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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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10 Day Emergency Survival Pack Contents

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Wow, this is exactly the kind of thing that crosses my mind occassionaly but I never get around to doing. The process of learning what to do, what to buy, where to by it, and deciding which of the options in each case is better is in itself enough to keep from doing it.

Jeffrey Yago [...]

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Broadband Cheaper in the UK?

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

There are some really cheap broadband offers in the UK – when compared to what I pay to Time Warner/Road Runner here in the US, the offers across the pond seem so much better. However, one thing I don’t get is if whether these deals are for DSL or for cable internet. I am somehow [...]

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Selectricity: Free Online Internet Voting Tool

May 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Now there’s free internet voting for everyone except the governments. Yes, you can hold an Internet election, for free.
Selectricity is an MIT media lab project that is in the incubator program. Right now it allows you to create quick polls which are fun and easy. Later, then intend to enable cryptographically secure, [...]

Tags: politics · routine-order · technology

Noureen DeWulf: Red Hot Indian

May 14th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Noureen DeWulf is the hot hot hot lady in Ocean’s Thirteen. It is said that she is part Indian, as in East Indian. Man does she look hot.

Here’s some more pics of Noureen DeWulf.
Here’s what Noureen’s got to say about being Indian:
Well, my parents are from Pune, India although I was born here in the [...]

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Suing Uri Geller

May 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Uri Geller tried to take down some youtube videos by invoking the DMCA copyright laws. The trouble is, he wasn’t the “original” producer of the videos or anything like that. So he asked youtube to take down some videos that expose him, while he wasn’t the owner of the content. And guess what, youtube responded [...]

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Why Bottled Water Sucks

May 13th, 2007 · No Comments

Upscale restaurants are up in arms against bottled water. It is easy to see why – it takes the equivalent of seven bottles of pure water to make one bottle of bottled water – bottled water costs more per gallon that gasoline at you gas station, and the environmental cost associated with the plastic bottle [...]

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Structured Settlements are Fascinating

May 12th, 2007 · 1 Comment

From a blog discussing a recent public interest litigation, I was led to look up structured settlements. According to law, when someone wins a legal argument and is awarded money as compensation, a structured settlements sees to it that some or all payments awarded by a judge or jury are made to the affected person [...]

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The Price of Ink Cartridges

May 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Ever wondered why ink cartridges are so highly priced? On a per-pound basis ink is more expensive that Russian caviar. Don’t take my word for it – here’s PC World. Printer manufacturers have traditionally followed what is called the Razor Blade marketing philosophy – sell the razor cheap and price the blades higher than normal [...]

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Merchant Account Fees & Credit Cards

May 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

There’s a coffee shop in our office complex where they don’t accept credit cards for less than $3. I have been going there every single day and he declined to give me coffee on my card. I was really eager to try out my citi credit card, to find out if I’d get 3% or [...]

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