October 12, 2005

Bush's Body Language But this much could be seen watching the tape of NBC's broadcast during Bush's 14-minute pre-sunrise interview, in which he stood unprotected by the usual lectern. The president was a blur of blinks, taps, jiggles, pivots and shifts. Also see his weird jaw thing. Then there's the 10 year thing. ? more inside
Say it's not so, Maya . . . more inside
Combatting Caste ‘In the rainy season,’ the woman began, ‘it is really bad. Water mixes with the shit and when we carry it (on our heads) it drips from the baskets, on to our clothes, our bodies, our faces. When I return home I find it difficult to eat food sometimes. The smell never gets out of my clothes, my hair. But this is our fate. To feed my children I have no option but to do this work.’ via New Internationalist more inside
Margaret Cho busts a rhyme with Wayne Brady
More proof that it's time for a new top for the foodchain.
Congratulations to China on the successful launch of their 2nd manned space flight: "Wen said in his congratulation speech minuets ago that "We launches Shenzhou-6 out of peaceful purpose."

October 11, 2005

Thog's Masterclass Some of the most impressively badly-written lines of SF ever published. more inside
The name is Craig, Daniel Craig allegedly, which will please F8xmulder, Koko, and myself.
Where's my cheese, eh? Kanuck cheese-maturer looses 2000-pound cheddar in fjord!
My Tissue Box Cover Collection
It's America's Internet You just surf here. more inside
Gastrointestinal Surgery on the Pitcher's Mound? With a ballplayer named Colon (pronounced Coe-LOEN), such headlines are inevitable, but he really wasn't all there tonight, so... ; This site really should support the baseball team with a Rally Monkey.
The 7 deadly since, from a modern perspective. I'm sure each of us will have our favorite. more inside
Darwin's tortiose? Harriet is heading for her 175th birthday!

October 10, 2005

Spam Stock Tracker records how stocks touted via spam have performed. more inside
Crony Jobs Get the job you're entitled to!
Crack Squirrels. And not the 'send 'em in first / stormtrooper' type of crack.
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Slideshow, courtesy of the New York Times, on "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," with voice-over from creator Nick Park.
My review of Dr. Ted Rothstein's cosmetic braces. Odd braces fetishist site showing off his cosmetic metalwork... with SEXY results. Very SFW; no relation.
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