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March 31, 2004

Don’t just sit there - Do Something

Sell_your_home.gifReady for another boring night of mind-numbing television? No? Looking for a new hobby? Perhaps you'd just like to liven up your next party? How about some Fire Dancing?

What happens to the T-shirts you donate to charity?

40 Things every drunkard should do before he dies (From "Gravity Lens")

10 Things to expect after you turn 30. Number 10. Starting in 24 hours, you are officially closer to 40 than to 20. How're they hanging now, kid?

Washing the feet of Berkeley's homeless

Start Your Own Gold Teeth Store

More Things To “Do With Your Life” Here

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Industrial Hemp

Hemp Harvest in Wales

The New Pot-TV Network (From Bruce Eisner)

Charlize Theron’s Apple Bong

marij.gif New! Hemp wheat sprouted bread, an ancient recipe for the energy of life

Smoking Dope with Thomas Pynchon: A Sixties Memoir

Weed – The Card Game! (From ”Sciatica”)

More about any kind of illegal drugs especially Acid and Pot Here

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More unusual clocks

Mobius_strip Sign Language Clock

First Atomic Clock Wristwatch - Do not be misled. The many "atomic time" wristwatches you see on the market today are merely cheap quartz wristwatches with a built-in radio receiver…

The world earliest playable sound recording – voices from 1878 of an experimental talking clock (From ”Daily Jive”)

A dot for every second in the day Clock and “The old Clinton Clock ”: Mixing 3d Computer Graphics with real time animation using Java. (Both from the new ”Organic Shadows”)

Karen’s Alarm Clock v3.0.3

The problem is stupidity. I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?

Our huge list of other unusual clocks is here

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March 30, 2004

watregate.gifI want to read “Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush.” By John Dean.
From the Publisher: Former White House counsel and New York Times bestselling author John Dean reveals how the Bush White House has set America back decades—employing a worldview and tactics of deception that will do more damage to the nation than Nixon at his worst.

See the Weapongate Discussion Here

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Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out on a Tuesday

Lotus_flower Slide Show from Dr. Albert Hofmann's 98th Birthday Party . (Found at Bruce Eisner)

Top Twenty Drug Using Cartoon Suspects, from Shaggy to Speedy Gonzales

Lennon's Song "Help!" - The Real First LSD-Oriented Beatles Song

In Search of the Magic Plant "Ska Maria Pastora" in the Mazatec Country. (From “My Problem Child”)

Stand up philosopher, Timothy Leary’s death

David E. Nichols, Ph.D. - A Scientist Reflects on the Discovery and Future of LSD

(Unrelated): "Bad spellers of the world... Untie"

(Refresh the screen to enjoy the fractal above)

More about the Sixties Generation and their Acid and Pot Here

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Death & Eternity Links

The last picture you'll ever take... (From “Worth 1000”)

The gothic & creepy Gruft – Death room at the Propeller Island Hotel in Berlin

angelijolie.jpgRe-Post: Museum of Death in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, and Leading Causes of Death in Various Countries

What are Life Masks? (In German). See their large Catalog. Enclosed is the Angelina Jolie mask.

Near-Death Jokes: "If you are reading this - you are dead"

American Anthropology Obituary Index (? - I guess you need that too)

Many More Unusual Links About Death and Eternity and about Unusual Coffins & Caskets Here

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"No, no, you’re too kind..."

Too_kindOutside View: Who is William Krar? Did the Feds stopped the most devastating terror attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, and why have you not heard about it until now?

Did Richard Clarke KO the Bushies?

The Headline of the Week from “Finance Asia” (Thanks, Wayne)

Making the rounds: Woman spotted yesterday reading today’s paper (Originally from ”Back to the Future”) - Some nakedness on this site, beware.

Maybe we'll do a better job next war

Heady stuff: Condoleezza Rice on “Promoting the National Interest” - but this article is from January 2000, so expect slight differences from today’s positioning… (Found at ”Arts & Letters Daily”)

More Links about Current News Here

March 30, 2004 in Current News | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

gum_street_home.jpgThe fried chocolate sandwich is a Scottish winner

Artist Moira Hahn sent photos of her own candy experiment to Chris Null

Bible Gum and Gum Tree

Biscuit tin quiz from “Nice Cup Of Tea And A Sit Down”

Vintage Posters of Old Desserts

Our Old Desserts Collections are Here

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Newspapers -

Newspaper_hat_1“Magic Wallet Never Runs out of Money” and other Top Ten Tabloid Headlines (From ”Shitfit”)

Der Stürmer was the most infamous newspaper in history

CRAYON - Create your own Newspaper

Fashion Magazine Covers (From ”Things Magazine”)

Who Owns What: Online guide to what major media companies own

”News of the Weird” Map, search by state

Many More Unusual Newspapers and Magazines Here

March 30, 2004 in Newspaper & Magazines | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

March 29, 2004

Fix your mess!

furnitures_sale_home.gifTroubling Ikea furniture name (From ”Dangling Pointer”)

Katrina As Michelangelo: My Dining Room Mural

The Chicago TV Bed with secret, remotely elevated flat panel 22" wide screen television

The role of the folding chair

Artistic Glass Sink Sets for Bathrooms (From ”Information Junk”. By the way, John-of-Footprints, please contact me with a good email – I’d like to ask you something and I’ve tried to reach you a couple of times but the email on your blog doesn’t work).

Hand-painted children's furniture (From "Dragons of Walton Street" in Knightsbridge London)

Our Old Home Decor Links are Here

March 29, 2004 in Home Decor | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

With the Southern California Weather we are having now -

ice_home_sale.jpgHarbin China Ice & Snow Festival 2003 – definitely, the most amazing ice sculptures you’ve ever seen. (J-Walk & Larry, the Happy Cynic beat me to that one!). Here’s a Webshot album of Harbin and a BBC story about the festival

Snow Angel (From “Leusche”)

Afro Gumby, a Walking Block and a giant Snow temple in Sapporo's snow festival

World's first drive-in cinema for ice scooters in Saami, Norway

US Ice Sculpting Nationals


World's Largest Snow Cone

Tim Linhart is The Mountain Freak

Snow Porn

Frog Prince Sculptures

9-11 Memorial Snow Sculptures. More Fireman Snow sulptures

Snow butt (?) in Grindelwald, Switzerland

“Team Sandtastic” becomes Team Snowtastic in the winter (obviously)

Snow "jizo" line a street in Shinjo City, Yamagata Prefecture. "Jizo" memorialize and watch over aborted fetuses wandering in the netherworld, according to the Jodo sect of Buddhism

Any good tips for keeping our snowmen from melting?

The Ten Thumbs guide to Snow Sculpting

More Links about Ice & Snow Sculpting Here

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Fly Away

air_travelMojave Airport Weblog

Sacramento Airport Booty from “Cockeyed”

"Every time I fly and am forced to remove my shoes, I'm grateful Richard Reid is not known as the Underwear Bomber" - Flying Jokes and "Airport ABCs: An Explanation of Airport Identifier Codes". Both from “SkyGod”

Unreal Aircraft

NTSB aviation accident database

Record Racing boat from “Off-Shore Electronics” (From "Beer is for Winners”)

The rest of Our List of Flight Links is Here

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Luxury travel

Fly_high_1 Abercrombie & Kent, the original luxury travel company

Little Czech Primer in pictures

Russia's Trans-Siberian Railway

Historic Trams of Antwerp

Paris at night (Click to enlarge)

Vancouver's Neon Heritage

New York's subway (From “Domicile”)

Propeller Island Art Hotel in Berlin

More Travel Links Here

March 29, 2004 in Traveling Places | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

March 28, 2004

The war goes on

salehome.jpg Soldiers' Last Letters from Iraq

560 pairs of boots and a pile of 8,500 shoes

War Rationale: Version 10.0, from Tom Paine

Pat Buchanan’s about the Consequences of the War in Iraq

Saturated with detail high resolution war photos (From "Sachs Report")

Somebody Google-bombed "Bush's foreign friends"

More Links about the War in Iraq Here

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Nights of the living Dead

home4sale.gif The official Home of the Grateful Dead, and The Phil Zone, the home of Mickey Hart and the official Ratdog (Bob Weir Band) website. Lots to discover there!

Merchandizing: Jerry Garcia Ties, Grateful Dead Lunch Box and Jerry Garcia Action figure. Don’t forget the old Jerry Garcia Autopsy Doll - A Groovy Peek Inside Captain Trips

Grateful Dad T-shirt in Thailand

“Animated Architecture”, designers of lightning, set & video projections for the Grateful Dead concerts

It was 1978, the night they closed old Winterland down - and the Grateful Dead's all-night show lives on in memories, flashbacks...

More Music -

The excellent blog ”Tofu Hut” writes about Susana Baca, an Afro-Peruvian Jazz singer (See 3/24/04 posting). He has some beautiful temporary MP3’s there. Listen to "Cardo O Ceniza". More about Susana Baca and some Susana Baca samples

The Wonders of Brazilian music (Via "Eye of the Goof")

And “Good morning all!! Stand up and tap your feet It`s a great day to be alive!!" (From the German “Just-a-Joke”)

More Eclectic Music Links Here

March 28, 2004 in Music_ | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack