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Friday, March 31, 2006

The Apollo Project

Project Apollo was a series of human spaceflight missions undertaken by the United States of America using the Apollo spacecraft and Saturn launch vehicle, conducted during the years 1961–1972. It was devoted to the goal of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth within the decade of the 1960s. This goal was achieved with the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. The program continued into the early 1970s to carry out the initial hands-on scientific exploration of the Moon, with a total of six successful landings. As of 2006, there has not been any further human spaceflight beyond low earth orbit. The later Skylab program and the joint American-Soviet Apollo-Soyuz Test Project used equipment originally produced for Apollo, and are often considered to be part of the overall program. The name Apollo, like earlier manned space-flight programs, was named after a god from classical civilizations, and comes from one of the Greek gods.

The Apollo programs
This site presents imagery & information from manned Apollo missions.
This information comes from NASA and the National Air and Space Museum's

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The Project Apollo Archive
The Project Apollo Archive serves as an online reference source and repository of digital images and videos pertaining to the historic manned lunar landing program (Click on Apollo Image Gallery and Apollo Multimedia in the left frame)
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Apollo Mission Traverse Maps
This gallery features several maps showing routes the astronauts took during extravehicular activities (EVAs).
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Google moon
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Defende the moon
Defend the moon by blasting these UFOs before they land on the moon or your base and start sucking the energy..
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Moon lander
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Baldness

Alopecia, commonly known as baldness, is a set of disorders which involves the state of lacking hair where it would normally grow, especially on the head. The most common form of baldness is a progressive hair-thinning condition that occurs in adult humans and other primate species. Nonetheless, the severity and nature of condition can vary greatly; it ranges from male and female pattern alopecia (alopecia androgenetica), to alopecia areata, which involves the loss of some of the hair from the head, alopecia totalis, which involves the loss of all head hair, to the most extreme form, alopecia universalis, which involves the loss of all hair from the head and the body. Treatment for alopecia has limited success. The more hair lost, the less successful the treatment will be. The psychological implications of alopecia include stress, anxiety and depression, and can in many cases involve issues relating to identity change, particularly when the eyebrows and eyelashes are also lost.

The Web Site for Bald Men
This is the web site for bald men who don't miss their hair. Baldness is something you can live with.
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Proud to be Bald
Can you imagine Michael Jordan or Yul Brynner with hair?
Don't yield to the their propaganda. Keep your money, keep smiling,
and enjoy being the person God meant you to be - bald!
You will be much happier.

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Bald Men Eat Free
If you've got a hairless head, you can eat free at Gary's every Wednesday.
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Bald Men Photo Gallery
A Tribute to those who choose to shave it all instead of spending $40 per month on Propecia
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Bald and Proud T-Shirt
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Bald Men Gifts
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Bush and Bald Men
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Prisons

Imprisonment is one of the main forms of punishment for the commission of crimes within the United States of America, and according to some reports, the country has some of the highest incarceration rates in the world. Some feel the high levels are due to the long sentences, especially for non-violent crimes.Some also feel that repeat offenders are not properly handled and that more focus should be on rehabilitation. A survey showed that among the nearly 300,000 prisoners released, 67.5% were rearrested within 3 years, and 51.8% were back in prison. The United States has the highest proportional prison population of any reporting world nation at 686 per 100,000. For the most part, the U.S. rate is five to eight times that of the Western European nations and Canada. The rate in England and Wales, for example, is 139 persons imprisoned per 100,000 residents while in Norway it is 59 per 100,000. The prison population in China was 111 per 100,000 in 2001 (sentenced prisoners only).

Break the law and live by a beach (Norway)
"Is Bastoy the place for you?" it asks next to photographs of a sunset sparkling off the tranquil waters of the Oslo fjord and horses pulling sleighs over packed snow. This wooded island could be -- if you are a rapist, a murderer, a drug trafficker or have accepted a large bribe...
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Curious about prisoners life? Watch it! (USA)
The Harrison County Sheriff's Department and Harrison County provide this live video feed to the booking area at the Harrison County Adult Detention Center (HCADC) and any web related links as a service to the public. While not common, by accessing this video feed, you acknowledge that you may be exposed to possible nudity and/or possible violence. This is an actual jail booking area where individuals who have been arrested are processed and booked into the Harrison County Adult Detention Center.
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Not enough for you? (USA)
This is a real life transmission of Anderson County Sheriff's Dept. Instances of violence or sexually inappropriate behaviour by detainees during the booking process may occur...
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GunRun
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Thursday, March 30, 2006

Weird......Like an Animal!

Animals can come into existance as a freak of nature, from physical accidents or by intervention of humans, they can be space pioneers or hot lovers, they can have beautiful or dreadful voices. They can be nice pets or cruel killers, smart or dumb, thin or fat and sometimes they are able to become important actors or politicians and get rich. Is some weird animal reading this blog at the moment? (feel free to answer using your own animal-language, including roars and moos...The Guerinos are weird animals too, they will understand)


Big Mac Animals
Definitely...it's not their fault
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Outer Space Animals
The first men and women who traveled in space, in the 1960s, depended on the sacrifices of other animals that gave their lives for the advancement of human knoweldge about the conditions in outer space beyond this planet's protective ozone layer, about the effects of weightlessness on living organisms, and about the effects of stress on behavior
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Animal Voices
Are you sure to know the sound produced by a "chickadee”? Here you can find out……..
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Freaky Animals
Physical accidents and deformities can also affect animals...(this link is not for everyone)
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Animal Lovers
Italian Pigs do it better...!
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Uddermadness
Cows in our farm have eaten something unknown and they are producing instant milk: try to help them before they blow up!!
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The condom

A condom is a device, usually made of latex more recently polyurethane, that is used during sexual intercourse to reduce the risk of pregnancy and/or some sexually trasmitted diseases (STDs) such as gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV. Condoms are also often used to cover medical ultrasound imaging transducers, keep a sex toy clean, and in cases of toys shared between partners, helping provide STD protection. Condoms do not protect against all forms of STDs. Other uses include holding water, keeping gun muzzles dry, and being a membrane to keep drugs intact whilst being trafficked. They are also known as prophylactics, as well as a number of colloquial or slang terms, such as rubbers.

Condom History
The complete history of the condom. In this web site you can find: history of the condom, frequently asked question on sex and HIV, quiz, statictic, gay & lesbian information and much more information.
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All condom type
the Internet's premiere condom store, can you find all condom type.
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HIV map
More than 39 million people around the world are living with HIV, here there is the HIV map
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How to use a condom
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The umbrella
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Glow in the dark
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My mom said I Could
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Alternative Online Comix

Comic books are a paradoxical medium. They exist at once as both collectibles and consumables. They are perhaps the medium most open to independent producers; anyone with a pencil and access to a Xerox machine can produce mini-comics" (From Dissertation on comic books, by Mark C. Rogers). "One advantage comic book writers have on other writers, of course, is artwork. Comic book writers do not have to waste words describing something the reader can plainly see. Yet this is a frequent blunder committed by neophyte comic book writers" (From So What's so great about writing comic books?, by Steven Philip Jones)

There will be machines
This site brings you a new cartoon every weekday from Paul and Daniel
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Toothpaste For Dinner
Official website and daily drawings of self-proclaimed "Inter-Net Superstar" known only as Drew
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Moresukine
A weekly interactive comic blog live from Tokyo
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Cyanide & Happiness
An eclectic mix of cynicism and vile toilet humor. No plot, story, characters or themes
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The Perry Bible Fellowship
Online archives of the weekly, offbeat comic strip by Nicholas Gurewitch
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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

The hamburger

A common theory is that the word "hamburger" originated from Hamburg, Germany. Due to widely prevalent anti-German sentiment in the USA during the First World War, an alternative name for hamburgers ("salisbury steaks") became more common for the duration; hamburgers' popularity even after the war was severely depressed until the White Castle chain of restaurants created a business model featuring sales of large numbers of small hamburgers in the mid-1920s. Recent years have seen the increasing popularity of new types of "burgers" in which alternatives to ground beef are used as the primary ingredient. For example, a turkey burger uses ground turkey meat, a chicken burger uses either ground chicken meat or chicken fillets, a buffalo burger uses ground meat from a bison, an ostrich burger is made from ground ostrich meat and a veggie burger, garden burger, or tofu burger uses a meat substitute (such as tofu, TVP, seitan (wheat gluten), or an assortment of vegetables, ground up and mashed into patties).

World's Biggest Hamburger
Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, Pa., is now offering the huge hamburger after its crown as the home of the world's biggest burger earlier this year.But now it's offering a new burger that weighs a whopping 15 pounds including ten and a half pounds of beef.
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A Hamburger Today
After the Super Bowl, we claimed we'd make a Roethlis-Burger if the Steelers won. Well, they won and we decided to follow through on our end of the bargain. Since we're so late, we decided to video the whole thing. It's not the exact recipe as the original from Peppi's, but we came as close as we could without seeing one in person.
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The Hamburger Game
OK, now it's my turn again. I was lucky and picked up both the pickles and the mayonnaise last round so all I need now is the ketchup and the hamburger bread. If I roll a 2 and a 4 I will land on both ketchup and bread squares, but which of the ingredient counters show these items?
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The Burger quiz
Do you consider yourself a burger expert? Test your knowledge!
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The Busy Burger Game
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Art of seduction

Seduction is the process of deliberately enticing a person into an act. The word can have a negative connotation, either seriously or mildly (and also used jokingly),and may refer to an act that the other may later regret and/or would normally not want to do. Temptation is similar, but does not require another person actively inducing it. In a religious context, seduction is often a specific form of temptation, an inducement to commit a sinful or immoral act. Seduction most commonly refers to the use of sexual desire in order to persuade someone to change their behavior to meet the desires of the seducer. It is usually implied that the seducer is acting out of a motive other than love for the seducee, and that the object of the seduction would not ordinarily have engaged in such behavior. There are many strategies that can be used for seduction, depending on sex, personality and circumstances. Many social behavior theorists classify seduction as a specialized form of persuasion. Seduction can also be viewed as a form of power that relies on psychological mastery rather than the use of coercive power, money, or intellectual appeals.


What kind of seducer are you?
Find out your seduction style
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Seduction Science
If you're the kind of person who is ready to take action on an opportunity to once-and-for-all improve your sexual life, then here's your chance to learn the real, scientifically tested methods to meeting and attracting women
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A seducer must always "protect" himself
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Figurative meaning of "offer oneself's heart"
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The Believers

The existence of religion in all of the world's major societies is the result of the process of Darwinian natural selection. Religion is a set of beliefs made by the elders in a society to enforce the moral values necessary to preserve the society which exploits a belief and supernatural powers to enforce "the rules". In a primitive society, without modern methods of transportation communication, religions could not conflict. In fact, religions were necessary to build the societies stable enough to bring about the technological advancements needed to bring them into conflict. However, in the modern world, the deep set beliefs in supernatural powers that have led people to build modern society cause more harm than good, because people are willing to fight and die to force their beliefs upon others in a time when science and technology have reached levels high enough to refute or make obsolete the claims of supernatural powers on which those beliefs are based (From Religion's place in modern society, by David Baron)

Children's letters to God
Dear God, if you watch in Church on Sunday, I will show you my new shoes
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The Brick Testament
An illustrated Bible presented by The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith. There are those who believe it to be divinely inspired, but The Brick Testament has been created entirely by The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith who builds all the characters and settings out of LEGO bricks, then photographs them to create the illustrated stories found on The Brick Testament website and book series
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Bible-Approved Underwear
"Dear Sister Rossetta, I need to ask you something. I need to know from a nun what kind of clothes you wear and the food you eat. This is for school. I'm studying about you"
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The Religious Affiliation of Comic Book Characters
This page focuses on fictional comic book characters, mostly from Marvel and DC, who are adherents of real-world (not purely fictional) religions
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Greatest Quotes about Atheism
"I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours"
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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Everything you wanted to know about....Ninjas

They have been described as the dark side of the samurai: merciless killers, experts in the most deadly martial arts, committed to the darkest vows of honour, is it so?You know them from the movies. You have seen them using weapons that have never existed in reality, wearing uniforms that they have never actually worn, performing outrageous exaggerations in unrealistic scenes. All these have nothing to do with the true spirit of the ninja warriors and their ancient martial art and philosophy: Ninjutsu or Ninpo. Because reality, my friends, outdoes the movies.

History of Ninjas
Ninjutsu’s tradition has its roots 2.000 years before our time. It is described as the art of the "secret penetration" or as the art of being invisible
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Urban Ninja Girl
She's pretty, she's young...she's a ninja!
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Crazy Ninja
Ninja's life is tough and dangerous: some of them cannot bear the stress and becomes like this one.....
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Ninja Combat
As your master I have a crucial mission for you! The dreaded Tsunami-Dragon and his forces are coming from the east, from the Darklands! They are in superior number! Without your help we will be doomed!
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3 foot Ninja
Even micro-ninjas can be very dangerous.....
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The Weird World of Japan

This post is about japanese creativity. Their inventions, games and a very particular dictionary

Kids' Japan Game
A game to begin to learn Japanese. Hiragana and katakana each consist of 46 signs which originally were kanji but were strongly simplified over the centuries. When looking at a Japanese text, one can clearly distinguish the two kinds of signs: the complicated kanji and the simpler kana signs. Hiragana is the first of all the writing systems taught to Japanese children. Many books for young children are, therefore, written in hiragana only.
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Japanese Vending Machines
Estimates suggest there are 5.6 million vending machines which works out to be one for every 20 people in Japan.
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Automatic door
This door is segmented into multiple strips and opens minimally according to the shape of the individual, animal or object that has to pass through. It also incorporates a security function that identifies people. The door is activated by the infrared sensors (the small black areas attached at the inner edges of the strips)
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Crazy Japanese
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Slapshot
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Forbidden Knowledge

"Sometimes, it seems, the paranoids are really on to something. When conspiracies prove to be true, the assertion that there is a kernel of truth in even the most far-fetched conspiracy theory appears also to be true. Conspiracies are often replete with internal paradoxes, and some are easily dismissed by rational folks as completely weird and crazy. Often, the truth lies in the middle, and the task of the serious researcher is to make an intelligent discernment. To dismiss some conspiracy theories as too wild and off the wall to deserve attention may only result in the last laugh being enjoyed by those who seek to control and to manipulate others" (From Conspiracies and Secret Societies: The Complete Dossier, by Brad Steiger and Sherry Steiger)


ASMON/MASON
A hexagram is two equilateral triangles superimposed over each other. If you placed a hexagram over the Reverse side of the Great Seal, five of the points in the hexagram would point to letters in the latin words "Annuit Coeptis" and "Novus Ordo Seclorum" which translates to "Announcing the Beginning of," and "the New World of the Ages" or "New World Order"
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Cyber-insect army
The Pentagon's defence scientists want to create an army of cyber-insects that can be remotely controlled to check out explosives and send transmissions.
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Illegal Transactions
Hundreds of well-off Japanese and other nationals are turning to China's burgeoning human organ transplant industry, paying tens of thousands of pounds for livers and kidneys, which in some cases have been harvested from executed prisoners and sold to hospitals.
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The Latest Model
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Monday, March 27, 2006

The Art of Cooking

Although the art of cooking seems mysterious at first, its elements are easy to define. You can prepare foods using different methods, with a variety of equipment, ingredients and seasonings. The great world cuisines came into being when people in diverse ecosystems and climates experimented with limited regional food resources and technologies over long periods of time. The Chinese method of stir-frying, for example, developed where large populations made firewood scarce. The Greeks create wonderful dishes with olive oil, mint, marjoram, flour, and other locally-available ingredients. French cuisine, which we associate with expensive restaurants, originated in the kitchens of family farmers, as did Italian and many other cuisines. And we must thank the Native Americans for showing us how to use our own native wild edible plants. (From The Wild Vegetarian Cookbock)

Cooking For Engineers
Have an analytical mind? Like to cook? This is the site to read!
Cooking For Engineers was started in June 2004 by Michael Chu as a place for Michael to store and share the recipes that he likes to use as well as some kitchen notes

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Taboo Meat
Taboo food and drinks are food and drink which people avoid consuming for religious, cultural or health reasons
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Coffee Art
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Art with Eggs
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Welcome in the Family

Welcome, stranger.

There are two reasons you are here. You were looking for the Selected by Guerino, the superb blog that was managed by myself until last week, or you arrived here by chance, maybe following the indication of a search engine. In both cases, you entered our family, the Guerinos, and we will do our best to make you feel comfortable. What you will find here is a fine selection of the most interesting links that we discover during our expeditions in the world wide web.
So sit down, take your time, and enjoy

Sincerly Yours,
Guerino (The Boss)


Friday, March 24, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
LabLit
LabLit.com is dedicated to real laboratory culture and to the portrayal and perceptions of that culture – science, scientists and labs – in fiction, the media and across popular culture. The site is intended for non-scientists as well as scientists, and the goal is to inform, entertain and surprise. In this forum, you will find essays about lab culture and lab-based fiction; profiles and interviews of scientists, novelists, playwrights, artists and other notables; humor; opinion; reviews; and artwork (with short fiction and poetry coming in the future). We also highlight outtakes from real laboratory life, including photos, quotes, links and other observations Launch
Add-on: These are some interesting articles that you can find inside LabLit:
> Killing Me Softly: Are iPods changing lab culture? (Launch)
> Sweet Somethings: Can a PhD attract the opposite sex? (Launch)

Anomalies of Nature
Throughout history there have always been individuals who possessed the amazing ability to "see" things either at a distant place or at a distant time, both past and future. But it wasn't until around 20 years ago that serious research was started by scientific groups. They found that the human mind had the amazing ability to "see" events at a distance even though under normal circumstances the "viewer" had no knowledge of these events. They further found that under certain mind-states a person could "see" reasonably accurately into the future or into the past. Not only that but distance didn't matter. Successful Remote Viewing has been achieved over a distance of 6000 miles!
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Deja Vu
A physiological explanation of the deja vu phenomenon may exist. The optical and neural paths from the two eyes may be slightly different. Or, alternately, a "newer" and "older" brain processing method might be responsible. Of the five human senses, it appears that the deja vu phenomenon only occurs to the sense of sight. Whether the other senses can be affected is unclear. Since deja vu is such an undocumentable experience, even this is not a certain statement. Going under the assumptions that it is exclusively a visual phenomenon, that it only seems to occur to certain people, and that there must be a physiological cause for the phenomenon, we consider some possible explanations
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Make yourself cleverer
A lot of people feel they are under-performing in their life, that they are letting themselves down, in terms of their ability to handle events or thinking that people at work are cleverer than them. This programme shows everyone can get smarter, and feel better, if they do these things
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Shoe Lacing Methods
Whilst mathematics tells us that there are more than 2 Trillion Methods of feeding a lace through the 6 pairs of eyelets on an average shoe, this section presents a (somewhat more realistic) typical cross-section of traditional and alternative lacing methods that I've either found or created or that have been sent to me by web site visitors
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How to peel cooked potato skin in one shot
This video will show you how to peel cooked potato skin in one shot. The secret is... Ice Water!
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Mental typewriters [Weird News]
A computer controlled by the power of thought alone has been demonstrated at a major trade fair in Germany. The device could provide a way for paralysed patients to operate computers, or for amputees to operate electronically controlled artificial limbs. But it also has non-medical applications, such as in the computer games and entertainment industries
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Sleep Positions [Weird News]
Scientists believe the position in which a person goes to sleep provides an important clue about the kind of person they are. Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, has analysed six common sleeping positions - and found that each is linked to a particular personality type
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G.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Invest in your Breast
"Ever since I was 12, I've wanted to get my boobs done. I didn't want to be like Pam Anderson or anything, nothing kinky. I just wanted to look normal. Plastic Assets gave me the opportunity to do the procedure discreetly and best of all, it was free!" (Catherine, 20, Seattle)
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Awful Plastic Surgery
The good, bad, and ugly of celebrity plastic surgery.
Plastic surgery is a general term for operative manual and instrumental treatment which is performed for functional or aesthetic reasons. Some people appear to become addicted to cosmetic surgery, possibly because of body dysmorphic disorder. Sufficient amounts of repeated cosmetic surgery can lead to irreversible damage to the normal body structure. However, due to the high cost of repeated cosmetic surgery, this disorder is generally one limited to the wealthy

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Before and After
In 1993, I received a scholarship to attend the School for Film and Television in New York City and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Farmington, CT. While in school, one of the skills that I learned and mastered was the technique of applying makeup that looked flawless on print, video, TV and film. I also learned how lighting changes the look of makeup; and how to compensate so that the makeup always looks radiant and flawless
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Dating my daughter
This application will be incomplete and rejected unless accompanied by a complete financial statement, job history, lineage, and current medical report from your doctor
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Inner Blonde Quiz :-)
Time to do the inner-blonde test! Pay close attention! There are 10 questions, so you should be able to answer them all in 5 minutes. DO NOT look at the answers found at the end of this document, that would be cheating! Write each of your answers down, it makes a difference
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Things My Boyfriend Says
While He was playing Civilization 4 I decided to go to the store. He asked if I would bring him back something, I said no, and he said: "And I was just going to name this city I conquered after you. I guess I'll have to call it Bitchburg."
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Guide to Flirting
Flirting is much more than just a bit of fun: it is a universal and essential aspect of human interaction. Anthropological research shows that flirting is to be found, in some form, in all cultures and societies around the world. Flirting is a basic instinct, part of human nature. This is not surprising: if we did not initiate contact and express interest in members of the opposite sex, we would not progress to reproduction, and the human species would become extinct
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I want this: Lover's Cups
Lover's Cups explore the idea of sharing feelings of drinking between two people in different places by using cups as communication interfaces of drinking. Two cups are wireless connected to each other with sip sensors and LED illumination. The Lover's cups will glow when your lover is drinking. When both of you are drinking at the same time, both of the Lover's Cups glow and celebrate this virtual kiss
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G.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Add-on to today's selection
This is our prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi
Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian politician, entrepreneur, media proprietor and the current Prime Minister of Italy. He is the leader of the Forza Italia political movement, a center-right party he himself founded in 1994. In the 2001 elections, he was again the centre-right candidate for Prime Minister and won against the centre-left candidate Francesco Rutelli. The second Berlusconi government was formed and this holds the record for being the longest-lasting in the history of the Italian republic. Berlusconi is the centre-right candidate in the upcoming April 2006 elections, his contender being again Romano Prodi. This is Berlusconi's training to face the Election Day
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Top Selection of the Day
Compu-Promo
The “Computer” photo file in the newspaper archives ends as you might expect: a microprocessor next to a dime. Go back a few photos; the chip stands next to a quarter. If you rifle the photos in reverse you see computers change from small inscrutable things to giant wonderful machines the size of industrial refrigeration units. Wardrobes with reels of tapes; steel desks with typewriters built into the top. Blinking lights of indeterminate purpose. Back in the old days, the time of IBM and Uniblab, a picture of a computer required a wide-angle lens. And a woman in a thigh-high skirt. Here are nine examples of computer promotional photography sent to newspapers in the 60s and 70s
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Chat with ALICE
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is defined as intelligence exhibited by an artificial entity. Such a system is generally assumed to be a computer. Although AI has a strong science fiction connotation, it forms a vital branch of computer science, dealing with intelligent behavior, learning and adaptation in machines. Research in AI is concerned with producing machines to automate tasks requiring intelligent behavior. The three-time winner of the Loebner prize for "most human computer", ALICE, is the famous original free software chat robot
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Email graphic traceroute
Paste an email with full headers (we need the 'Received' lines -- we don't need your email addresses, digg). The application will trace the path your email message took as it passed through various servers
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The "Surf At Work" Page
More and more employers and universities are becoming aware of the amount of time their employees or students are spending using the Internet for personal reasons. Obviously employers want to discourage this behavior and may implement a number of different ways to do so. This guide discusses a way an employee or student can securely access the Internet while at work or school, and also get around some common firewall restrictions that prevent you from using most networked programs
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Protect your privacy
This guide explains the major security and privacy threats a web user is exposed to when browsing the web, and presents the best ways to avoid falling into these holes
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Free Software
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Open Source for Windows
Free and open-source software is good for you and for the world. This is the best Windows software that we know of. No adware, no spyware, just good software
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The AXE effect
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G.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
LoveToKnow
Welcome to LoveToKnow Music, the free music wiki anyone can contribute to or read! Research music codes, read band profiles, learn about downloading music, and participate in a fast-growing community of music fans just like you! Help our community grow! Check out some articles that need your help, or learn how to write your own content! It's easy and fun!
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The Archive of Misheard Lyrics
The archive started as a spontaneous idea originating out of the Birdhouse Arts Collective in September, 1995. The concept was inspired by the mother of a close friend, who confessed to us that, as a young girl, she had thought that the old church song "A little walk with Jesus" was called "A little chocolate Jesus." In fact, she never realized her error until she was almost 45 years old. The longer we're online with this project, the more it seems that just about everyone has a story similar to hers
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Legal threats against The Pirate Bay
The Pirate Bay is the "worlds largest BitTorrent tracker". It was started by the Swedish anti-copyright organization Piratbyrån in early 2004, but since October 2004 has been a separate organization run by dedicated individuals. The Pirate Bay is well known for the "legal" page it hosts featuring mockery of organizations sending copyright infringement notices and cease and desist letters to them.
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Looking for mp3?
Why would we want to use Google to find MP3s instead of using P2P apps? P2P/BT is being monitored - Using Google we can download a lot more safely
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MuchMusic.Net
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Create Bands
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Desktop Blues
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Punk-O-Matic
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Enjoy
G.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Programming Language Inventors & Serial Killers
Geek has always had negative connotations within society at large, where being described as a geek tends to be an insult. The term has recently become less condescending, or even a badge of honor, within particular fields and subcultures; this is particularly evident in the technical disciplines, where the term is now more of a compliment denoting extraordinary skill. There is an increasing number of people who self-identify with the term, even when they don't fit the classic geek profile which emphasizes high intelligence but social isolation and loneliness as a result.
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How to catch a mouse without a mousetrap
I had a little friend visit my apartment the other week, and for a while there I was ready to make peace with him and co-exist. But after I cleaned up the place and ordered pizza one night, and it crawled up the side of my chair onto the sleeve of my shirt, I knew it was time to bid farewell
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How to measure the speed of light with Chocolate Chips
"Over the past week, I’ve been really busy with exams and projects. Trying to save time by finding the speed of light on Google, I stumbled upon an extremely interesting article on measuring the speed of light with a microwave. As any decent cook knows, microwaves do not heat evenly. In fact, this article explains their heating patterns are relative to the speed of light!"
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Envelope
Take a sheet of paper, write a letter on it and with a few deft folds you can make it into its own envelope. No glue, just the power of origami
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I want this: LED Binary Watch
The watch face contains 10 red LEDs that are used to indicate the numbers of the binary sequence and the values of the lighted LEDs are added to determine the time.
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I want this: Myvu
Myvu is a wearable headset that displays a video image in front of your eyes. It resembles a pair of space-age sunglasses. Inside the front of the unit is MicroOptical’s patented display system, which the company has adapted from hardware it’s developed for the military — for tank drivers and others that can benefit from seeing more information at once
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I want this: Teenage Furniture
Quick hide your porn! ”72 degrees" is a bedroom shelf for teenagers - designed to provide a place to store and hide pornographic magazines. The shelf has a secret compartment that can only be opened with the ring. 72 degrees is the average angle of a healthy erection
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Ethernet Cable Soldiers
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WhizzBall
WhizzBall! is all about puzzles. Either you can play the puzzles provided or you can build your own puzzles and submit them to our server so whizzards around the world can play them
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Saturday, March 18, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Web Pages That Suck (in 2005)
I started this site back in 1996 and every year I've planned to hold my version of the "Razzies for the Web." I wanted to honor those web sites that made us feel good about our skills -- "Hey, my site isn't THAT bad." In 2005, Web Pages That Suck featured 293 Daily Suckers. Of that total, I considered 117 bad enough to be possible candidates for the "Worst Web Design Techniques Featured on Web Pages That Suck in 2005." The short list consisted of 57 sites. Here are the "winners" in my completely arbitrary categories
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The Atlas of Cyberspaces
This is an atlas of maps and graphic representations of the geographies of the new electronic territories of the Internet, the World-Wide Web and other emerging Cyberspaces. These maps of Cyberspaces - cybermaps - help us visualise and comprehend the new digital landscapes beyond our computer screen, in the wires of the global communications networks and vast online information resources. The cybermaps, like maps of the real-world, help us navigate the new information landscapes, as well being objects of aesthetic interest. They have been created by 'cyber-explorers' of many different disciplines, and from all corners of the world
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Can the Internet think?
Is it a conscious entity? I suggest that attention, belief and knowledge are relevant attributes that the Internet needs to develop before it can become conscious. Various collaborative and voting-based social websites appear to be the start of a process which will unify these attributes across all or most of the Internet, turning it into a recognisable thinking "being"
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UrlyArt
UrlyArt is a photo mosaic made of tiny screenshots of websites. Each website has a link to its own URL. So, UrlyArt is artwork made up of URLs. It's pronounced like "early art," but has nothing at all to do with caveman paintings. The UrlyArt idea was conceived over a long Mexican lunch on February 9, 2006 by Ron Hornbaker and Joe Sparks.The site was quietly launched on February 20, 2006.
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MSN Art
An emoticon, sometimes called a smiley, is a sequence of printable characters or a small image that is intended to represent a human facial expression and convey an emotion. Emoticons are a form of paralanguage commonly used in e-mail messages, in online bulletin boards, instant messengers, or in chat rooms. The word emoticon is a portmanteau which popular etymology bases on emotion and icon. In truth, the second element is con, short for console, not icon.
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Google Mars
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If Ipod was packed by Microsoft
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Rong
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Friday, March 17, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Gameboyzz Orchestra Project
The aim of the Gameboyzz Orchestra Project is to create irony in the electronic music scene with our low tech hardware and relatively simple software in a world dominated by ever more advanced digital music processing and creation technologies. A crucial decision since the very conception of this digital music project was the creation of a unique brand of music by relying solely on our GameBoy consoles as musical instruments. "Our generation has been dealing with computers since childhood. We have witnessed an evolution in computer processesing power, from 8 bit processors to 32 bit processors. Computer technology has grew with us. Our free time has increasingly been spent playing computer games"
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Video Game Music Soundtrack List
Video game music is so popular that online cultures have been created, dedicated to bring new life to both old and new songs. These scenes vary from people who transcribe video game music to midi along with other scenes who remix video game music and release MP3 fnles. This is one of the websites which serve this community
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Trek Passions
A free personals site for science fiction lovers, including but not limited to Star Trek. Find others who share your passion for Sci Fi. Meet people who read Asimov, Bova, Heinlein, Adams, Clarke & more. Sign up now to enjoy free Sci Fi chat, message boards and email.
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Play a game
This is a kid who must have the whole school as his best friend. I bet they all want to come over and play a game, no matter what day of the week, no matter what hour of the day
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Free online arcade games
[re-post]
The section "arcade" on this site offers you the chance to play the great 80's classics. These old arcade games are gaining a new lease of life thanks to an emulator that restores them to how they were upon their release

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Flow
Dive deep into the space, eat, and EVOLVE
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Koala Kombat
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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Press Display
NewspaperDirect is delighted to deliver the world's leading publications in an exciting and fresh PressDisplay interface. PressDisplay.com is a digital solution for newspaper distribution, enabling publishers to reach their readership through innovative digital and networking solutions. PressDisplay.com provides a global perspective on the world's events, by delivering a wide range of newspapers to readers, while at home and away.
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Encyclopedia of the Nations
The Encyclopedia of the Nations is a complete source for detailed information about one hundred ninety three countries in the world. The detailed nation profiles are categorized by continent and alphabetically arranged and consist of information about each country such as the population, history, ethnic groups, culture, language, transportation, government structure, technology, and contain notes about museums, media, libraries, technology, and much more.
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George W. Bush Soundboard
By Albino Blacksheep
Construct your own speech about evildoers

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U.S. Presidential Diseases
From George Washington's toothlessness (he has no teeth left by middle age), to Grover Cleveland's gout, to Franklin D. Roosevelt's polio, to Ronald Reagan's Alzheimer disease, and finally to George W. Bush's colon polyps, presidents throughout history suffer from the same diseases and ailments like the rest of us. Find out what diseases you have in common with the leaders of the free world.
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United States of America
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Gangsta Name Generator
So, you want a gangsta name, huh, sucka? Type in your current boring-ass name and be re-dubbed. [Guerino: Da Guatemalan]
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Motorbikes
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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Cow Abductions
It's a serious problem. Countless bovines have disappeared from dairy farms everywhere. And the number of missing cows are on the rise. There's a rapidly growing collection of alien cow abduction evidenence and documentation. But support for the cause grows. People everywhere are sending messages to the celestial perpetrators, whom many now refer to as 'creepy alien freaks (via)
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May I take your order?
It was a night like any other - people inviting us out to a steakhouse. We get there, we are seated in a private room. All was well. Niceties aside, we prepare to order. I ask my wife what I should get. She says, "Go ahead and look at the menu - it's in English"
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True Facts
These facts are not guaranteed to be true. But they probably are.
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Wake-Up Call
1) Enter the phone number to call. 2) Choose the piece to play and the time that the call will be placed. The message will be read after the piece is finished. 3) Please provide your email address
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Death Clock
Welcome to the Death Clock, the Internet's friendly reminder that life is slipping away... second by second. Like the hourglass of the Net, the Death Clock will remind you just how short life is
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Motivational Posters
Those cute little signs with the snappy statements and pretty pictures that are supposed to solve all your problems. The cheerfully optimistic wall decorators championed by "office synergizers" and morale boosters alike that, realistically, carry nothing but hollow rhetoric
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Very Intelligent People
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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Tim Marrs, the Illustrator
Since Tim graduated from Central Saint Martins with an M.A back in 99’ his work has continued to develop and inspire. A combination of drawings, photography, screen-printing techniques and Photoshop gives Marrs’ work a hand made, dynamic and contemporary feel. His technique is one of the most influential styles in modern illustration and having worked for clients such as Saatchi and Saatchi, Ogilvy and Mather, Geffen Records and Jordan:Nike, Marrs is starting to get the recognition he deserves. (via)
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Bask
Hailing originally from Czechoslavakia, Bask spent his formative years in Florida. His fine art and street works are loaded with iconic pop culture images well known in capitalistic America. It's an interesting story... a young man growing up under a communist regime comes to a country that takes pride in its civil liberties. He finds, however, that we may have freedom of speech in the USA, but capitalism can be just as tyrannical as communism, i.e. in propaganda and marketing. His reaction to the tyranny? Rebel by using the icons against themselves (via)
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Graffiti Research Lab
The Graffiti Research Lab is about outfitting writers and artists with state-of-the-art graffiti technologies like LED Throwies, conductive and magnetic paint, etch stickers and DIY night-vision goggles
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Seeing is Believing?
This page illustrates that our visual perception cannot always be trusted. The components of an object can distort the perception of the complete object. Our mind is the final arbiter of truth. Optical illusions have been studied for millenia. The ancient Greeks used a technique known as entasis which incorporates a slight convexity in the columns of the Parthenon to compensate for the illusion of concavity created by parallel lines. Many of the following illusions have been popularized by psychologists and artists like Hering, Ehrenstein, Meyer, Zöllner, Müller-Lyer, Poggendorf, and Escher.
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Body Implants
Body implants are additions made to a creature’s physical form through surgical procedures. They are always additions, never replacements. Body implants are usually made of grown flesh components, but they sometimes incorporate steel plates, wire, tubes, or other inorganic parts
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Kharon 4a: The Four Rooms of Kharon
Kharon 4a is an online adventure game dealing with biotech issues. The makers of the game have worked closely with the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board during the creative process - to ensure the scientific validity of the game content. So, having played Kharon 4a, you will be left with not only an interesting and entertaining online experience, but you will also be familiar with the most imporant aspects of bio technology
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Monday, March 13, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Found
We collect FOUND stuff: love letters, birthday cards, kids' homework, to-do lists, ticket stubs, poetry on napkins, telephone bills, doodles - anything that gives a glimpse into someone else's life. Anything goes... We certainly didn't invent the idea of found stuff being cool. Every time we visit our friends in other towns, someone's always got some kind of unbelievable discovered note or photo on their fridge. We decided to make a bunch of projects so that everyone can check out all the strange, hilarious and heartbreaking things people have picked up and passed our way.
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Accidental Discoveries
Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann took the world's first acid hit in 1943, when he touched a smidge of lysergic acid diethylamide, a chemical he had researched for inducing childbirth. He later tried a bigger dose and made another discovery: the bad trip
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ether
We all have something valuable to say. Whether you're an accountant, a computer expert, a blogger, or a good gossiper, you can earn money selling what you say to others over the phone or through email.
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Nyctalopia
Nyctalopia (Greek for night blindness) is a short, Flash-based puzzle collage by French artist Philippeloy. Each screen requires you to complete a simple task to move on. None are particularly difficult but no two are alike. In case of confusion, instructions are hidden somewhere in each image
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Lefortovo Tunnel
Lefortovo tunnel in Moscow is one of the deadliest tunnels in the world. The 3.2 km tunnel appears rather cramped, but that doesn't stop any of these drivers from traveling at ridiculous speeds, nor has it prevented from being generally careless.
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Man dates his mother [Weird News]
"I walked out on that dark beach thinking I was going to hook up with the girl of my dreams," the rattled bachelor later admitted. "And there she was, wearing white shorts and a pink tank top, just like she'd said she would. "But when I got close, she turned around -- and we both got the shock of our lives. I mean, I didn't know what to say. All I could think was, 'Oh my God! it's Mama!'"
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Friday, March 10, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Digital Photography Tutorial
Photography is going through an exciting and often controversial transition period as many traditional film photographers are beginning to explore the new capabilities made possible with digital cameras. Traditional aspects such as the fundamental techniques and lens equipment have remained the same, however others are markedly different. Photographers using digital equipment now have previously unattainable control over noise levels, dynamic range and color accuracy. This is an exciting time to get involved with photography and digital imaging. Imaging and digital photography software changes routinely, so these tutorials aim to emphasis key concepts over specific step by step procedures. They are also designed to be general enough that nearly any common editing software can be used, unless otherwise stated.
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BioScapes 2K5
Olympus BioScapes 2005 Digital Imaging Competition Gallery. "We have created this competition because there is so much dynamic work now being done in research laboratories all over the world," said George Steares, Group Vice President for Scientific Equipment at Olympus. "These fascinating shots will tell important stories that shed light on the living universe around us. We want to know these stories and see these images. The BioScapes photo competition will focus exclusively on digital microscopic images in the life sciences and will allow entries in many formats: images, image series, and movies"
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Insect Macros
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Tokyo Streets
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30 days in Vietnam
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thedigitalphotographyweblog
A picture is worth five megapixels
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The students of my lab
The students of my lab should study the whole day for their Master Thesis. Sometimes, they take a break for looking at the links of my blog. I can acccept that. Sometimes, they spend a few hours learning new ways to wash a car, or talking about their girlfriends. I can accept that. But some days ago, they sent me by email these three links. This is unacceptable

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Thursday, March 09, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Fax Toy
Random Stuff Sent From Your Fax Machine. You can fax something interesting to 1-510-545-0990 (your boss will never notice... maybe) and it should appear here within a couple of minutes. (The number is in Northern California, USA. Long distance charges may apply.) Keep it clean & legal. Fax single-page documents with no cover sheet.
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Hacks
Hack is a term in the slang of the technology culture which has come into existence over the past few decades. As a noun, it has a number of related meanings. As a verb, it means creating or participating in a hack. The initial hacker community applied this pre-existing local slang to computer programming. A "hack" now meant a clever or quick fix to a computer program problem, as in "That hack you made last night to the editor is working well". A hacker came into the lexicon as meaning one who hacks, using this definition. The surface implication (which might be a modest mocking and play on the literary definition) was a casual attempt to fix the problem, but the deeper meaning was something more clever and thus impressive.This site contains a complete list of the hacks that are available online.
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Project IP
In computer networking, an IP address (is a unique number that devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard. Any participating device — including routers, computers, time-servers, printers, internet fax machines, and some telephones — must have its own globally unique communicable address. Project IP lists just about everything a webserver can find out about your computer.
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Linux on a Dead Badger
Let's face it: any script kiddie with a pair of pliers can put Red Hat on a Compaq, his mom's toaster, or even the family dog. But nothing earns you geek points like installing Linux on a dead badger. So if you really want to earn your wizard hat, just read the following instructions, and soon your friends will think you're slick as caffeinated soap.
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The Real Simpsons
The creators of The Simpsons wanted to know what the shows opening sequence would be like with real people. They pay close attention to every detail except they filmed it in England so Maggie is on the wrong side of car, I guess thats nit picking.
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Pinata Accidents
The pinata is a bright candy-and-toy-filled container (generally suspended on a rope from a tree branch or ceiling) that is used during celebrations. A succession of blindfolded, stick-wielding children try to break the piñata in order to collect the candy inside of it. It has been used for hundreds of years to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays and Christmas.
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Break Dance
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G.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
StreetWars
At the start of the game you will receive a manila envelope containing the following: 1) A picture of your intended target(s); 2) The home address of your intended target(s); 3) The work address of your intended target(s); 4) The name of your intended target(s); 5) Contact information of your intended target(s). Upon receipt of these items, your (or your team's) mission is to find and kill your target. If you are successful in your assassination attempt, the person you killed will give you their envelope and the person they were supposed to kill becomes your new target. This continues until you work yourself through all the players and retrieve the envelope with your (or your team's) picture and name. Then you win. Cash. But first live in fear
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Loose Change 2nd Edition
The truth behind 9/11, what the government doesn't want you to know.
A one hour analysis of 9/11 and how it is more likely than not that the government was actually behind the attacks. Next to the work of Alex Jones, this is ranks up against the best of documentaries in the 9/11 Truth Movement

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Chernobyl
On April 25th -26th, 1986 the World's worst nuclear power accident occurred at Chernobyl in the former USSR (now Ukraine). The Chernobyl nuclear power plant located 80 miles north of Kiev had 4 reactors and whilst testing reactor number 4 numerous safety procedures were disregarded. At 1:23am the chain reaction in the reactor became out of control creating explosions and a fireball which blew off the reactor's heavy steel and concrete lid. The Chernobyl accident killed more than 30 people immediately, and as a result of the high radiation levels in the surrounding 20-mile radius, 135,00 people had to be evacuated.
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The Pain Station
After 1 year of development, the original "PainStation" was completed in 2001 by Volker Morawe and Tilman Reiff while studying at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Exhibitions on several occasions quickly showed that the concept of inflicting pain in a videogame worked well and the installation became a success not only within the media art world.
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Passport Control [Weird News]
You might have the best forgery skills in the world, but it is not much use if you cannot spell.
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Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
WebCollage: Exterminate All Rational Thought
This is what the Internet looks like. WebCollage is a program that creates collages out of random images found on the Web. More images are being added to the collage about once a minute, so this page will reload itself periodically. Clicking on one of the images in the collage will take you to the page on which it was found. It finds the images by feeding random words into various search engines, and pulling images (or sections of images) out of the pages returned.
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You know you're an Internet addict when...
...you think that 404 is the number of the beast.
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I want this: Puzzle Alarm Clock
If you’ve snoozed through one-too-many alarms and then way overslept, Bim Bam Banana’s Puzzle Alarm Clock will give you a quick intelligence test that is bound to wake you up before it will stop its incessant honking. As soon as you can assemble the four puzzle pieces that are popped up into the air at your predesignated time, the thing will finally shut up.
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I want this: USB slippers
Yet another fantastic product from Thanko, the heated USB slippers v2! They look rather cool... errmm, hot, and remind me a bit of the slippers I used to wear when I was a little space pig.
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I want this: Pill Takers Cup
Designed with an inner shelf to hold a pill, this cup helps you swallow even large capsules with ease-automatically, as you drink. Simply place pill in slot, sip liquid as usual, and relax as it washes your medicine down-effortlessly!
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I want this: Kono Pizza
Created in Italy, now taking over the world. Fresh ingredients, a magic oven, no mess – just a healthy, delicious snack in 4 minutes. Kono’s the only pizza to enjoy on the run so grab one quick and go play!
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100 Things You Need to Know About Women
You know not to forget her birthday and that her favorite flowers are purple tulips. But you need the complete list. Please use it responsibly.
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How to argue with females
The Allied Invasion. The Trojan Horse. The Divine Plan. The following strategy puts them all to shame because it defines how to finally defeat the great beast of society: women. Arguing with girls, like yoga, is a meaningless and inane exercise. A lot of guys hate doing it, most notably because it never seems like we can win. But you can win. Here's how.
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Virtual Girlfriend
For all the guys who loved the CarWash (Patrizio, you will really like this one!)
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Monday, March 06, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Engineering Achievements
How many of the 20th century's greatest engineering achievements will you use today? A car? Computer? Telephone?
This website celebrates a remarkable century of technological achievement. The website contains detailed historical information, timelines, and personal essays by key innovators for each of 20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century.

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Today in Science History
This site memorializes births and deaths of famous and not so famous scientists of the past, and other events in science history.
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So You Wanna
SoYouWanna.com teaches you how to do all the things nobody taught you in school. If you're looking for explanations online, the wild goose chase ends here.
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How to fix your monitors and your old TVs
This trick can be used for repairing monitors and TVs that have been subjected to strong magnetic fields. [Luca, I think that this trick could fix the TV that we have in our lab!]
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How to Stop Time
Quantum physics discovered that consciousness is entangled in matter in some inexplicable ways; but other than the very fast, or very small, or very large, we tend to assume our “ordinary” reality conforms more to the laws of Newton. Simple cause and effect unfolding with clockwork constancy — well, it’s time to shatter this assumption. Let’s stop time
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Why
If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?
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Invisibility [Weird News]
A professor from chair of quantum and optical electronics of the Ulyanovsk State University in western Russia has patented a method of making things invisible.
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Friday, March 03, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
Brandmarker
A brand which is widely known in the marketplace acquires brand recognition. Where brand recognition builds up to a point where a brand enjoys a mass of positive sentiment in the marketplace, it is said to have achieved brand franchise. One goal in brand recognition is the identification of a brand without the name of the company present.
This is an attempt to evaluate the actual power of brands by making Austrian people draw a total of twelve logos (nine international, three typically European) from memory, 25 people per brand.

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How they named companies
Yahoo! is a "backronym" for Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle. The word Yahoo was invented by Jonathan Swift and used in his book Gulliver's Travels. It represents a person who is repulsive in appearance action and is barely human. Yahoo! founders David Filo and Jerry Yang selected the name because they jokingly considered themselves yahoos
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Who would buy that?
How often have you found an online auction item that was so hideous you couldn't help but ask, "Who would buy that?". We have. A lot. So much so, in fact, that we couldn't keep our good fortune to ourselves. You see, here at "Who Would Buy That," we patrol the web's auction sites so you don't have to. We devote hours, sometimes even entire days of our lives to ferreting out the true gems among the trappings of our modern society. Whether it's that animatronic lawn Santa that frightened you as a child or the ubiquitous black velvet Elvis painting, we'll find it for you.
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Maximizing your ROI at Pizza Hut
You like the salad served at the Pizza Hut but you dislike the idea that it’s expensive and you are not allowed to take more than once? Here is a guide on how you can maximize your return of investment, invented by some creative Taiwanese students.
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Toys from Trash
The best thing a child can do with a toy is to break it.
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Low Budget Bungee Jumping
You get what you paid for, right?
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This room is full of people...
...that think you are funny
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Being IT
You're Joe, the IT Guy
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Thursday, March 02, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
The Church Sign Generator
You've seen them - the signs in front of churches, with a witticism or a pun that made you groan. I think they're hilarious, often unintentionally so. Ever wanted to rearrange the letters to make your own church sign? Well, now you can. Choose a design below, add your text, and a personalized church sign photo will be generated for you! Save it, send it to a friend, put on your website, or use it however you like. Enjoy!
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Jesus CV
Hello. My name is Jesus - The Christ. Many call me Lord! I've sent you my resume' because I'm seeking the top management position in your heart. Please consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume. Some of my skills and work experiences include: empowering the poor to be poor no more, healing the brokenhearted, setting the captives free, healing the sick, restoring sight to the blind and setting at liberty them that are bruised"
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The Bible In Excel
"I found a text file with the complete King James Version of the Bible. I wrote a few macros and dumped it all into an Excel workbook. Each book is on a separate worksheet, and each verse is in a separate cell. It has a handy hyperlink table of contents so you can jump to any book. I also wrote some summary formulas to calculate the number of characters in each book, and the average number of characters per verse. Then I added a word count feature: Enter a word and it displays the number of occurrences in each book."
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The 50 Gayest Things of All-Time
& The 50 Things That Make You Most Feel Like a Man

We love gay people - well not love, but we don’t dislike them any more than we dislike everyone else. Besides, homosexuality is not at all what this list is about. Whether you smoke pole or munch rug, we all know that some things are just plain gay. If there were a better word, we’d use it. We are writers after all. So if you are going to get offended by us saying that sliding boards are gay, feel free to click on an ad on your way out.
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The 50 worst hairstyles of all-times
It is said that hair makes the man, and certainly women go to amazing lengths to find a style that will at once enhance their looks and set them apart from other women. Sometimes the pressure and lengths traveled lead to styles and cuts that are just plain terrible.
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Embarrassing Moments
A compilation of moments that might be a little embarrassing
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The Rodeo
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Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Top Selection of the Day
TextArc
A TextArc is a visual represention of a text—the entire text (twice!) on a single page. A funny combination of an index, concordance, and summary; it uses the viewer's eye to help uncover meaning. TextArc evolves from an academic tool into a full-fledged work of digital art. ...This is the reading process made visible. As the eye arrives at each word, it glows in the mind while generating a skein of other associations, similar to what happens when one reads a book. Then it lingers a bit before receding from consciousness. And all the while, the greater whole of the story is present in the imagination and beautifully vivid on the screen.
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Neen
Neen, stands for Neenstars: a still undefined generation of visual artists. Some of them belong to the Contemporary Artworld; others aresoftware creators, web designers and videogame directors or animators. Our official theories about reality -Quantum physics etc.- proved that the taste of our life is the taste of a simulation. Machines help us feel comfortable with this condition: they simulate the simulation that we call Nature. Opening the door of your room or clicking on a folder on your computer's desktop will send you to similar destinations, two versions of reality which are apparently impeccable and dense, but they will start dissolving after you analyze them.
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Before and After
Photos by Kristine Larsen.
Larsen is a professional photographer based in New York City. Larsen lived and worked in the shadow of the World Trade Center for nearly a decade. In the financial district, the looming towers served as an awesome and unavoidable backdrop to everyday life and work, and appeared in scores of Larsen’s images. In her current show she returns to the sites of many of these photographs. The new landscapes, shot on the same spot and at the same times of day as the originals and paired with them, capture at street-level both the massiveness of the presence of the towers and the void left by their destruction.

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When Pigs Fly
"When pigs fly" is an idiomatic way of saying that something will never happen. Pigs are heavy animals, without wings, and cannot possibly fly, so "when pigs fly" is a time that will never come. Possibly the first occurrence of a pig actually "flying" occurred in 1909 when the British aviation pioneer Lord Brabazon made the first live air cargo flight with a pig in a basket tied to a wing-strut of his airplane. Also, given enough thrust is applied, any pig is capable of ballistic flight
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Rubik's Robot
This Robot, created by Evan Gates, solves the Rubik's Cube in approximately 15 seconds at the Caltech Spring 2004 Rubik's Cube tournament.
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Insomnia [Weird news]
As songbirds awaken the early risers at dawn on the farm, one resident is already up; in fact, he never slept – not once in the past 33 years.
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G.