October 08, 2005

Senator Simian Says Make Your Own Laws! Ok...it's really Senator Simitian, but I like the idea. What's your law?
25 Words That Can Hurt Your Résumé - The most successful job seekers list specific accomplishments in their résumés instead of vague, stereotypical claims. This article describes the sorts of things to look out for in your existing resume & will help you avoid sterile and empty generalisations. more inside
So many drugs, so little time. An amazing photographic history of New York's debauched club scene in the 1970's taken by Allan Tannenbaum. NSFW!! As well as a large listing of his other photo's. more inside
What kind of banana are you? Stolen from metachat

October 07, 2005

This year's Ignobel winners! It's a rich crop. The velocity of penguin poo, Neuticles, locusts watching Star Wars, and smelly frogs. Science is glamorous! more inside
Free Dylan! Dylan Thomas that is. On February 22, 1952, Dylan Thomas made his first recording for Caedmon Records, "A Child's Christmas in Wales and Five Poems." It was the first of many albums Thomas was to record for Caedmon and the recording not only launched Caedmon as a company, but initiated the spoken-word industry as well. Free via Salon more inside
Brits are exciting! Cast off the pinstripe suit, the bowler hat and throw away the tightly furled umbrella, us Brits are the "most extroverted and open to new experiences of any of the groups studied." According to a Science Magazine survey. Also proved: Swiss Germans are conscientious, Czechs are nice and Yanks are also extrovert ... but so are Canadians ....
Curious, George: How do you think history will describe our era? Will the dominant narrative describe our era as The dawning of the Chinese Era, or America: the building of an empire, or The decline of American dominance, or The global-warming tipping point, or The war between militant Islam and the West, or The corporatization of life around the globe, or The creation of two global economic classes, or The spread of democracy, or Sowing the seeds of political revolution, or Countdown to the Singularity, or The last days leading up to the Rapture, or The human experiment is a failure, Remulac. Set a course for our home galaxy!, or something else altogether?
Afroditi’s Ring is the rediscovery of the ancient signet ring. By Afroditikrassa the groovy industrial design consultants. [via]
Nicole (as in Kidman) traverses oceans just for a shag.
Canadian Pulp Fiction, 1940 - 1952 more inside
This entry discusses the etymology and application of a selection of words that, to varying degrees, can be considered vulgar or offensive. As a necessity, this entails the use of said words, and it is strongly advised that, should you find such words distressing or inappropriate, you do not read on beyond this point.

October 06, 2005

Bush: God told me to go invade Iraq. I pass this link on without comment.
The Rum and Monkey 3rd Grade Name Generator. Outside of the awesome domain name, this is one of a berzillion funny name generators, but if you don't like it you're just Lieutenant Penis B. Dweeberson!
Curious, George: Desktop Publishing Software Where can I find free Desktop Publishing software suitable for making cheap posters and flyers for events on a Windows XP computer? more inside
The British Council's art collection is now online (or at least, its database featuring images of most of the works). Here's a monkey. The Council runs hundreds of cultural projects all over the world.
Jackson Does Halo. The LOTR director has agreed to take on the film version of the popular game. more inside
Never eat anything bigger than your head Python: 0, Gator:0.

October 05, 2005

Tommy and Katie are expecting a baby. I'm expecting to be horrified. Yes, we here at MonkeyFilter normally discuss the loftier aspects of life, but we're always open for some good ol' Tommy-bashing. Gentlemen, start your slander..! more inside
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