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Amazon refuses to remove joke

Amazon refuses to remove joke scathing reviews of Windows (by "Bill Gates") and Red Hat Linux (by "Linus Torvalds") Link

ShortNews is another gangbang blog,

ShortNews is another gangbang blog, with some cool slashdotty rating features that bubble the cool stuff up to the top of the list. Good linkage! Link (auf Deutsche: Link)

I love Skymall. It's like

I love Skymall. It's like an attention-defecit version of the Sharper Image, with inspirational kitten posters thrown in. Link

Vintage robot porn! No commentary

Vintage robot porn! No commentary necessary. Link (Thanks Judith!)

Cab Calloway's hepster lingo glossary!

Cab Calloway's hepster lingo glossary! Are you hep to the jive? Link (Thanks, evang!)

Transparent tower cases for your

Transparent tower cases for your PC. Kinda like the transparent toilets they use in Federal prisons. Want! Link (via Slashdot)

Infoporn! Every stat imaginable in

Infoporn! Every stat imaginable in the American statistical universe! They're gathering info on you right now! Link (via Metafilter)

Great techie piece detailing the

Great techie piece detailing the specs of Google's ~8,000 Linux boxen. Link (via Slashdot)

This ICANN Shockwave parody is

This ICANN Shockwave parody is excellent. Link

Stefan sez: "A TV documentary

Stefan sez: "A TV documentary on quackery aired a few years back showed that an ear candle stuck in a sterile bottle ended up with just as much gunk inside as one stuck in an ear." Link

CNN recently hired former NYPD

CNN recently hired former NYPD Blue star Andrea Thompson as a news co-anchor. The netowrk then found out that nude pictures of Thompson are on the Net, and now CNN might fire her, saying she should have disclosed this before she took the job. Link

The music industry's thuggish RIAA

The music industry's thuggish RIAA has bullied a Princeton professor into canceling his talk about defeating its music watermarking scheme.Link

Great piece on old-skool wrestling

Great piece on old-skool wrestling legends and where they are now. Link (Thanks, Steve!)

Stefan sez: "Hey, cool! The

Stefan sez: "Hey, cool! The person behind the 'Hyakugojyuuichi!!' Flash video turns out to be a fifteen year old kid." Link

Nifty Yiddish glossary. (Thanks, Dave!)

Nifty Yiddish glossary. (Thanks, Dave!) Link

A new Sak's ad features

A new Sak's ad features those weird Chemtrails, "fuel" for conspiracy theories galore! Link

Speedle is a cool little

Speedle is a cool little app that allows you to seamlessly forward a link to other people, then collaboratively filters who's forwarding what to whom and comes up with other cool stuff you should be looking at. It's kind of a distributed blog. Link

The EFF releases its Public

The EFF releases its Public Music License -- a sorta GPL-for-music, one that preserves fair use and encourages artists and audiences to see their interests as aligned, not adversarial. Link

Bruce Schneier, crypto-god, reviews a

Bruce Schneier, crypto-god, reviews a tell-all book about the NSA on this morning's Salon. Link

The latest TiVo update reads

The latest TiVo update reads like a wishlist of all the features I've ever dreamed of having. Swoon! Link

So it wasn't the titanium

So it wasn't the titanium in that guy's laptop that triggered security devices at Burbank Airport on Friday. Apparently, his laptop bag "contained residue of a chemical commonly used to make explosives." Link Best detail: "Airport officials said the man was 'very drunk,' which may have complicated the investigation. He was still carrying a bottle of vodka as he attempted to pass through the security checkpoint, said Susan Manukyan, Southwest's assistant security manager."

Jakob Nielsen on online Reputation

Jakob Nielsen on online Reputation Managers. Link

This video clip one of

This video clip one of the weirdest things I've ever seen. Can someone explain to me what is going on? (Warning: contains nudity) Link

Scurrilous rumors: go2mac.com has inside

Scurrilous rumors: go2mac.com has inside dirt on the new iBooks -- I sense a new computer in my future (but only if the RAM ceiling turns out to be 256MB or higher) Link

Phew! I feel safer already:

Phew! I feel safer already: "The Supreme Court ruled today that the police can handcuff and arrest people even for minor offenses, like failure to use seat belts, which are normally punished by fines. (from the New York Times.) Link

Funny classified ad found on

Funny classified ad found on the wonderful filepile.org Link

Dear Aunt Nettie: Advice from

Dear Aunt Nettie: Advice from the oldest living Netizen. (Don't miss the Galleries of Despressionist Art and Unidentifiable Objects!) Link (Thanks, Ditty!)

The Japanese Gnutella project discussed

The Japanese Gnutella project discussed in depth in this month's J@pan, Inc. magazine. Link (Thanks, Sam!)

Linus Torvalds' autobiography reviewed by

Linus Torvalds' autobiography reviewed by Andrew Leonard on this morning's Salon. Link

The Monorails Society! You gotcher

The Monorails Society! You gotcher Monorail news, yer Monorail tech, yer Monorail videos, und zo weiter. Monorails kick ass. Link (via Memepool)