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September 26, 2005

The Light and the Land
If you missed the last night's interview, here is a transcript and realplayer video of Q-and-A's interview with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. more inside
His shoe phone no longer rings.... RIP Don Adams, Maxwell Smart of "Get Smart", one of the funniest comedies i remember watching as a kid. "Noooo, not the Craw...the CRAAAWWW!"
NZ health politics are a little....overwrought, aren't they. Hey, just to prove the axis of the U's don't have a monopoly on people who say outrageous stuff. more inside
The World Solar Challenge participants will traverse more than 3,000km over the Australian continent - from tropical Darwin to balmy Adelaide, in cars powered by nothing more than the sun. more inside
Armed dolphins, trained by the US military to shoot terrorists and pinpoint spies underwater, may be missing. What could go wrong? via HuffPo
The Duplex Planet "Since the elderly are already thought of by what they have in common - that they're all old - I try to recast them as individuals. I quote and write about them in order to address the larger world. The audience/reader meets them and comes to feel the characters are familiar, people they might want to spend time with. The men and women whose individualities expose the myths of aging are not extraordinary. They are typical in their unique humanness." Mainly, though, it's about old people saying funny things. more inside
Hoverboy, AWAY! A comprehensive site for all things Hoverboy. more inside
Bentos. Cute as. [via]
Gerin oil (or Geriniol to give it its scientific name) is a powerful drug which acts directly on the central nervous system to produce a range of characteristic symptoms, often of an antisocial or self-damaging nature. Geriniol intoxication has been responsible for the most barbarous and violent events in history. Learn more about Gerin oil and how to avoid it's use.
Negotiating with terrorists works. Discuss.
Curious George: Best Meal of your life? Okay, I searched,and I can't find a thread for this... so I'll start it myself. Last weekend I was lucky enough to have two of the best meals of my life. I'll tell you about them in a second, please tell me about yours. more inside
unblokt Seems like something certain monkeys here would excel at. Insert a relevant sentence between two others; semicolons and hyphens optional. I searched as well as I could - don't flay me if it's a double!