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July 14, 2006

The poet of dialectics Karl Marx's Das Kapital is a ground-breaking work of economic analysis. But, argues Francis Wheen, it is also an unfinished literary masterpiece which, with its multi-layered structure, can be read as a Gothic novel, a Victorian melodrama, a Greek tragedy or a Swiftian satire
Cat-scans.com is one of the strangest sites I've seen in some time. I have no idea how these people got their cats wedged into their scanners, or why.
CuriousGeorge: are restaurant eggs different than home eggs? A coworker explains that when he used to cook for a restaurant, the eggs were different than the ones purchased in a store. more inside
Omniglot Although it has featured in comments, this site has never appeared as an FPP in its own right. more inside
Question I have a question about the way thread comments are listed... more inside
Curious George: My CD burns suck! more inside
Despite the War, Love blossoms in Iraq - between a man & his donkey. more inside
Rockfall from the Eiger A huge slab of rock has broken away from the Eiger in Grindelwald, Switzerland, (where I once bought a Swiss Army knife). News sources don't agree how many Empire State Buildings have fallen (some say half, some say two), but a formation called the Madonna has collapsed already (an omen!) It has been suggested that climate change is the cause, with glacial meltwater weakening the rock. More falls are expected. More news.
Welcome to WWIII Nostradamus predicted it... more inside