Here’s a nice long anecdote of a politically incorrect joke on rec.humor.funny usenet group in the 1980′s that put it on the map and raised the ire of several universities to make it one of the first to be banned.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Brian Glendenning)
Radio Astronomy, University of Toronto
( rec.humor, rec_humor_cull, racist (mildly), chuckle)
(Relayed From prabhu@mitisft)
A Scotsman and a Jew went to a restaurant. After a hearty meal, the waitress came by with the inevitable check. To the amazement of all, the Scotsman was heard to say, “I’ll pay it!” and he actually did.
The next morning’s newspaper carried the news item:
“JEWISH VENTRILOQUIST FOUND MURDERED IN BLIND ALLEY.”
Emily at the Floss Box has created some wonderfully geeky embroidery patterns below on Gravity and DNA.
Want more? She just finished ‘Better Living through Chemistry‘, check out the blog.
Making the rounds on the interweb is a pointer to this Lost theory called “Lost: A theory on time travel“, that in my opinion, is probably mostly accurate in its explanation of the many mysteries, though some are still not explained (like Smokey).
In a nutshell, the island itself forms a kind of time machine and the island is stuck in a loop at the year 1996.
Random Good Stuff is hosting an online but cuter version of the Minesweeper game. Sure, it may look cute, but if you asplode, god help you…the carnage.
Link to the game.
According to Windows For Devices, 4 carriers have signed up to deliver versions of the low cost MOTO Q9c Windows Mobile based smartphone which retails for about $100.
From left to right we have versions of the MOTO Q 9c from Alltel, Sprint, US Cellular and Verizon. Looks like they’ll be released from April to Summer of 2008.