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Poor Kitty

» The Feline Protection and Enhancement System. (thanks, lizard!)  [ 10/14/06 ]

Elizabethan Place Name Generator

» The Pseudo-Elizabethan Place Name Generator. I hereby name my house "Snitterthicket". You thought I was going to pick "Bloodbush", didn't you? (via AotW [ 08/14/06 ]

The Socrates Argument Clinic

» The Socrates Argument Clinic. See if you can beat the big guy.  [ 07/19/06 ]

Geek Humor: Economists

» As you may know, I have a fondness for specialist (aka geek) humor. For your bewilderment and amusement, I offer you: Economist Jokes. (thanks, jjg!)

Three econometricians went out hunting and came across a large deer. The first econometrician fired, but missed, by a meter to the left. The second econometrician fired, but also missed, by a meter to the right. The third econometrician didn't fire, but shouted in triumph, "We got it! We got it!"

Top 10 Economist Valentines

  [ 03/16/06 ]

Sumo and Jellyfish News:

» "A slimy jellyfish weighing as much as a sumo wrestler has Japan's fishing industry in the grip of its poisonous tentacles. Vast numbers of Echizen kurage, or Nomura's jellyfish, have appeared around Japan's coast since July, clogging and ripping fishing nets and forcing fishermen to spend hours hacking them apart before bringing home their reduced catches." (via dm [ 01/19/06 ]

Hamster and Snake are Friends

» "Zookeepers at Tokyo's Mutsugoro Okoku zoo presented the hamster... to [rat snake] Aochan as a tasty morsel in October, after the snake refused to eat frozen mice. But instead of indulging, Aochan decided to make friends with the furry rodent, according to keeper Kazuya Yamamoto. The pair have shared a cage since." You have to admit, she has those cute Japanese animal eyes. (thanks, neil!)  [ 01/18/06 ]



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