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January 27, 2006

Curious George: Slave to the cell phone. I just got raped by our cell phone overlords. Any monkeys ever have any luck contesting bills and would care to share tips, tricks or stories? more inside
The Microbial Rosetta Stone Database An interesting visualization of the range of things that can make you sick. From the front page: The Microbial Rosetta Stone (MRS) is a database that relates microorganism names, taxonomic classifications, diseases, and scientific literature for the most important human, animal and plant microbial pathogens, with linkage to public genomic sequence databases. more inside
Atomic or Astrological time keeping. Nerds everywhere disagree. This raises all sorts of questions about the nature of time or if it can be accurately measured? Should time be measured by terrestial means (the decay of a radioactive isotope) or by astrological means (X-ray emmissons from pulsars) more inside
Curious George - Self Evident Sayings - Sayings you've heard that make you you wonder why they had to be said. more inside
Monkey cops keep the peace among groups . "When 'law enforcement' removed, monkey society becomes divisive". Well, we coulda told them that.
The London house (QuickTime) inhabited by Benjamin Franklin has just been opened to the public, marking his 300th birthday.
Some tanks enjoy a leisurely drive through Tiananmen Square A lighthearted (and very brief) look at the potential changes for image searching on Google China. more inside
Baltimore Meetup: monkeys wanted. Tonight (Jan 27, 7pm) at Club Charles. more inside
Seven myths about the Challenger Space Shuttle accident. I have to admit to being horribly fascinated by this tragedy. Twenty years ago tomorrow...
All the Katamari Damacy lyrics, translated to English. For the Katamari Damacy fans, from someone who apparently had too much time on their hands. more inside
[Insert Title Here] gives you the chance to become a comic strip writer, collaberating with the creators of PandaXpress - one page at a time. Guidelines here. If you enjoyed the NaNoWriMoNoMoJoJoJo threads, this may be right up your creative alley.
Mr. Pibb and Red Vines equals Crazy Delicious (click to play) We've seen rap battles in the past. Some just fade, and some never to be forgotten. Now in 2006 we have the mother of them all.
Curious George: Website Maintenance Quote? Please help this monkey! I have a chance to contract for web creation/maintenance, but have never bid for such before. Can anyone give me a rough idea of what is a typical bid for such things? more inside
George Tirebiter was real! Sure, I'm old. But I used to laugh at the Firesign Theatre, and I always thought their stuff was truly weird, but fun more inside
Measuring less than 8mm, the world's smallest fish calls Sumatran swamps home. Scientists have discovered the world's smallest vertebrate, Paedocypris progenetica in acidic swamps (with a pH around 3) on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. more inside