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links for 2006-11-04

November 4th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

‘Dr. Dino’ guilty on all counts, faces 288 years in prison.
Kent Hovind is heading off to the slammer for a long time AND Ted Haggard might be gay? it’s like Christmas for atheists!
(tags: evolution funny Kent_Hovind)

Haggard admits some indiscretions
MIGHT be gay? Make that LOOOOVES the cock.
(tags: Ted_Haggard religion funny)

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links for 2006-11-03

November 3rd, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

V for Vote
I’m annoyed that I didn’t get a V mask when *I* campaigned for him in 2004.
(tags: libertarian Michael_Badnarik video)

Revision to Windows Vista retail licensing terms
What happens when the Evil Empire stops being evil all the time?
(tags: microsoft Vista weird)

I can’t believe that worked.
I’m on BoingBoing as part of Richard Dawkins’ Posse. Oh [...]

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links for 2006-11-01

November 1st, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

MARVEL ZOMBIES vs. THE ARMY OF DARKNESS
Highschool me just passed out from excitement. I think I know what Mr. Sam Raimi needs to be directing as soon as he’s done with Spider-man.
(tags: comics zombies Army_of_Darkness)

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links for 2006-10-29

October 29th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

My “Developer Profile.”
Wherein I try to be funny and make myself seem important.
(tags: me Warhammer mmorpgs games)

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links for 2006-10-28

October 28th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

LibriVox free public domain audiobooks
Lots of good stuff on the completed list so far. The readings themselves are decent, but it’s obvious that something less than professional grade equipment was used in many of the recordings (white noise in the background and such).
(tags: audiobooks cool public_domain)

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links for 2006-10-26

October 26th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Thanks for the Cheap Gas, Mr. Hitler!
“How Nazi Germany and apartheid South Africa perfected one of the world’s most exciting new fuel sources…a chemical technique to convert natural gas and coal into liquid fuels.”
(tags: Nazis alternative_energy)

Marketplace: Frozen Assets
“Residents of a ramshackle, icebound port in the Canadian Arctic have strong hopes that global warming will be [...]

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links for 2006-10-24

October 24th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Battle of the New Atheism
“We are called upon, we lax agnostics, we noncommittal nonbelievers, we vague deists… we are called out, we fence-sitters, and told to help exorcise this debilitating curse: the curse of faith.”
(tags: Atheism Religion Richard_Dawkins Daniel_Dennett philosophy)

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links for 2006-10-21

October 21st, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Putin’s ‘rape joke’ played down
Putin: “What a mighty man he turns out to be! He raped 10 women - I would never have expected this from him. He surprised us all - we all envy him!” Kremlin spokesman:”I don’t think that the proper translation is able to reflect the meaning of the joke.”
(tags: crazy_people Vladimir_Putin [...]

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links for 2006-10-20

October 20th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

The Rude Awakening of Optimus Prime
Note to Ten Year Old Me: We’ve been avenged at last!
(tags: transformers funny video)

AlterNet: American Fascism Is on the Rise
“The precursors of fascism - militarization of culture, vigilantism, masculine fear of female power, xenophobia and economic destabilization - are ascendant in America today.” Not sure I totally buy all [...]

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links for 2006-10-19

October 19th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

HonestGamers.com interview with me.
Look Ma, I’m famous again!
(tags: Warhammer me interview mmorpgs games)

Desperate Santorum seeks crucial Hobbit/Elf votes.
“Embattled U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said America has avoided a second terrorist attack for five years because the “Eye of Mordor” has been drawn to Iraq instead… ‘[The Eye is] being drawn to Iraq and it’s not being [...]

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links for 2006-10-16

October 16th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Peanuts characters as comicbook characters.
Oddly brilliant.
(tags: comics peanuts art)

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links for 2006-10-14

October 14th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Three hots and a cot > Minimum wage
“A man who couldn’t find steady work came up with a plan to make it through the next few years until he could collect Social Security: He robbed a bank, then handed the money to a guard and waited for police.”
(tags: economics crime politics WTF)

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links for 2006-10-12

October 12th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Keith Olbermann: “Why does habeas corpus hate America?”
Thanks to the C&L website, Keith Olbermann must be the most popular left wing pundit that nobody ever actually tunes into. I like this bit a great deal because he’s not trying to be Edward R. Murrow for once.
(tags: olbermann video politics)

Deconstructing Roy Lichtenstein
I always figured Lichtenstein’s [...]

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links for 2006-10-08

October 8th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Fr. Al Schwartz
He ran the orphanage my sister came from. I spent a fair bit of time with him as a kid and I remember him being soft-spoken and kind. Apparently, he’s up for sainthood. I’m an agnostic, but the idea of having hung out with a saint is still pretty cool.
(tags: religion [...]

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links for 2006-10-04

October 4th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Colours - by Robert Hecimovic
An astonishingly beautiful short film using stop motion photography (and no small sense of flare for animation) to document the full process of creating a painting.
(tags: art painting video)

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links for 2006-09-29

September 29th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Daily Links

Giant bugs invade Germany!
Or there’s a pest problem on the Google Satellite Array.
(tags: googlemaps funny images)

LG VX8300 Tips, Tricks, Tutorials, and Hacks
A blog about my phone.
(tags: vx8300 phone)

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links for 2006-09-28

September 28th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Note to self:
These are the bars Alan likes (cherry and pecan pie were mentioned). We should have a bunch of them on hand next time he’s around.
(tags: To_Self)

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links for 2006-09-27

September 27th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Michael Steele: “I Love Puppies”
Love him or hate him, you’ve GOT to admit that Steele has some of the best campaign ads out there.
(tags: politics campaign_06 Michael_Steele)

You just have to ask…
Did we REALLY need a new Ernest P. Worrell?
(tags: crazy_people video WTF)

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links for 2006-09-26

September 26th, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

System claims 500 mile range for electrics off of 5 min charge
Of course, there’s no way you could possibly use it on any domestic grid and the power stations would be death traps any time the humidity got above desert conditions, but it’s progress of a sort.
(tags: cars energy supercapacitors)

warm bodies
Self: Remember to do [...]

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links for 2006-09-22

September 22nd, 2006 · No Comments · Daily Links

Margaret Thatcher Illusion
*shudder*
(tags: optical_illusions images _Maggy_Thatcher)

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