Oct
29
2010

Parcels of doom

Via Wonkette

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Aug
21
2006

TrackMeNot

Track Me Not “TrackMeNot is a browser extension that protects web-searchers against surveillance and data-profiling. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one’s trail), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy: noise and obfuscation. With TrackMeNot, actual web searches, lost in a cloud of false leads, are essentially hidden in […]

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Jun
28
2006

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test? – Being an American – MSNBC.com

Could you pass the U.S. citizenship test? – Being an American – MSNBC.com I have to be an honest Abe here: I only got 75%. The INS looks for 80%

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Jun
21
2006

pr0n for guitar players

If you play guitar and know who Richard Thompson is, you’ll probably find his Gear and Tunings Q&A an interesting read. If you don’t play guitar, there’s an assortment of mp3′s available from his site, both serious and otherwise. His 1000 Years of Popular Music album is a brilliant idea, well worth checking out. In […]

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May
29
2006

Shatner: Horses can help disabled kids – Yahoo! News

Shatner: Horses can help disabled kids – Yahoo! News: “” “Shatner said that placing injured people on horseback has been shown to improve their conditions. “We know that the use of a horse in their therapy takes them beyond their handicapped body, their injured body, and into another area of health,” he said.”

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Feb
10
2006

Webcams from the Winter Games in Torino

Torino Webcams: “” Given the international climate now, just about anything could show up on these cams.

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Feb
07
2006

The Blog | Danielle Crittenden: The Secret Presidential IMs: Bush & Clinton Swap Chick Problems | The Huffington Post

The Blog | Danielle Crittenden: The Secret Presidential IMs: Bush & Clinton Swap Chick Problems | The Huffington Post

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Jan
31
2006

The Secret Presidential IMs: Now if only we could get Jon Stewart to host… | The Huffington Post

The Blog | Danielle Crittenden: The Secret Presidential IMs: Now if only we could get Jon Stewart to host… | The Huffington Post: “”

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Jan
27
2006

Stephen Colbert Interview

The Onion’s AV Club has an interview with Stephen Colbert, host of The Colbert Report and the man who coined the American Dialect Society’s 2005 Word of the Year: truthiness. “There are no televisions behind me, like the way [NBC Nightly News anchor] Brian Williams has, or even [Daily Show host] Jon [Stewart]. At certain […]

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Jan
26
2006

No smoking at the Waffle House?!?

Bloomberg reports that four Winston-Salem, NC Waffle Houses are turning non-smoking next week. Going smoke free in the heart of tobacco country is a bold move for any restaurant, and for Waffle House to try this sounds like a suicidal move. Next time I’m in North Carolina, I’ll be going to IHOP instead.

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