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How to Tick People Off

May 16th, 2007 · No Comments

Instead of working.

# Leave the copy machine set to reduce 200%, extra dark, 17 inch paper, 99 copies.
# In the memo field of all your checks, write “for sexual favors.”
# Specify that your drive-through order is “TO-GO.”
# If you have a glass eye, tap on it occasionally with your pen while talking to others.
# Stomp [...]

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Cheap Date Ideas For the Weekend

April 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

One of the privileges of blogging anonymously, like I do, is that you can blog about cheap date just before you head out on one over the weekend
So yeah, Cupid has been kind and I have the opportunity to take a lady out this Saturday. So what does a geek do when he’s [...]

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Home and Living: 10 Ultra Small Houses

April 14th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Perhaps the most famous man to live in a dimunitive house was Thoreau, who famously lived in a wood cabin for a while. I went on a trip today discovering small houses of all shapes and kinds.
No list of small houses will be complete without these exemplary examples….

1. Yurts

You have US yurts and Russian yurts
2. [...]

Tags: esoteria · lists · living · routine-order, Mac OS X Compared to Windows XP

February 8th, 2007 · No Comments

“We pride ourselves in offering some of the most comprehensive comparisons between Apple and Microsoft’s operating systems on the Internet.”
Quite a commendable goal – will make deciding between Windows and OSX much easier. Or more difficult, if you are the kind who is confused by your brain, and prefer to decide with your “heart” instead.

This [...]

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Collection of Tongue Twisters

January 29th, 2007 · No Comments

1st Intern. Collection of Tongue Twisters – English

World Wide Web
Yup, that’s among the tongue twisters listed in the collection. Don’t let that deter you though, go and take a look. There are tongue twisters in many other languages too.

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Art Garfunkel’s Reading/Music Lists

January 20th, 2007 · No Comments

I stumbled upon Art Garfunkel(of Simon and Garfunkel fame)’s Reading List and Music List.
The Reading List is amazing, containing each and every book he has ever read since 1970!!!

His fourth alltime favorite song is his own song, the Bridge Over Troubled Waters.
There was a time in my life when I wouldn’t sleep without listening to [...]

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The New Seven Wonders of the World

January 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Jordan’s pink stone city Petra is now a candidate for being declared one of the new seven wonders of the world.
My curiosity stoked, I tracked down the other 20 candidates for the title of the new seven wonders of the world. The winning wonders will be announced on July 7, 2007 (07-07-07) by the New [...]

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Seen a Killer App lately?

January 17th, 2007 · No Comments

If you take Peter Coffee’s word for the 25 Killer Apps of All Time, then you will end up with the astonishing fact that only about 10% of the greatest killer apps of all time have been developed in the last decade.
I call BS! A decade ago, the internet was slower than my dog, and [...]

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How to Convince an Agnostic – from

January 7th, 2007 · No Comments

The Economist list of the top books of the year 2006 is interesting in itself, but what really got my gut was the following description of Richard Dawkins‘ latest book, “The God Delusion,” — as a wavering agnostic myself, maybe I should grab the book, and give it a half-chance of swaying me either way. [...]

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It’s Final – The Egg Came First

December 30th, 2006 · No Comments

‘Cause the Beeb says so! Scientists agree that if a kangaroo laid an egg from which an ostrich hatches, then it would be an ostrich egg and not a kangaroo egg. QED.

If you have some time to spend, read this list of 100 things we humans learnt/realized in the last year. The egg-fact comes from [...]

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