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November 17, 2004

Investment George; For the past couple of years I've given my niece money for her birthdays and Christmas. Her third birthday is coming up and the cash is now up to $1000.00. I know it's not a ton of money but I'd like to invest it somewhere for her. CDs? Bonds? Cheap biotech stocks? WWMFD?
Stop Garden Slavery Free the gnomes! Is your neighbor holding a gnome hostage? Save him or her and send your appreciative friend to the Gnome Sanctuary. more inside
Old school links for anarchists... These text files reflect something between Anarchist cookbook and Abbie Hoffman's "Steal This Book" WARNING: I suggest that anyone opening these files in the USA (or CANADA, yes Canada too) may soon get a knock at the door.
Join the Movement! The Vegetable Rights Militant Movement (VRMM) is a nationally active, grassroots, vegetable liberation and defense organization. The VRMM differs from other vegetable activist organizations in that it really does all that it can to stop people from torturing, killing, humiliating, and ultimately eating vegetables and fruits. Please wont you stop the cruelty?
Curious George: Excel to Text? I need to take a column of excel data and somehow export it into a series of text files... more inside
Bush can Spell? Sounds like a Bush idea to me... more inside
Condie Rice is Angry more inside
You could die from the cute.
The top 40 Bands in America Today, according to a panel of bloggers, journalists, and industryfolk. more inside
Curious George: Is College Really This Easy: The Chronicle says undergraduates just party and never study. When I graduated a few years ago it was pretty easy to slide by with little study through the semester, but the hours were always made up at the end with all-nighters in the library. How's this jive with everybody's experience?
Hurry!! There's still time to bid on the Virgin Mary Cheese Sandwich! more inside
HO HO HOlidays George: Here we are, on the cusp of the December holiday season! Looking for cards? Our Christian-Jewish monkeys might find Chrismukkah greetings just the thing. Or, for a more traditional Christmas greeting, there
More school news from Texas. A school district in Texas has replaced "cross-dressing day" with "camo day," after conservative leaders and parents complained about the school pushing a homosexual agenda. Let them be killing machine soldiers instead. more inside
PEST: Post Election Selection Trauma A real news article? A meme-gone-wild? A true affliction? It's got legs - of a sort, anyway. more inside
Dad's Home! (flash)
Spam can make you very, very angry - here is a FLASH animation - the audio is of a guy's voicemail to a company responsible for causing him .. um.. some frustration with spam. I have no idea if it's real, but it is rather funny. NSFW. FLASH
Curious George : or more like Help me please George : Suddenly when playing DVDs on my laptop, the sound and picture are not in synch. When looking at Task Manager the CPU usage is permanantly at 100%, the DVD process seems to be taking up all of the spare resource. I use InterVideo WINDVD 4. Please help, I work away a lot and watch a hell of a lot of DVDs on the laptop.
Dung. WTF?! [Flash, possibly NSFW, via Screenhead.]
Curious, George: T Shirt Printing? I'm vaguely wondering about a t shirt promo-type-arrangement for my little old netlabel (no gratuitous self-link, it's noted in my profile for any monkey that wants to see) but I know that cafepress can't do exciting things like print on black - which essential for an experimental electronica label, i reckon! more inside
Curious George: Bad Times in the Workplace: Have you ever worked in an emotionally toxic (or physically toxic) workplace? Has work (the hours, the culture, whatever) ever made you more lonely, given you unhealthy amounts of stress or fear, or made you depressed? Ever been bullied or emotionally harassed (or sexually harassed) at work? Has your company or your job ever skewed your way of looking at the world in a way you later realized was unhealthy or nutty, or both? more inside