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links for 2010-03-02

Ayn Rand, Hugely Popular Author and Inspiration to Right-Wing Leaders, Was a Big Admirer of Serial Killer | Books | AlterNet Ayn Rand, in her notebooks, worshiped a notorious serial murderer-dismemberer, and used this killer as an early model for the type of "ideal man" that Rand promoted in her more famous books — ideas

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Valentine Underpants

Stephanie stop at Old Navy yesterday while waiting for her hair appointment, and she bought a bunch of Valentine’s Day merchandise on high discount, including several pairs of my favorite kind of underwear. Then she hid them around the house while I was at water aerobics last night, because she’s leaving to go to a

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Valentine’s Day, Snow Day

I had a second snow day today (I worked at home yesterday, due to inclement weather) and Stephanie had the day off as well because we couldn’t get her car out in the morning. So we spent the morning digging out the street with the help of our neighbor Craig… and in the afternoon, I

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What Kind of Intelligence Do You Have?

Your Dominant Intelligence is Linguistic Intelligence You are excellent with words and language. You explain yourself well. An elegant speaker, you can converse well with anyone on the fly. You are also good at remembering information and convicing someone of your point of view. A master of creative phrasing and unique words, you enjoy expanding

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20 Questions

I copied these 20 questions off of Matt Barton’s blog, ’cause he said I could. Feel free to share your answers, especially on your own blog. 1. Explain what ended your last relationship? I’m currently in a wonderful relationship. My previous relationship ended because it was just too hard on both of us, and it

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Fun with javascript

via the J-Walk Blog: Try this: 1. Highlight the text below 2. Press Ctrl+C 3. Paste into your address bar 4. Press Enter javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.getElementsByTagName(“img”); DIL=DI.length; function A(){for(i=0; i-DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style; DIS.position=’absolute’; DIS.left=(Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5)+”px”; DIS.top=(Math.cos(R*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5)+”px”}R++}setInterval(‘A()’,5); void(0); Refresh the page to get back to normal. It

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Movie Quotes Meme

Grabbed this meme from a variety of places, including X-Tra Rant, Torpor Indy, Radical Druid, Legal Quandary, etc. Here are the rules: A. Pick 11 of your favorite movies. B. Then pick one of your favorite quotes from each movie. C. Post the quotes in your journal. D. Have those on your friends list guess

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My Favorite Flickr Photo Pools

In the Fringe > Alternative category, Flickr has some really funny and interesting photo pools — which anyone and everyone can contribute photos to. Here are some of my favorites, which I subscribe to through the pools’ rss feeds. Adventures with Monkeys Photo Pool I contribute a lot of pictures to this pool — people

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Where was I?

I can play this meme pretty easily. Where was I ten years ago? This post on Same-Sex Marriage I wrote May 14, 1996, just about ten years ago. I had moved into the attic apartment at Mary Byrne’s house the summer of the year before, so I was just starting my first decade in downtown

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The Moustache Tattoo

This is just hilarious — people in Federal Hill, Rhode Island have started trend — a tattoo of a moustache, that you get on your finger, so that when you hold your finger up to your upper lip, you appear to have a moustache. Check out the video where they interview the tattoo artist who

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White Trash Test

I am 13% White Trash. I, my friend, have class. I am so not white trash. . I am more than likely Democrat, and my place is neat, and there is a good chance I may never drink wine from a box. Take theWhite Trash Test@ FualiDotCom

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Buy Your Own Tank on Amazon.com

Yep, the Badonkadonk Tank is a real, purchasable Item on Amazon.com. I’ve linked to it with my Amazon Associates ID, so if you decide to buy one, I’ll get a referral fee. Please, please by one. I’m kidding, of course, but do read the reviews on their page, because they are hysterical.

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Which literature classic are you?

Shakespeare: Sonnets. Everyone has heard of you,and almost everybody can find somethingtouching in you. You are calm and controlyourself, even though your wisdom and yourmessages are no lesser than those of others. Which literature classic are you? brought to you by Quizilla

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List of Signature Phrases

Wikipedia has a great list of signature phrases — the unique lines associated with real or fictional characters, and they cover a lot of territory. Read it over; it will bring back some memories. # “Aciao good night!” (Aciao bonsoir!) – P.P.D. the puppet in the French satiric show Les Guignols de l’Info, at the

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Kids suspended for massive food fight

I love kids, and this is why. Rock on, kids. Associated Press, CHESTERTON, Ind. — A massive middle school food fight left several students suspended and the eighth-grade class footing the cleaning bill that included the cost of scraping mashed potatoes off the ceiling. Last week’s fight at Chesterton Middle School left ceiling tiles damaged

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Either/Or #5

From belicove.com: Favorite Color or Favorite Number? Color. Shower in the Morning or Shower in the Evening? Morning The Grand Canyon or The Great Pyramids of Egypt? Pyramids White Pages or Yellow Pages? White. People are more interesting than businesses. Doll House of Tree House? Tree house. When you were 13 years old or when

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Remember when…

Stolen from Scott, after seeing a couple places. If you read this (even if we don’t speak often or don’t really know each other) please post a comment with a COMPLETELY MADE UP AND FICTIONAL memory of you and me. It can be anything you want — good or bad — BUT IT HAS TO

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Which Serenity Character Am I?

Your results: You are Malcolm Reynolds (Captain) Malcolm Reynolds (Captain) 80% Jayne Cobb (Mercenary) 80% Wash (Ship Pilot) 65% Zoe Washburne (Second-in-command) 50% Derrial Book (Shepherd) 50% Dr. Simon Tam (Ship Medic) 45% Alliance 40% River (Stowaway) 35% Kaylee Frye (Ship Mechanic) 20% Inara Serra (Companion) 10% A Reaver (Cannibal) 5% Honest and a defender

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#2 Pencil

Jlease fill in your answers on a sheet of paper, then enter in comments section. Do not look at other commenters’ answers before entering yours. Please remember the Honor Code as you take your test. Good luck! 1. The best topping is _______, except when it is covered by _________. 2. _________ is by far

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Four Things Meme

Four Jobs I’ve Had Public Library Page Assembly Worker of Industrial Gas Shut-off Valves Chicken Restaurant Cooking Staff Website Designer Four Movies I Can Watch Over and Over Auntie Mame The Wizard of Oz Southpark: Bigger, Longer, Uncut Much Ado About Nothing Four Places I’ve Lived Ankeny, Iowa Canton, Ohio Muncie, Indiana Indianapolis, Indiana Four

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Belicove’s Four for Friday

Courtesy of belicove.com: Q1 – You and Reality TV: If you were to star in your own reality television show/series, what would the title of your show be, and what would the show focus on? Regardless of the title of the show or what it was supposed to focus on, it would end up being

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Why the media can’t get Wikipedia right

I recently had a short conversation with a woefully misinformed person about Wikipedia, wherein they claimed that “It’s going to be shut down!” and “They’re getting sued!” Nope, on both counts. They were discussing, without much understanding, John Seigenthaler Sr.’s USAToday op-ed piece about the popular online open-source encyclopedia. David Weinberger analyzes the “controversy” and

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The “Where Should I live?” quiz

Rowhouse ‘Hood You scored 32 out of 40 on urban-rural and 24 out of 40 land intensity. People know you as: The Bohemian Gentrifier Quote: “That crack house just needed a little paint.” Your score indicates that you are a city-dweller of the old-school. You like a dense, finely grained neighborhood with restaurants, churches and

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Either Or And Why? #4

From belicove.com: Sugar or Splenda? Sugar, after hearing Elizabeth’s brother talk about Splenda at Thanksgiving. Paper Clips or Staples? Staples, unless I have to separate the pages later. Fish or Birds? Fish. Window Shades or Window Blinds? Curtains, then blinds, then shades. Online Bill Pay or Mail Them a Check? Online. Mountain Bike, Road Bike/Cruiser?

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Belief-O-Matic

I discovered this via my friend Mikal… Belief.net has an interesting quiz on personal beliefs about faith and religion.. Here’s how I stack up: 1. Neo-Pagan (100%) 2. Unitarian Universalism (96%) 3. Liberal Quakers (88%) 4. New Age (87%) 5. Mahayana Buddhism (86%) See how the rest of my beliefs stack up below the jump…

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D & D Online Alignment Test

D&D Online Alignment Test Your Character’s Alignment: Based on your answers to the quiz, your character’s most likely alignment is Neutral Good. Neutral Good A neutral good character does the best that a good person can do. He is devoted to helping others. He works with kings and magistrates but does not feel beholden to

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