January 30, 2006

Just in time for the Olympics Live online courses, taught by experienced archaeologists, allow learners to explore the Greek and Roman world from a new perspective.
The Ultimate Test Of a 80's Toyta Pickup. These guys light the truck on fire, drop objects on it, blow up a building with the truck on it, drown it in the ocean, and smash it with a wrecking ball. Amazingly the truck still works. (Embedded video, sound not required, but suggested SFW)
TV theme songs! Advertising jingles! Classic TV ads! More TV-related shit! more inside

January 29, 2006

Hard Drinkin' Lincoln "Abraham Lincoln: statesman, leader, beloved President - and America's favorite boozehound! "Hard-Drinkin' Lincoln" shows us the real Honest Abe: a loud, lewd, obnoxious guy in a big hat -- the kind of guy you sit behind in the theater and just want to shoot. So come knock one back with The Great Emancipator!" Spectacularly tasteless and funny flash cartoons.
Gung Hay Fat Choy! Yippee! It's the Year of the Dog! Our police force started a Lion Dance team, and debuted at our Chinese New Year parade today, and our mayor handed out loads of red envelopes. more inside
Curious, George: Help me find two short bizarre cartoons! more inside
Curious, George As a sled enthusiast, I've had a long dormant interest in the "Skeleton" event in the Olympics that has been featured in 1928, 1948 and 2002 Winter Olympics (and scheduled for the upcoming Olympics). more inside
Iran and the bomb - how long? "When some moron like Charles Krauthammer claims Iran is now just “months” away from a bomb, you can pretty much ignore him: He has no idea what he is talking about." Part one of three. more inside

January 28, 2006

Singer of Songs John D. Bennett was raised in a family that loves singing. Now he's decided to share his love with the world, with the magic of MIDI backing him up. (You will need quicktime and popups enabled, or you can just download the mp3's.) more inside
Miniorgan
Want to know why Republicans believe what they believe? Paul Gilmartin plays a Republican from Ohio taking questions from dirty liberals. Good times. Quicktime required.
Kerry to filibuster Alito. I got a spam about signing the petition, and promptly deleted it. Then I saw that CNN has confirmed it. They also give the phone number to the DNC (202-863-8000). Wait, Democrats growing balls? That goes against everything I've been taught... via Crooks and Liars
Last annoying year-end list. I promise.
Hi, uh, I'm Ernie, and I've... I've got a problem. HI ERNIE! From Pearls Before Swine. more inside
Scandal At Facebook And Myspace? -- Bloggers examine social networks, and much of the evidence seems to point at Myspace and Facebook adware and spyware. Newsfilterish, but these sites affect many people.

January 27, 2006

Curious George: Slave to the cell phone. I just got raped by our cell phone overlords. Any monkeys ever have any luck contesting bills and would care to share tips, tricks or stories? more inside
The Microbial Rosetta Stone Database An interesting visualization of the range of things that can make you sick. From the front page: The Microbial Rosetta Stone (MRS) is a database that relates microorganism names, taxonomic classifications, diseases, and scientific literature for the most important human, animal and plant microbial pathogens, with linkage to public genomic sequence databases. more inside
Atomic or Astrological time keeping. Nerds everywhere disagree. This raises all sorts of questions about the nature of time or if it can be accurately measured? Should time be measured by terrestial means (the decay of a radioactive isotope) or by astrological means (X-ray emmissons from pulsars) more inside
Curious George - Self Evident Sayings - Sayings you've heard that make you you wonder why they had to be said. more inside
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