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November 17, 2004

Curious George: Freelance web sites Do any of you creative types out there use freelance sites to get work? In particular, I was wondering about sologig.com, but I would really like to know about other similar sites like guru.com and elance.com (but not including Craigslist, Monster, HotJobs or Careerbuilder). more inside
Creation Theory and Evolution should be taught side by side (obnoxious reg. possibly required) This is a daily debate in the US, I know, but rare here in Oz - our fledgling Christian Values political party is advocating that Creation Science be taught side by side with Evolution. more inside
Standing up for America: 20somethings trek cross-country on a Segway scooter "There was no mad dash in the home stretch of a 100-day journey across the country - just the same pokey 10 mph, and all the better to get a good glimpse of what you are passing by. The journey of a lifetime and a trip in search of a documentary film wound its way slowly through Natick and Needham yesterday, eventually winding up in Boston more than three months after it began in Seattle. Five 20somethings -- traversing the country while one rode a Segway motorized two-wheel scooter tailed by an SUV -- decided to leave the stuffy corporate world and hit the road for a glimpse of the American landscape. "We wanted to inspire people by telling a positive story of America," said Hunter Weeks, 27." more inside
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.