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January 05, 2006

"Banana Note" worth big bucks. "An ordinary fruit sticker that mysteriously ended up on a $20 bill could spur collectors to bid up to 1,000 times the bill's face value at an auction Friday."
Catblogging: The Cat Family Tree. The evolution of Cats is a difficult matter, It's much more complex than at once it appears; You may think at first I'm as mad as a hatter When I tell you, cats go back 35 million years.
Saddam's Family The hottest heavy metal band in Iraq.
Curious George: mofi, I've broken my computer again. This time I've screwed up my widgets I was trying to get the WorldClock widget up and running, as I have a friend studying abroad this semester, but it wouldn't load. When I click on the icon I get a beep sound and the widget doesn't load. Dragging the icon onto my dashboard has a similar effect. more inside
Bush's Shadow War A Salon article by Sidney Blumenthal which suggests that Bush & Co. have been up to more than just secretly spying on civilians and "renditions". Maybe the people on the inside are getting nervous too . . . more inside
Nervous George: Everybody gets nervous at times, but when calling up potential employers/dates/etc..., I tend to get worked up to the point of physically shivering. more inside
First there was "Toss your camera". Now you can bounce your camera.
Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch. Tasty environmentalism! Which is, as we all know, the best kind.
Irving Layton dead at 93. The poet and glutton of life, greatest of all the Montreal School of Poetry, winner of the GG for A Red Carpet for the Sun, Nobel nominee, greatest graduate of Baron Byng High, sole man on Earth born with the Messianic sign, has died. Thanks for the poetry, Mr. Layton.
Fourteen-year-old Beats Leopard Yes, it's a newsfilter ... more inside
GervaisFilter He's written and will be starring in a new episode of The Simpsons in a plotline based on those charming wifeswapping shows...
Excuse me, weren't you in the Fall? Mark E Smith's band is legendary for its ever-changing line-up. Dave Simpson made it his quest to track down everyone who has ever been a member
War of the Worlds II - Edison's Conquest of Mars