Cool links

This is a hoot

April 17, 2004
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A skateboarding bulldog. Be sure to check out the video (in Windows Media format). Link via Susan Mernit

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Unfortunate Web site name of the day

April 16, 2004
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Podhead. Link via Off-Topic.

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dot-d@sh, etc

April 16, 2004
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Better-late-than-never award for adding @ to Morse code. “As far as we know, this is the first change to the code in at least 60 years,” said Gary Fowlie, a spokesman for the International Telecommunication Union, the arm of the United Nations that will oversee the update, which is to become official on May...

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Sick of those noisy cicadas?

April 15, 2004
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They shut right up after you swallow them.

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Another ’10 favorite novels’ list

April 12, 2004
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Maud points to another fun collection. These are the 10 that had the greatest impact on my outlook on life. Also my favorites, because I’m in perpetual need of guidance. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren Moby Dick by Herman Melville Candide by Voltaire The Martian Chronicles...

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For all who disapprove of Wonkette

April 9, 2004
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Amuse yourself by balancing the federal budget. Link via BoingBoing.

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The unapproved summary…

April 9, 2004
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… of Ms. Rice’s testimony. Lie, lie, distortion, half-truth, pander, manipulation, pseudo-intellectual bombast. Dodge, dodge, feint, lie, dodge, avoid, subject change, lie, slander, pretentious generalization, character assassination, bald-faced lie.

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In honor of Good Friday

April 9, 2004
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It’s “The 30-Second Exorcist,” portrayed by bunnies. Thanks to Dan for the link.

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When you’re smiling…

April 9, 2004
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You’re using half as many muscles as you need to frown. Or are you?

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Obligatory drunken Hunter Thompson link

March 31, 2004
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The Doc favors Duke in the Final Four. Safe to say that Duke does not favor him, considering his shenanigans during an alleged lecture in the mid-70s. In his ESPN column, HST quotes George Plimpton’s account of the point where things went too far (HST had just called the president of the university a...

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