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NewFish contains my commentary and random thoughts about music, counter-culture, technology, faith, wretched excess, art, questionable government, and the ultimate interconnectivity of all things.
NewFish: Providing mediocre blogging since 2005!
- For the love of black & white
- The Challenges of Animal Translation
- Mystery Science Theater 3000 Is Coming Back—Again
- 100 Myths of Home
- The Convenient Lie of ‘Objectivity’
- Maine May Soon Legalise Viking-Style Funerals So You Can Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory
- The Psychology of Silent Treatment Abuse
- Fun with Minor Keys
- New stuff!
- Why one man started an Instagram account showing churches’ wealth
Monthly Archives: May 2006
You smell Like Play -Doh! From the Hasbro web site: It’s Scent-Sational! For the first time that fresh-out-of the can, eau-de-PLAY-DOH scent is available for fun, highly-creative people who seek a whimsical scent reminiscent of their childhood. As part of … Continue reading
Public smoking bans hit Ont., Que. CBC News Smokers in Quebec and Ontario will be spending more time outside as laws that ban smoking in all enclosed public places kicked in at midnight Tuesday. The Quebec government has vowed to … Continue reading
Link Posted Mon May 29th, 2006
Today’s LA Times has a short article about Tribewanted, a project to recruit 5,000 people from around the world who want to live on an island with 100 other people for a couple of weeks and build a community. The … Continue reading
Two papers in this week’s issue of Science describe the possibility and theoretical method to construct cloaking devices. Imperial College London physicist Sir John Pendry and his colleagues describe an approach based on metamaterials that could bend electromagnetic radiation, including … Continue reading
Interpreting global law by Lawrence R. Douglas | the Times online A look at two provocative books: Philippe Sands LAWLESS WORLD Making and breaking global rules 404pp. Penguin. Paperback, £8.99. 0 141 01799 6 John Yoo THE POWERS OF WAR … Continue reading
It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted a cool photomosaic. The photo on this page is made up of tiny photos. Click on the photo to zoom in. More tiny photos. Forever. And ever. Link See previous entry: Starry … Continue reading
Grow a square watermelon by putting it into a box. Link See previous entry:Watermelons = Dinosaur Eggs Posted Wed May 24th, 2006
Someone has uploaded a 7 minute reel of amazing 1970s toy commercials — for Bing Bang Boing, SSP Pee Wees, SSP racers, Smash Up Derby, Screen-a-Show, Slip n’ Slide/Water Wiggle, Bug Out!, Screech, and Masterpiece. These are commercials from an … Continue reading
For a Guilty Nation, Docu-Satire “My Bad” Profoundly Scorches by Ron Rosenbaum | the New York Observer Could it be that the public apology has become the iconic new literary art form of our times? With an aesthetic and a … Continue reading
Britain’s Somerset Willow Company sells these very handsome and biodegradable, wicker coffins. From their web site: “Each one of our coffins has been beautifully and caringly hand woven by one of our skilled basket makers, making each coffin unique and … Continue reading
Markings on this tuna fish caught on the Kenyan coast south of Mombasa may or may not spell out the Arabic words for “You are the best provider.” According to the BBC News, the phrase is close to a text … Continue reading
Christian ad about Code gets pulled Theatre chain drops spot that was to appear before film Brian Hutchinson | National Post VANCOUVER – A movie house commercial that encourages churchgoers to see and discuss Hollywood thriller The Da Vinci Code … Continue reading
Garbage house full of 70,000 empty Coors Light cans A rented house in Ogden, UT was discovered to have accumulated some 70,000 empty Coors Light cans in eight years of tenancy — the cans covered the furniture and blocked the … Continue reading