is Angry more inside
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