November 06, 2006

Curious, George: Birthday Theme Help me pick a theme for my 25th Birthday more inside
Historical Fiction: How do medieval-themed restaurants get it [so] wrong? via Steve.
About Those Dimples ... Helpful measures for wine-bibbers. more inside
Radio Expedition Into Ancient Egyptian Garbage What would you expect to find among the papyrii that were discovered in an ancient Egyptian landfill? Can you say Porn? What about alternative interpretations of the Bible (The number of the beast isn't 666, btw, ymmv). This downloadable radio show (available in whole or in part) is an entertaining listen, and you just might learn something. Like what ancient porn sounds like.
The Cat's House. And you thought your cat ruled the roost...
Octopus: Genius of the deep - New research has shown that octopuses and their relatives, the goat, are far more intelligent than previously thought. Proposals are being drawn up in the EU to offer octopuses and their kind the same protection in laboratories as monkeys. more inside
Abu Kahleel is an Iraqi blogger that I've linked to before. He has another blog which is more political: called Iraqi Letters. more inside
Sushi, a japanese tradition. Japanese Culture Lab documents the rich traditions of Japan. [VIA] more inside
The Most Dangerous Game -- It was banned before the turn of the century, but the devotion of a rebellious people continue to carry on its deadly traditions. Will the practice ever be banished completely, or will some rogue nation be bold enough to bring it back? more inside
50,000 Balls
Curious George: The Dwindling... Comparison of the number of threads posted on MoFi in the past week with those posted on the same dates back in 2004: more inside

November 05, 2006

radio free #mofirc - celebrating one month on the air! We're playing 24 hours of '80s fantabulousness tomorrow - all day Monday starting at midnight EST. Tune in, enjoy, and perhaps stop by to say hi!
Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead ....Saddama nd Half Brother sentenced to death by hanging. more inside
Catholics attempt pagan purge in Glastonbury, armed with condiments and foul language. more inside

November 04, 2006

God is among the missing. Mary, with the help of demons, cast him out of heaven. "If you wake at night and see her," a ten-year-old says softly, "her clothes be blowing back, even in a room where there is no wind. And you know she's marked you for killing." more inside
The Devil is calling the heater repairman. When the military is losing confidence in your ability to lead, when the neocons basically call you incompetent, your allies are losing faith and the polls seem to show people believe the war was a mistake, do you think your kung-fu will save you? more inside
Did Neanderthals and Early Modern humans get it together? "Hybrid" fossils in Romania add to story of ancient human pairings. Previous possible hybrids have been found Portugal and the Czech Republic. more inside
Office Goldberg. Elaborate contraption in the workplace. Beats filling in TPS reports. Via ABS.
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