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July 24, 2004

Anne Jacobsen article from WomansWallStreet about her experience on a flight with a groups of suspicious acting "Arabs." Personally, I think it's xenophobia, meant to keep us is fear; but hey, you read it and tell me what you think. Oh here's the followup.
"just plain false. Not Bill Clinton “depends upon what is is” false, but false the way most Americans learned growing up: just not true." Bill O'Reilly has declared "it's war" between Fox News Channel and the New York Times. Larry Lessig has no problems with that, he just wants O'Reilly to apologize to Jeremy Glick. more inside
Curious George - I just enjoyed a great link by homunculus and I am very happy that Gyan (the music man) and languagehat are here to share their perspectives and fun links with us. I seem to remember seeing other MeFites posting here. How many other Metafilter members eventually signed up here when we were remarked upon over at that other site? Are there any others willing to "come out"? more inside
Osama's Cyber War Oh those pesky tourists! more inside
Old dinosaur books!
Jenna and Barbara Bush Online Chat Now I agree with Atrios, Ana Marie Cox (aka Wonkette) may be pulling our leg. If not then this online chat is hysterical. It seems that the Bush girls talk like 50 year-old White House speechwriters and like to pepper their language with a Bill and Ted "excellent." more inside
I want a short wave radio please. "59372 98324 19043 78903 95320...". The mechanized female voice drones on and on... What have you stumbled on to? Instructions to spies? Messages exchanged between drug dealers? Deliberate attempts at deception and mis-information?
High speed video and still images. (The images in the last link are in .pdf format.)
Pleix Films - A collection of weird and disturbing short films. My personal favorite? Beauty Kit (First link req Real Player, second Quicktime)
Children's books of the early Soviet era
Curious George: Hosted server I need some help from the monkeys here for finding a reliable hosted web server. more inside
The Hero Machine is endless fun. Cheaper than City of Heroes!