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Archive for November, 2008

Things not to wear around cockatiels

$5200 gold and diamond earbuds, for starters.

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  • V*ld*m*rt

    The new trailer‘s out for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, which was supposed to be out now but got pushed back to next summer.

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  • Not real, but still funny

    A Canadian (or insert any nothern state here) police chase.

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  • She claims she’s “not a sucker”.

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  • Baghdad: 2007 vs. now

    A stunning video.

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  • VIP treatment

    Congress won’t investigate their members who got special deals on mortgages from Countrywide, but it turns out the Postal Service is more honest.

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  • “No Fun League” update

    A Titans player pretended like he was being arrested after scoring yesterday and got a penalty with a fine likely upcoming. What, they thought he was making fun of Michael Vick or something?

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  • That and other highlights of yesterday’s games through the link.

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  • How to feel even older

    The baby from the cover of Nirvana’s Nevermind is now 17 years old. Obvious math, but still a little weird.

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  • Uh-oh

    The first trailer for next spring’s new Star Trek film is out (it was attached to the new Bond flick). If he really Anakin-ized Kirk like it appears he has I want the death penalty for J.J. Abrams.

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  • More record cold

    Al Gore, John McCain hardest hit.

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  • Hard times in Iran

    Not seeing how this is a problem.

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  • Steelers not actually for sale

    Bad news for would be Daniel Snyders, but generally good news for the team.

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  • What’s doing well now? Spam.

    Not the e-mail kind. And don’t miss the little slogan the Hormel spokescreature gives.

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  • Uhh, yeah. That’s a good way to attract people – fat old naked hippies.

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  • Here we go

    Obama reportedly will demand Israel withdraw to pre-1967 borders and give up half of Jerusalem. Because giving up land to the Pallies worked out so well the last 3 times.

    Don’t cross Jack del Rio

    In addition to all this you never know when he might have Mike Tice stab you with a pencil. I’m just saying.

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  • Playoffs?!

    Yes, for the first time in forever, the Arizona Cardinals might be in the playoffs. Denny Green could not be reached for comment.

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  • Need scissors

    Thousands of Americans are hurt every year opening those annoying “clamshell” clear plastic packages. But there is hope.

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  • Curry in space

    An Indian unmanned probe landed successfully on the moon. Cool.

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  • Why an auto bailout wouldn’t work

    Besides the obvious example of when the UK tried to do the same thing, the UAW/Detroit automakers pay nearly twice as much per hour in total salary and benefits as Toyota and nearly 3 times as much as the entire rest of the US manufacturing sector.

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  • And they did it on behalf of the media. Fantastic.

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  • Leaving the other possibility to be that he kinda sucks, I guess.

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  • Talk about bet-hedging.

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  • Woot: flying cars!

    Another DARPA project, as you might imagine.

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