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November 13, 2006

"Where is your personal radiation detector when you really need it? On your wrist!" "We live in a world where radiation is a reality. People want to have the ability to measure it for themselves and they want to be notified when the radiation levels increase." From the FAQ, there's this wise advice about dose rates. "Dose Rate: 1000 uSv/h. Possible Cause: Near high-grade uranium ore. Action: Members of the public should not be here". more inside
Bawdy and entertaining, popular among Ozzies and Kiwis, not as many members as MetaFilter -- it's La Clique! Yo, Math Owie, I got yer clique right here, pal.
The lost sheep Baa! Baa! more inside
A question about MoFi bookmark icon more inside
"In other news: you can expect to see a few pictures leaked if you film your TV show right outside a newspaper office." more inside

November 12, 2006

Kiwi (lovely short cartoon - youtube)
Heart patients assigned to a waltz regimen do better than those doing other forms of exercise. more inside
Curious George: the future of Iraq. Inspired by this FPP about what's happened to Vietnam since the war there ended in the 1970s, I'm wondering what people think is going to happen in Iraq and more broadly in the Middle East in coming months and years. Go ahead. Make a prediction. Then we'll have record of just how prescient or not we really are.
Mesostomatic Generator Christmas has come early again. A mesotic is a form of poetry introduced by John Cage. A mesostic is a poem or other text written such that a vertical phrase intersects lines of horizontal text. Similar to an acrostic, but with the vertical phrase intersecting the middle of the line, as opposed to beginning each new line. With this generator, enter the Mesotic text and the site on which you want the generator to gather words. more inside
Whatever happened to Monkey Coconut Pickers? Also: pigeons are teh smRt, say eggheads
Was departure the secret weapon that guaranteed victory? WTO admission. Market Economy. Intel places its largest facility here. World's second largest coffee exporter. Tourism destination. French/Asian cuisine. CIA Overview. more inside
Evolution of a Magazine Masthead: From 1930 to the present day, the changing face of Analog: Science Fiction/Science Fact. more inside
Speak 10 languages instantly Remember Leia's "translator device" in Jabba's palace? This was to become a reality in the near future thanks to advances in machine translation and voice recognition technology. Well, looks like Skype beat them to it (well, sort of). more inside
Whatever happened to Coffee Filter and Coffee Talk? These are so beautiful. I am all verklempt. Talk amongst yourselves. more inside
Missile Game 3D. Clean design, nice idea. A bit frustrating, but fun for a while. Via ABS.
The Prajna Paramita Hrydaya Sutra One of the shortest, simplest and yet most profound of the Buddhist Sutras. I know several Buddhists who claim that chanting this Sutra has helped them in tangible ways. more inside
Soldat, La Patrie compte sur toi Soldier, the fatherland is counting on you, keep all your strength for it ... Resist the seductions of the street, where this disease which is as dangerous as the war lies in wait for you ... it leads its victims into decadence and useless death without happiness ... Public health posters
Fear and Loathing in Mos Eisley more inside
What's a vote worth? Extremely rare "Inverted Jenny" stamp used to mail absentee ballot in Fla. Only 100 exist, and the one used could be sold for $500K. I wonder if it was someone who really valued being part of the electoral process, or someone who had no idea what they had done...
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