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rolling my own blackout ... see you folks tomorrow!

lilliput motor company; toys from the pre-digital era. not just neat toys ... a great website and logo treatment as well. i still have my first schuco wind-up racer ...

reuters: horrors! a 2 foot alligator loose in central park. might lose your big toe ...

1945, post atomic national defense. what's changed?

http://www.gaspricewatch.com.

if you're in brooklyn on saturday, you might want to join the coney island mermaid parade ... somebody take pictures, please ...

wilson quarterly: the lost promise of american railroads.

salon: modern gizmos make plotting a nightmare for writers. ben-hur racing hummers? lady chatterly and prozac? de saint exupery and a gps unit?

the times of india: president bush needs a lesson in geography, say british schoolchildren.

apple updates os x to 10.0.4. use the 'software update' control panel to grab it.

cnn: the presbyterians are becoming moderate ...

okay, i have to belly up to the bar and admit i'm one of those 'cusp' people. you know, the ones just before the pocket calculator came out at a decent price point. what did we use in school? a slide rule. for some strange reason, i want one. didn't realize they were so rare these days.

motherjones: the anti-anti-bullying backlash.

motherjones: if i had a missile. flash animation. sorry if you've seen it already, but it's apropos.

slashdot: do spammers have first amendment rights? a senator thinks so.

kumo: smil. smil a little smil for me ... rosemarie ...

town hall: william f. buckley jr. reads an abercrombie & fitch catalog.

the american prospect: environmental toxins may be boosting cancer rates. in children, "... from 1973-1996, acute lymphocytic leukemia increased 17 percent. brain cancer jumped 26 percent."

thomas jefferson's 1779 bill for religious freedom.

mac central: ambrosia exec: os x is slower than os 9. 'optimization' and 'performance tweaks' are required.

remember, 7 pm to 10 pm tonight, roll your own blackout. [see yesterday's posts]

happy anniversary, mr. and mrs. blivet.

the register is hot today. microsoft, or new.net? compromising the internet?

the register is ungodly, too.

santa fe new mexican: it's rodeo time in santa fe.

nytimes op-ed: the delicate nuclear missile balance. playing with fire.

nytimes: business leaders meet at the bush white house.

nytimes reports on the cycling 'tour de suisse'. bortolami over armstrong at the moment.

ah, here it comes. i was wondering when this was going to happen. i've just received three calls from the same outfit, based on domain names i have registered at network solutions.

reason: copyright? copywrong.

chicago tribune: forget stock. invest in violins.

the times.uk: looting is big business.

bbc sci-tech: dna fingerprinting wines. i've never tasted a counterfeit wine; have you?

vaults of parnassus: peerkat.

geeknews: video feed of the solar eclipse.

the register delves into 'stealth detection' technology ...

macnn: new smartdisk usb readers for compactflash, etc.

linux today: vector linux 2.0 released.

kuro5hin: monsanto's roundup ultra. remember, lobbyists from monsanto are now serving in the environmental departments of the u.s. government, thanks to mr. bush.

the register: ban windows 'minesweeper'?

slashdot: no 'smart tags' in europe. guess they're not that smart, then.

it's a beautiful day, with a nice cool breeze ...

off at a morning business meeting. postings soon.