Bears, Dog Food and Marijuana [newsfilter]
Frederick Wiseman. According to reason.
Chart toppers for your birth date. everyhit.com has a search engine which tells you the number one song playing when you were born. Maybe knowing "Dancing Queen" was one of the first things I heard will help to explain my misanthropy.
Drunk RCMP Officers' Rampage What the article doesn't mention is that the internal investigation resulted in the officers choosing their own punishment (acc. to CTV newsnet). That's a bit draconian, if you ask me.
"Gold Farmers": video with associated links. Maybe I'm out of the loop, but this, the developmental speed of the internet from social appendage towards full corpus, initially surprises me.
Clark and Michael. "What have I always said is the most important thing?"
Boy kills giant boar. [NewsFilter] I don't know what's more amazing: the way this eleven year old has been brought up with a killer's instinct to chase down this pig with a pistol and finish it off point blank, or the sheer size of the beast.
A photo essay showing the aftermath of the Chernobyl Incident. [Flash VIA Slate] Here are disturbing and hopeful pictures of Belorussian children in asylums, orphanages and hospitals. Here catatonia, terror, cancer and deformity coalesce in playground laughter. Here are their distraught, melancholic and grief-wracked parents and the nurses that care for them. While the narrative borders on that sort of armchair ego-pith that normally brings out the misanthropist in me, the naked humanity presented overpowered the man behind the camera and brought tears to my eyes. WARNING: Many of these pictures show deformed children.
Curious George: How do you get rid of 20 years of dog/cat urine? more inside
1.618: a music video for BT's song of the same name. Exploring the golden ratio in electronic music and computer animation. Free but large download (186MB) [via deviantART.com] Another link here for DivX Web Player. more inside
Curious George Gets a Virus: My girlfriend's laptop has got a virus... maybe? more inside
The Dreaming. Contemporary traditional Art/History/Ontography from the people that Gillen brought Spencer to meet and record at the turn of the 20th century.
Homosexuality and the right. One Republican's take on the advocation of And Tango Makes Three in Shiloh Elementary School, Shiloh, Illinois. more inside
An old favorite - mostly because I don't want to work hard to post today.
Sushi, a japanese tradition. Japanese Culture Lab documents the rich traditions of Japan. [VIA transbuddha.com] more inside1 2