October 31, 2004

No lard is a fat load of good to best cooks

Times Online (and most likely Look North)
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2004's Scariest Halloween Costumes

The Stranger
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October 27, 2004

John Peel


John Peel put me off music for life.
He was a smug monotonous bore, who treated music with the seriousness that it didn't deserve, was forever guilty of confusing "unorthodox" with "good" and gave the impression that he only played records for himself. A severe case of aural masturbation.
Posted by Martin Sewell at 10:36 PM | TrackBack

October 25, 2004

silly stories

The Guardian, Slashdot and silly stories!
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Men talk to Google not girlfriends

"Men talk to their search engines more than their girlfriends, work colleagues or even their families, research has claimed."
Men talk to Google not girlfriends - vnunet.com
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UF SCIENTIST: “BRAIN” IN A DISH ACTS AS AUTOPILOT, LIVING COMPUTER

'A University of Florida scientist has grown a living “brain” that can fly a simulated plane, giving scientists a novel way to observe how brain cells function as a network.'
UF SCIENTIST: “BRAIN” IN A DISH ACTS AS AUTOPILOT, LIVING COMPUTER
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100 Facts and 1 Opinion

"The Non-Arguable Case Against the Bush Administration"
100 Facts and 1 Opinion
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Bush Supporters Still Believe Iraq Had WMD or Major Program, Supported al Qaeda

PIPA
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October 23, 2004

Post-war planning non-existent

'Near the end of his presentation, an Army lieutenant colonel who was giving a briefing showed a slide describing the Pentagon's plans for rebuilding Iraq after the war, known in the planners' parlance as Phase 4-C. He was uncomfortable with his material - and for good reason.

The slide said: "To Be Provided."'

KR Washington Bureau | 10/17/2004 | Post-war planning non-existent
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United States Patent: 6,485,773

Semen taste-enhancement dietary supplement
United States Patent: 6,485,773
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October 21, 2004

Anal wart researcher is worst job in science

Anal wart researcher is worst job in science
Posted by Martin Sewell at 11:08 PM | TrackBack

Love-making British couple sparks emergency

MSNBC - Love-making British couple sparks emergency
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Google 'saved' Australian hostage

BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Google 'saved' Australian hostage
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The Silence of the Domes

The Silence of the Domes
Posted by Martin Sewell at 10:41 PM | TrackBack

Regret The Error

Regret The Error
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Enjoy The Draft

Enjoy The Draft
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Inventor Rejoices as TVs Go Dark

Wired News: Inventor Rejoices as TVs Go Dark
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Florida elections

Voting_Machine.wmv
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October 19, 2004

The de Bruijn Code

BLOG@STEFANGEENS.COM: The de Bruijn Code
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Stairway to Heaven

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October 14, 2004

US Election 2004: Bush vs Kerry

"The result of the US election will affect the lives of millions around the world but those of us outside the 50 states have had no say in it - until now. In a unique experiment, G2 has assembled a democratic toolkit to enable people from Basildon to Botswana to campaign in the presidential race. And with a little help from the folks in Clark County, Ohio, you might help decide who takes up residence in the White House next month. Oliver Burkeman explains how"
Guardian Unlimited | US elections 2004 | My fellow non-Americans ...
UPDATE: Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Dear Limey assholes

"What if the whole world could vote in the U.S. presidential election?"
BetaVote.com

"Within the United States , of course, real (and imagined) differences between the mainstream candidates are more greatly magnified. However, compared to other western democracies, especially those with a finely-tuned system of proportional representation, most mainstream political activity in the US is concentrated over a more narrow ideological range. We note too that conservative Democrats tend to have more in common with Republicans than with the liberals within their own ranks."
The Political Compass: The US Presidential Election 2004

"Northwestern University political scientists Jeffrey A. Jenkins has an interesting essay in today's Chicago Tribune on where George W. Bush and John Kerry stand in the political spectrum, using standard methods in the study of American political science: [...]"
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: How conservative is Bush? How liberal is Kerry?

"It's not a matter of specific policies. It's just that Bush is the biggest obstacle to world peace"
Independent: Don't be fooled: Kerry would make a difference

"Those who entertain the notion that Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry will be a better president than incumbent George Bush are most likely under a great delusion."
[MLL] Will John Kerry be better than Bush?

"A Word about Neo-cons and Neo-libs
U.S.neo-conservatives, with their commitment to high military spending and the global assertion of national values, tend to be more authoritarian than hard right. By contrast, neo-liberals, opposed to such moral leadership and, more especially, the ensuing demands on the tax payer, belong to a further right but less authoritarian region. Paradoxically, the "free market", in neo-con parlance, also allows for the large-scale subsidy of the military-industrial complex, a considerable degree of corporate welfare, and protectionism when deemed in the national interest. These are viewed by neo-libs as impediments to the unfettered market forces that they champion."
The Political Compass
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October 12, 2004

October 6, 2004

Tabby-Looking Cat - This Sunday in Stoke Newington!

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