Friday, September 1, 2006

073 - with Links!


1. Parasites
It turns out that Morgellon's Disease is only slightly worse than Guinea Worms.

I really don't understand the controversy. "Some feared it would further define deafness as something broken that needed to be fixed." What is the argument here? Deafness really is something broken and until now it couldn't be fixed. No one born without a leg would think twice before getting a prosthetic.

Resourceful Russians

3. Resourceful Russians
Soviet bootleggers used old x-ray plates to make records, thus screwing the RIAA out of foreign royalties. I once saw something on TV about pressing tiny records on old CDs. If anyone has any info about that, please let me know.

Play boggle on the internet against a bunch of lousy cheaters. Seriously, those guys were getting 180-190 points each round. How do they do it?

Ennio Morricone

5. Ennio Morricone
The Spaghetti Western Orchestra is made up of a bunch of talented multi-instrumentalists who recreate scenes from the films of Sergio Leone using a large collection of traditional, world and homemade instruments. Also.


1 comment:

a witt said...

God, I think I have to own one of those t-shirts. I've never seen a piece of fashion that reprisented both sides of my heritage quite so well. "A little bit country... and a little bit pasta bowl?"

I'm sorry.