42 items of sad news

Douglas Adams, creator of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy has died. They met him once, and he signed a copy of his latest (and final HHG) book, Mostly Harmless. They are proud that they actually woke him out of his book-signing stupor. And of course, his best quote (and they know that it is… Continue reading 42 items of sad news

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The truth about spam

Not suitable for younger surfers. Really. If you’re under, oh, let’s say about 13 or so, this will only creep you out.

What to do with the election?

Americans, rejoice! They have solved the problem of the electorial college debate. Your platitudes are not needed, but are appreciated. The simple, obvious solution is this: For the next four years, we have no President. Imagine a sign on the white house that says, “Back in 4 years” — doesn’t that have a nice ring… Continue reading What to do with the election?

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Save the Dotcoms!

They imagine that this, combined with 1. carefully wrapping Sally Struthers in wire, and 2. burying her (alive or dead) within a fixed magnetic field would be enough to power any given third world country. Not that they are offering a bounty, or anything.

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Yes, they know these are old.

Just when you thought that Douglas Adams was too far gone when he created the infocom game Bureaucracy, they take you back in time: Remember the lady in Baltimore who got sued by her cable ISP? How about the guy who actually cashed a junk mail check Some other juicy tales of legal horror can… Continue reading Yes, they know these are old.

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Fun things to do with a body…

They want this. They just don’t want to be beta testing — as a matter of fact, they will wait for version 3.1 just to be sure it works as expected.

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Stack of odd stuff

They have been sitting on most of this stuff for more time than they care to admit. You may have already read this one — it has even been written up in wired — but they are proud to have been among the first to pass it around amongst our circle of friends. What is… Continue reading Stack of odd stuff

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Scientific Truth in Product Warning Labels

(Stolen Without Permission from Journal of anillegiblycopiedtitle)* WARNING: This product warps space and time in its vicinity. WARNING: This product attracts every other piece of matter in the Universe, including the products of other manufacturers, with a force proportional to the product of the masses and inversely proportional to the square of the** distance between… Continue reading Scientific Truth in Product Warning Labels

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This article does not reflect the thoughts or opinions of either myself, my company, my friends, or my dog; don’t quote me on that; don’t quote me on anything; all rights reserved; you may distribute this article freely but you may not make a profit from it; terms are subject to change without notice; illustrations… Continue reading Another huge disclaimer