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Friday, May 28, 2004

R Todd King: China Photos 2003 - Northeast Winter Harbin Snow and Ice Festival. Great pictures...

Die DUCKOMENTA - eine Ausstellung This is too much.

The Way We Eat Now Ancient bodies collide with modern technology to produce a flabby, disease-ridden populace.

The Ultimate War Sim There were no whiny anti-war Hollywood types or questionable war motives or granola-munching human shields. I'm starting to think that even Command and Conquer: Generals, a game so "realistic" it took a NASA-built Quantum supercomputer to run it, has left me woefully unprepared to fight an actual war.

And the Belmont Club analysis here.

Thursday, May 27, 2004

Pop Vs Soda Very cool map...

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

UN implements food-for-sex program in the Congo Teenage rape victims fleeing war in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being sexually exploited by the United Nations peace-keeping troops sent to the stop their suffering.

Monday, May 24, 2004

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Now you have a use for that leftover Liquid Nitrogen...

Sunday, May 23, 2004

Bill Gates' Web Site - Speech Transcript: Microsoft CEO Summit 2004

Congress, Media Could Talk U.S. Into Iraq Defeat
The American establishment, led by the media and politicians, is in danger of talking the United States into defeat in Iraq. And the results would be catastrophic.