August 14, 2004

The Politics of Burning Man. A conversation between Burning Man founder Larry Harvey and John Perry Barlow. [Via WorldChanging.]
Curious George: Hardware Gone Wild I lost the C: drive, it was replaced, now the computer won't recognize the D: drive anymore. Well, sometimes it does. more inside
Yet another goof up by Google. Our favorite search engine company goofs up by not registering Gmail, their much sought-after email service. more inside
President Saparmurat Niyazov - or Turkmenbashi, as he likes to be known - has just banned television presenters from wearing makeup. Turkmenistan's crazy-ass president, whose recent decrees have included banning gold teeth, long hair, beards, gravity, cheese, peas, cheesy-peas and Barry Manilow, has told television presenters to stop wearing make-up because he had difficulty telling the men from the women.
Drunk Guy Jenga If he wakes up, you lose. (via I Keep A Diary)
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that Everything Is Funnier With Monkeys." Even, it appears, 19th century sex education.

August 13, 2004

"This site contains all published fragments of Ancient Greek music which contain more than a few scattered notes. All of them are recorded under the use of tunings whose exact ratios have been transmitted to us by ancient theoreticians (of the Pythagorean school, most of them cited by Ptolemaios)." (RealAudio samples and MIDI files.) more inside
Remembering Julia Child She changed chefs and cooking forever in the public eye. Her kitchen is in the Smithsonian. She loved food and loved to share it too. more inside
What if Ashcroft turns on his TV? Hey - I have a great idea for a reality show: take six undocumented immigrants, and make them do Fear-Factor style tricks for a chance at a green card! Oh, the laughs we could have at their expense! But oops! As they say over at the halfbakery, that's not half-baked; it's already been baked: it's a real show, called Gana la Verde. more inside
eBay aquires 25% of Craigslist One of the greatest (and quietest) successes on the internet, Craigslist is now 25% owned by eBay. Craigslist was founded by Craig Newmark, and has been a fixture of the Bay Area for almost a decade and has now spread out to cities world-wide. [story spotted on kottke.org]. more inside
The Virtual Suck Tour Of Arlington, Massachusetts This is a town near where I grew up. All the towns around there are pretty much the same.
Audiopad converts the positions and motion of objects on a tabletop surface into music.
check out those movies -- incredible.
Grail legends.
Tell me what to like, O' djinni! The eternal dilemma: finding new music you'll like without having to listen to scads of crap... more inside
I don't have a sense that there's a lot of anger Larry King interviews the POTUS. KING: You don't, so you think there's less civility in America? G. BUSH: Not really. . . .When I travel the country, and I've been traveling a lot, there are thousands of people who come out and wave, and they are -- you know, they respect the presidency. Sometimes they like the president, but I have this -- I don't have a sense that there's a lot of anger. huh. more inside
Research in the Buff Submitted for all your nude researching needs: The American Nudist Research Library.
I. Am. So. Lazy. Are you a lazy monkey too? There is hope. "The monkeys under the influence of the treatment don't procrastinate."
This article makes the valid point that we're getting carried away with our paranoia regarding Bush and terror. Your thoughts? Definitely made me stop and think. more inside
iPod vs the Cassette There's someone who made an analysis about pros and cons of iPod and the old cassettes
Curious George: Hot wings recipes please - I just bought a bunch of cheap chicken legs... more inside
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