Archive for November, 2004

Help Stop Spam

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Brilliant idea: Make LOVE not SPAM.
This is a screensaver that will download a few MB from spammer’s sites each day, and thus make spamming a less profitable proposition.

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A commercial: as a volcano erupts in the distance, chunks of rock start falling from the sky, and we see that one of them is actually a Jeep Grand Cherokee, which then drives off. Small text on the bottom of the screen: “Do Not Attempt.”

a²+b²=c²

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The physics hit parade: the top five equations of all time.

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As I was channel surfing just now, I noticed a PBS cartoon with a dragon – in a wheel chair. How absurd can this multiculturalism thing get?
In other news, almost every single unsecured wireless router I come across still has the default password. This allows any passerby to not only monitor everything you do online, but to disable and even break it by corrupting the flash.
Yes, I am visiting parents for Thanksgiving, and have nothing better to do. (Other than fixing their computers.)

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Have a great one and don’t forget whom you should be thankful to.

Christian Feeds Self To Lions

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Man tries to convert lions to Jesus, gets bitten. Commentary.

Missed Comments

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Unfortunately, WordPress, the blog script running this site, still requires manual filtering of comment spam, so I almost missed nearly a dozen comments when cleaning up the spam tonight, including this one:

…I love reading this blog. It’s because of it that I’ve started reading into Objectivism.

Thanks, Garrett. If I’ve missed any other compliments (or criticisms) please submit them again.

Greenspan in the WSJ

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A pretty good story in the Wall Street Journal, with references to Ayn Rand and Objectivism: “A Less-Visible Role For the Fed Chief: Freeing Up Markets Greenspan Blessed Mergers And Blocked Regulation; Using the 1800s as a Model.” Greenspan is currently mentioned in the #1, #4, and #6 most popular WSJ articles, while Bush is only mentioned in #3.
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"The U.N. discovers the cause of anti-Semitism: Jews"

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Anne Bayefsky @ OpinionJournal: “The U.N. discovers the cause of anti-Semitism: Jews”

"The Faith-Based Encyclopedia"

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Robert McHenry, the former Editor in Chief of the Encyclopædia Britannica slams WikiPedia hard:

The user who visits Wikipedia to learn about some subject, to confirm some matter of fact, is rather in the position of a visitor to a public restroom. It may be obviously dirty, so that he knows to exercise great care, or it may seem fairly clean, so that he may be lulled into a false sense of security. What he certainly does not know is who has used the facilities before him.

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