Failure Magazine. For those tired of seeing nothing but wimpy, boring good news in the mainstream media…
Barbara Bush’s Guide to Houston for the under-privileged. Advice to evacuees from the woman who said of them “so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them.”
Here’s another site featuring Japanese vending machines — including a lobster machine? This one also features other non-vending-machine items of interest in Japan.
Vending machines of Japan. They have a machine for everything over there!
The Handbook for bloggers and cyber-dissidents, from Reporters Sans frontiÃ¨res. For those stuck in less-than-free countries, this is how you do it. Of course you’d imagine that places like China and Saudi Arabia would already have blocked access to sites like Reporters Sans FrontiÃ¨res, but that’s another matter entirely.
Remember those Diebold voting machines that several (including I) denounced as unstable and insecure? As it turns out, they ARE as unstable and insecure as we said. I wonder how many “back door” votes were needed to reelect the President…
Putin pulls strings, has Khodorkovsky’s lawyer expelled from Russia. Russia should just drop the flimsy pretext that they have rule of law and name Putin Czar Vladimir already. It wouldn’t improve things, but at least it would project a more honest image to the world — that the country is an absolutist state ruled by the whims of its President, and where the legal system is used against said President’s enemies, real or perceived…
Katrina: the Gathering. It’s a good starter deck, but what about expansion packs?
Does the President need a bathroom break? He seems unsure. As bizarre as this note seems, it’s been verified via photos taken by other photographers.
Food porn! Have no fears, it’s quite safe for work. Unless you work in a restaurant, I guess?!?