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:: thu nov 16 00 ::
once again, the drones attack. will we ever get this house purchased? the mortgage company sent over our paperwork, with the property listing showing our rental address, not our purchase address. and don't even talk to me about the title company! i've told sandra, if this goes through successfully on tuesday, we'll take the 'boom box' over and waltz on the roof ...

washington monthly: tilting at windmills.

integrated medical curriculum.

journey north. everyone's tracking migrations!

xml and databases. thanks, jonas. every time i look at xml code, i think of how perfect it is for e-books ...

nytimes: forget the scientists. the inuit know the world is getting warmer.

nytimes: talk about a day that will live in infamy. november 17, 1973. the day richard milhouse nixon declared that he 'was not a crook.' i find this very interesting ... aside from his exceptionally dour manner, i'd forgotten that the energy crisis was surfacing during nixon's reign.

cnn: icann finally approves new top level domain names. available middle of next year.

corporations and the united nations. note the picture of kofi annan and philip knight of nike. hmmm.

executive paywatch, ceo paychecks and casting ceo paychecks against global averages. they've got a handy little database of ceo paychecks hidden in here ... check 'bank of america' for a shocking amount ...

sf new mexican: editorial on water restrictions. nice fluff, not strong enough. [linkrot central. good for 12.]

albuquerque journal: the old woolworth building on the santa fe plaza is going to be demolished, and replaced with a new, four-story multi-use building. the best frito pies in the state are just a memory ...

albuquerque journal: ski areas in new mexico and colorado opening early due to heavy, early snowfall. we've got a 43 inch base already!

cnn: 10 worst toys list. you'll put your eye out ...

nytimes: a treasure at yale restored.

the weekly standard: radio time capsule. i want to hear this ...

u.s.news: the harvard loeb classics library is being updated, more accurately. "... many flinch at the plays' homophobia, ethnic slurs, casual references to slavery, and misogynistic language ..."

infoculture: an interesting literary award.

variety: ethnic diversity absent on networks.

the guardian: britain needs a definitive photo museum.

canada takes a stab at legislating art ...

reuters: peer to peer security issues. do it right the first time, please.

python-dev summary.

maccentral: blueworld updates lasso.

adweek: britney spears clones self in 3-d. but can she compete with lara croft?

cnn: should WHOIS records remain public? slashdot is also discussing this ...

linux.com: programming with python, three part series. baby steps, the real world, extending python.

xmlhack: mathML 2.0 now a candidate recommendation.

xmlhack: you still have to write code. well, duh ...

pcworld: wireless earpiece for cell phones.

looks like iridium is saved, for now ...

okay, i looked. i feel sick ...

cnn: after the kursk disaster, can we believe the russians can hit the pacific ocean with mir? the sky is falling ...

i haven't even looked at any news sites yet; don't know if i have the stomach for it ...