Monthly Archives: June 2006

Memo to the Public Relations Department

Memo to the Public Relations Department Posted by Derek @ Pipeline After seeing a recent in-house promotional brochure, I’d like to issue a brief request on behalf of my fellow researchers. This is addressed to all professional photographers: please, no … Continue reading

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A Fair-Weather Friend Weighs the Value of Amity

A Fair-Weather Friend Weighs the Value of Amity By Mindy Aloff Friendship: An Exposé, by Joseph Epstein. Houghton Mifflin, 270 pages, $24. A few years ago, Joseph Epstein, author of the popular collection of essaysSnobbery: The American Version (2002), began … Continue reading

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Honda And Piper Take To The Skies On A Wing, A Prayer And A HondaJet

Is there a business Honda’s not in? Back in 2003, Honda came up with plans for a new experimental compact business jet equipped with Honda-developed HF118 jet engines. Now, after three years of tinkering with it, they’ve now set up … Continue reading

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Avocado Memories

A site that superbly documents growing up in the 60s and 70s. Posted Mon Jun 26th, 2006

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Japanese video giant meteor collision

  Here’s a happy computer video of what might happen if a big meteor hits earth. Link Posted Fri Jun 23rd, 2006

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Lileks.com

Lileks.com Humiliating defenseless ephemera since 1966. Posted Thu Jun 22nd, 2006

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Easter Egg Archive

Hidden fun stuff on all your favorite computer programs and such. Posted Wed Jun 21st, 2006

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Stick figure danger sign Flickr pool

Nearly 4000 photos of stick figures in peril in this Flickr pool. Link Posted Mon Jun 19th, 2006

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Movie Title Screen Archive

A treasured resource. Posted Sun Jun 18th, 2006

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Rube Goldberg machine built out of sticks and stones

There’s a feature on today’s Make video podcast about a giant, elaborate Rube Goldberg machine assembled out of sticks and stones in a forest. The video features some jaw-dropping, Mousetrap-style action, and the use of found forest-floor materials makes it … Continue reading

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TV Lamps

First came TV, then came lamps to put on top of your TV. Posted Fri Jun 16th, 2006

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The Cat Came Back

“Now old Mr. Johnson had troubles of his own. Still the yellow cat that wouldn’t leave his home. Steps were needed to remove the little curse. The old man knew it couldn’t get any worse…” — lyrics from ‘The Cat … Continue reading

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Man lives on monkey chow for less than $1 per meal

This gentleman plans to eat only monkey chow for a week and keep a journal about it. Imagine going to the grocery store only once every 6 months. Imagine paying less than a dollar per meal. Imagine never washing dishes, … Continue reading

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Chick Tracts

I remember seeing my first Chick tract sometime around 1973… Posted Tue Jun 13th, 2006

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