October, 2008

Friday, October 31, 2008

The Call of Cthubuntu

Ryan Paul: "It was then that I decided to take my inquiry to the next level. I had to try extracting the CD from the horrifying case and boot a computer using it. What folly and hubris could compel a sane man to pursue such unwholesome mysteries?"

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Lazyweb and Missing Persons

So maybe the Internet plus my Google rank will cause people with whom I've lost touch to find me.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

20% of antenna users to let TV sets go dark in 2009

ars technica: "The survey only included responses from viewers who watch over-the-air television, but this group actually includes very few Americans."

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Friday, October 03, 2008

Sweetener Controversy Grows, Funding For Many Of The High Fructose Corn Syrup Studies Came From Companies With A Financial Stake In The Outcome

CBS News: "Critics say it contributes to weight gain and tricks your body into wanting to eat more. And a lot of health-conscious people think it’s a toxic chemical concoction that can’t be good for you." -- ...and some people actually test these theories with experiments instead of constructing artificial "opinions on shape of the earth differ" narratives to meet their daily word quota.

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