April 06, 2005

Author Saul Bellow died at his home yesterday at the age of 89. (WP link, reg. may be required)

March 20, 2005

Curious George: MusicFilter Looking for music recommendations. I recently got a copy of Dummy by Portishead and really like it... more inside

March 11, 2005

The Blind Cow is a restaurant in Zurich staffed by sightless people, and diners eat in complete darkness to simulate blindness. It's gotten so popular that reservations must be made three months in advance.

February 07, 2005

Curious George - Help with Excel. I'm trying to create hyperlinks in my Excel spreadsheet and am getting errors. more inside

January 18, 2005

Direct Creative conducted an experiment of sending various items through the mail. Jeff Van Bueren writes up the results on their Web site. (via BoingBoing) more inside

December 18, 2004

Rumors abound that a DC MeFi Meetup is in the works. Any monkeys want to crash the party?

December 13, 2004

20 Questions A.I. style. Think of an object, answer the questions posed by the computer and see how long it takes it to identify what you're thinking. (via The Blue)

December 09, 2004

FAA reconsiders ban on in-flight cell phone use. Now you can listen to your neighbor bitch about his boss/wife/kids/coworkers/mother-in-law all the way from NY to Seattle. Greeeaaat! (WP link, reg may be required.)

November 22, 2004

Curious George Since the archives are kaput, I'm hoping you helpful monkeys will remember the URL for the film recommendation Web site. You enter info about your tastes and preferences and it gives you a list of films you might like. Any personal recommendations are welcome too!

November 17, 2004

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

November 07, 2004

A concession speech like no other. A post from the blog of NPR's Adam Felber.

October 13, 2004

Exposing the fraud of ADHD. According to Dr. Fred Baughman, "ADHD is fraudulent--a creation of the psychiatric-pharmaceutical cartel, without which they would have nothing to prescribe their dangerous, addictive, Schedule II, stimulants for..."

October 07, 2004

Curious George: Computer help. I need to transfer emails from Eudora on a PC to a Mac. I have no clue how to do this. Please hope me! more inside

September 29, 2004

A database of Congress travels. Find out who went where on whose dime, and perhaps gain some insight on why your representative voted a certain way on that drug bill.

September 20, 2004

Curious George: Scanner help Looking for a scanner that will scan multiple slides at once. more inside

September 09, 2004

Dokaka is a Japanese artist who does all-vocal covers of songs like "Smells Like Teen Spirit" among others. Using only his mouth, he re-creates each song bit by bit. Impressive if not a bit bizarre.

August 23, 2004

Curious George When undercover cops or FBI agents are on a stakeout, do they really sit in a telephone company or cable TV van outside the house for days on end like they do in the movies?

August 09, 2004

Kitties! Kitties! Kitties!

July 28, 2004

Penny Postcards. Not your average run-of-the-mill e-cards. Categories include hungover, toilets and just plain weird. My favorites are the WWII cards. (via BonBon) Enjoy!

July 17, 2004

Are you safe? Even in small doses this substance can harm, even kill. And yet it's a main ingredient in baby food.