March 25, 2004

Oy! New innovations in lingerie design. A must see for the lingerie fetishist or collector.
It's spring! (Well, at least here in the northern hemisphere.) In honor of the season of nature babies, here's an incredible series of photos of a tiny hummingbird nest, and all the drama that ensues therein.
Roll over Beethoven Old but amusing article from Guardian Unlimited about the level of knowledge of your average young adult on classical music.
Protest is now just a backdrop for a Diesel clothing ad in a slick fashion magazine Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on voting right, not selling out, and the benefits of Demerol.
More people over the age of 65 are going online. An interesting article from The New York Times Online (requires free registration) about the growing trend of individuals over the age of 65 going online; some of the questions asked are whether or not the technology tends to increase isolation or foster relationships both locally and over distances. The article tends towards accepting the latter as do I.
Tokyo Toilet Map
red meat comics from the secret files of max cannon is an excellent and long running on-line comic strip. i like bug-eyed earl the best. though milkman dan is good too. and if yr a jerry lee lewis obsessive check out the read meat newsfinger mystery link.
Georgia bans genital piercings for women. A bill banning women or parents of girls from any form of genital mutilation will hand out a two to twenty-year sentence to any woman getting a genital piercing.
White House Philosophers [Flash.]
Odd and Interesting Drawings [nsfw] The art of Yuko Shimizu is at times vaguely disturbing, oddly creepy, and really strange. I've lost about an hour of time better spent doing schoolwork on this site already tonight. It's very cool. Stolen from Fleshbot.
Richard Clarke Testifies To the 9/11 Commision Clarke began his appearance with an apology to "the loved ones of the victims of 9-11. ... Your government failed you. Those entrusted with protecting you failed you and I failed you," he added, as some relatives of those killed in the attacks dabbed at their eyes with handkerchiefs.
Bush announces Homo Alert System
Chester Molester "After a lengthy legal battle with the Jackson family, a former business associate was awarded an extensive collection of family memorabilia, including this photograph of a young Michael with the world
Turning The Tide. Noam Chomsky has a weblog.
Funky Flash Percussion more inside

March 24, 2004

Election rhetoric can get hot. Sometimes the hyperbole starts flying like monkey poo. And, yes, we've all at one time or another compared out least favorite politician to Hitler. But you gotta admit, this one takes the cake. A Taiwanese opposition party had the chutzpah to create a graphic analogy between President Chen and Most Hated Guy in the History of the Entire World. So the tiny Jewish community in Taiwan complains and the ads are taken down, only to be replaced by Saddam and Bin Laden. I can't believe how much fun politics is in Taiwan.
The Modern World Since I basically missed this thread, I thought I'd post this link to the main page instead of burying it under 103 other comments. The Modern World is a great refernce for anyone who is into Eco, Borges or just literature in general.
"Corporate terrorists" vs. "Evil" Col. Sanders. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals [PETA] is at it again; they've launched a new campaign against KFC, to push for more humane treatment of chickens. more inside
Curious, George Curious, George - Help! I have a friend who's going through a really, really rough time right now and I want to send her a bunch of links that will make her laugh. She has a twisted, sarcastic sense of humor (the and WHEE! squirrel is a favorite). I want to send this out today or tomorrow, so I'd appreciate if you guys could help me out. Thanks! more inside
Night of the Living Dead The horror classic Night of the Living Dead is now public domain and can be viewed online at the Internet Archive.
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