February 28, 2006

21 flavours of Windows ice cream, kids!

Windows Visa to come in six versions. Nothing like confusing your customer, eh?

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February 27, 2006


How Hangovers Work

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February 25, 2006

My kung fu style is better than yours!

Jakob Nielsen Kung Fu fighting styles. Ha!

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MILF lessons

How older women snag younger guys. There is a discussion on Fark.com over here.

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February 23, 2006

One beeelion songs!

Holy music CDs, Batman! Apple has now sold 1 Billion Songs through iTunes.

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Tales of weird food

Alan Richman goes on a quest for the weirdest food. Don't read it at lunch time.

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Get jiggy wid it to get some booty

Research shows that men who can dance well have a better shot of attracting women. Damn, I am so screwed. Anyone willing to take a chance on a guy who can cook instead?

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February 20, 2006

The opiate of the masses

Christopher Hitchens argues the case for mocking religion. I agree.

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Why long roads are a good thing

The Straight Dope has the goods on how traffic on a freeway can slow down. I think it's important to keep this in mind when planning roads in Bangalore.

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The Ladder Theory

Have you read the Ladder Theory of male/female interaction? It explains how a man who has feelings for a woman can't be "just friends", what a "cuddle bitch" is, and other such things.

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Sun April Fools pranks

April Fool Pranks in Sun Microsystems Over the Years. I'm still wondering how much planning must have gone into "A water tank full of catfish in Andy's 911, inside his office".

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February 18, 2006

Google me this and Google me that

Personalize your Google homepage with a huge collection of modules. Very cool.

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February 17, 2006

More than just fluff

The Indian Economy Blog is the place to visit if you want actual discussion of economic issues that go beyond just observations of how there are lots of poor people in this country. It has an impressive list of contributors.

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February 15, 2006

Tax me up, buttercup, don't break my heart...

Congress wants FBT removed. Even the Congress, the ruling party, wants the Finance Minister to get rid of the asinine Fringe Benefits Tax. That gives you an idea of how bad it is.

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Anita gets a photoblog

Anita Bora has a new photoblog called Decent Exposure, with assistance from yours truly in the setup department. She plans to upload a new choice photo every day or two.

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An important question answered

When and why did women start shaving their legs? is a question answered by Ask Yahoo! recently. (link via Ravages)

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February 13, 2006

Star Trek for real

Psst! Want to see a galaxy? Take a look at the Sombrero Galaxy. Awesome space picture!

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How about more vacation time?

What US Ivy League employers are offering. Oooh, "professional massage" sounds good. :)

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Workaholics Anonymous?

Signs that you might be working too much? Wiring your bathroom, for instance.

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February 12, 2006


Paris Hilton as 'Mother Teresa'? Somebody please tell me this is a hoax.

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February 11, 2006

Your own Garfield comic

Make your own Garfield comic

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February 09, 2006

Me want moneeeey!

The most corrupt countries, according to Forbes. (link via the selectively forgetful Ravages)

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The eyes... they don't lie

Eye Movement and Lying - How to detect lies (this is for you-know-who-you-are.)

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Artery-clogging goodness

The fries at McDonald's are getting fattier and greasier. Doesn't matter to people like me who stay far away from McDonald's, thankfully.

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February 07, 2006

A Lost World found

Arrr, thar be dragons here: 'An astonishing mist-shrouded “lost world” of previously unknown and rare animals and plants high in the mountain rainforests of New Guinea has been uncovered by an international team of scientists.' It's always nice to find new species, ain't it?

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February 06, 2006

Spider-man, Spider-man...

The Los Angeles Police Department will start using Spider-man-like tracking devices on fleeing vehicles instead of engaging in a high-speed chase.

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February 05, 2006

Not just a B-52 song

LoveShack.org is another community site for advice on relationships of all kinds. Some interesting reading there if you are so inclined.

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Listible is an interesting way to get Internet resources using tags. I'm still exploring it.

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February 04, 2006

Lion cub and dog

Cute photo gallery of the day: A lion cub and a dog playing. This picture will be very different in a couple of months.

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February 03, 2006

The movie Alien - on earth - for real!

Very gross account of how the Ampulex compressa wasp uses the cockroach's body as a host. Yet cool for some morbid reason.

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February 02, 2006

February 01, 2006

Warner Bros to sell movies on net from March, but... only in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Huh?

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Print media - still stocked with morons

Newspapers take aim at Google in copyright dispute: Newspapers are planning to sue Google for Google News, proving once again that some people just don't get the Internet.

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