July 27, 2004

Anti-social behaviour orders aka Asbos are a UK law designed to protect the public from behaviour that causes or is likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. And the cool thing about them is that they are heard as civil cases, which allows hearsay and balance of probabilities. But breach of an Asbo is a criminal offence. more inside
Is your jacket mp3/cell-equipped? If not, you're a total out-of-it loser shmuck.
H appy Birthday! more inside
Meet my son "Buttocks" and my daughter "Prostitute". Japanese Diet allows the adaptation of new kanji for names. The sky's not the limit though: "rape" and "cancer" are still verboten.
I got an abortion. These soft and comfortable fitted tees assert a powerful message in support of women's rights. Someone please enlighten me on how these T-shirts further the cause of women's rights. Seems in bad taste to me, of course not as bad as this shirt mind you.
giant robo flash fun
half the fun is figuring out how to play. have at it.
A preemptive strike! The Democratic National Convention. Go there, and say no more. For now.
┬┐Monstera Deliciosa? It looks weird, takes a long time to develop (up to a year!), and tastes like a couple totally different things. It's like fruit by Heiner Mueller! This thing is so god damn amazingly tasty...like a Wonka fruit salad...which should explain the name, which sounds like it should be a burrito in surfer country. Oh, and I almost forgot the BEST PART: it peels itself.
Escher Web Sketch [java applet] Explore the seventeen symmetry possibilities in two-dimensional space - or just move the mouse around - to create grandma's wallpaper groovy repeating patterns.
John Kerry's role in uncovering the Iran-Contra scandal.
The love that dare not speak its name. more inside
Random Word Generator By analyising the frequency of pairs of letters in 45,402 different words it is possible to generate new words which, although, don't have any meaning are reasonably syntactically correct. more inside

July 26, 2004

Ambush Another day at work for U.S. troops in Iraq. (wmv file)
Where's Joe? - Where's the Joe Wilson media coverage? more inside
Emo boys told to "stuff it" I didn't realize I was one until I read this. No wonder I can't get a date. more inside
Campaign Songs, from The Integral. 2004. The world's sole superpower holds an election to decide the fate of the planet. Two men, both Yale-educated, are facing off in one of the most contentious campaigns in their nation's history. And an influential Congressional staffer releases an album called simply Campaign Songs under the pseudonym "the integral" to protect his identity. Tippecanoe and Cheney too. more inside
Direct from God offers personalized letters to members of the military in Iraq from The Almighty. A sample: "You are an amazing young man, Matt. You epitomize all that is good and clean and pure about mankind. Much like my own Son." $7.95 each plus $1.50 for shipping.
WTF!? (see URL) Sorry, no description possible [Although possibly NSFW and extremely annoying]. Click on "ENTER" (if you find it) to see next eyes-burning graphic. Further warning: some pages have MIDI music. more inside
"A man in Suva, Fiji, is being taught to act human after being raised as a chicken."
Gwuh?
Journey into Kimland: An American expat's experiences on a trip to North Korea. more inside
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