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August 31, 2008

Gustav's headed for New Orleans An aggregation of all sorts of news, images and other information about the storm. I hope all N.O. monkeys and their families and loved ones are safely out of the area already, or well on their way. more inside
Dog on a Trampoline plus bonus Laughing Monkey with every order. Both YouTube more inside
Booms! 'splosions! Bangs! . Enjoy 50 levels of gamey goodness. stolen from BlueFilter

August 30, 2008

Seek the Six "We want information." "You won't get it." "By hook or by crook, we will." more inside
Installing Linux on a Dead Badger: User's Notes
The magnificant Krak des Chevaliers . or Qal'at al-Ḥiṣn Krak des Chevaliers was the headquarters of the Knights Hospitallers during the Crusades. The inner curtain wall is up to 100 feet thick at the base on the south side, with seven guard towers 30 feet in diameter. These are stones that did the work of men Recognize the label? more inside

August 29, 2008

Wing of Bat, and Mouse's Leg. "Deciphering how a paw becomes a wing confirms some of eco-devo's basic hypotheses."
Behind the Dude: Steve Buscemi on "The Big Lebowski" "I don't know how big this is but there's this new theory that Donny is just a figment of Walter's imagination. Like he's an old army buddy that had died or something. It almost works. There's the "your phone is ringin', Dude" "thanks, Donny?" [exchange]. But that's the only acknowledgement that the Dude makes of Donny. If you watch those scenes, it's like Donny would come in, Walter gets so upset and it's like the Dude never hears it." more inside
Sarah Palin is McCain's VP pick. She's the current governor of Alaska.

August 28, 2008

Complaint for Injunctive and Other Relief from "The Mutant Chronicles"
Crucified frog Pisses Off Pope but Italian museum refuses to take it down.
Africa is giving nothing to anyone--apart from AIDS. Discuss.
Ever wanted to do a artic polar circumnavigation? This is your year.
Nearly 40 years after releasing his first album, Sixto Diaz Rodriguez gets his due. Idolized in South Africa, and presumed dead, the "Sugarman" has come back from the dead. more inside
Naval Museum Too Authentic Roger the Cabin Boy unavailable for comment.
Using Lego to patch up ancient buildings around Rome. It's art, y'see.
I Left My Star Destroyer in San Francisco Amateur video of a Death Star over San Francisco. Shot on his junkie DV camera. [via]

August 27, 2008

9 amazingly unique bridges you may not have seen
Got Firefox 3? Install Ubiquity. Now. It's a 0.1 alpha Firefox 3 extension that gives you an interactive command line for browsing and altering and mashing up web pages and it is very, very good. Watch the video, then test drive for yourself. Oh, yes.
Shorpy.com is a photoblog featuring high-definition images from the first half of the 20th century.
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