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|31 january||Frivolous. That was the word from many potential jurors during jury selection Wednesday about a $1.5 million lawsuit against the city of Escondido that was filed by a man with disabilities after a cat living in a city library attacked his assistance dog in 2000. (NCTimes) (saved text)|
|30 january||Rank the presidential candidates based on keyword searches, Googlerace 2004. Search for keywords or two word phrases, for example, Wesley Clark wins the "worst hair" award, John Edwards wins the "mush brain" award and George Bush wins the "brain dead" award. (honest!)|
|29 january||Add the I like! link to your browser "Favorites" bar and all you have to do is click the I like! button every time you see a web page that you find interesting. (via j-walk blog)|
|28 january||Who was the first US President? The Norwich Historical Society believes the title rightfully belongs to Samuel Huntington, the Connecticut native and president of the Continental Congress when the Articles of Confederation were ratified in 1781.|
|27 january||Perplexed by possessives? Tongue-tied by tenses? Hornswoggled by whose and who’s? Take a quiz to see if you are grammatically correct. (via weblog wannabe)|
|26 january||This is a list of British monarchs, that is, the monarchs on the thrones of the various kingdoms that have existed on, or incorporated, the island of Great Britain. Royal titles are complicated because in some cases, names of kingdoms are used that did not officially come into existence until later, or came into existence earlier without immediate adoption of the royal title. Huh?|
|25 january||Like the ubiquitous candy "conversation" hearts, "BitterSweets(tm)" are made of flavored, chalky-tasting sugar and sport a message on their face. But unlike other candy hearts, ours are stamped with bitter musings and mockeries perfectly suited to the dejected spirits of those who will spend the holiday alone, or wishing they were.|
|24 january||A place for browsing, learning, and becoming more familiar with Escher items. The pictures are zoomable & saveable for desktop images.|
|23 january||R.I.P Captain Kangaroo|
|22 january||One of our daily "must visit" web sites, the Presurfer, provides a nicely blended mix of current events, hot topics, and the latest Internet trends. The author's Blogosphere links are a handy way to waste a whole 8 hour work day!|
|21 january||Songfacts is a searchable database of song tidbits such as what the song is about, who wrote it, and what makes it different. The website also includes unusual information about the performers.|
|20 january||Meet Tiny Tim, the world's smallest dog. (SanDiegoChannel) (saved text)|
|19 january||If you like Solitaire type card games, Speed is a must. Caution, this is very addictive!|
|18 january||The Four Seasons by Jonathan Clark contains unbelievably beautiful photographs with whimsical animation and sounds. The series was shot in Streatham Cemetery, Tooting, Broadway, London, England between the hours of dusk and dawn over a period of 2 years.|
|17 january||"Chocolate contains pharmacologically active substances that have the same effect on the brain as marijuana, and these chemicals may be responsible for certain drug-induced psychoses associated with chocolate craving." Nah! It just tastes good!|
|15 january||You step in, punch the button for your floor, turn to face the door and carefully look downward to avoid eye contact with the other passengers. Here's your chance to see what's really going on during those elevator rides.|
|14 january||For people who have WAY TOO MUCH MONEY to spend on their pets, some of the more extravagant pet related paraphernalia available today, like the dog poop calendar, fake nails for dogs and diapers for pet birds.|
|13 january||Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions. John Langdon's ambigrams are words that can be read equally well from more than one point of view.|
|12 january||Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages contain information about 117 different spice [and herb] plants, their usage in cuisines, history, chemical constituents and last but not least, numerous photos featuring the live plants or the dried spices.|
|11 january||Time Flies: An exhibit by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to explore the concept of time in works of art dating from 900 BC to the present. see Tempus Fugit|
|10 january||Read the stories and see the pictures of retail establishments and malls past, and some present. The pictures of dead malls are especially poignant.|
|9 january||Lebonze is a collective of design professionals based in France, Britain and the USA, who specialise in website design, interactive media and creative experimentation. Their website is chock full of awesome stuff such as: shake it babe.|
|8 january||a week of self discovery. day seven:
Which classic movie are you?
Which famous leader are you?
Which fantasy / SciFi character are you?
Which cartoon character are you?
|7 january||a week of self discovery. day six:
Things other people accomplished when they were your age.
|6 january||a week of self discovery. day five:
How rich are you?
|5 january||a week of self discovery. day four:
What is the meaning of your name?
|4 january||a week of self discovery. day three:
On which day of the week were you born?
What does it mean?
|3 january||a week of self discovery. day two:
What happened on the day you were born?
Who else was born on your birthday?
|2 january||a week of self discovery. day one:
Who were you in a past life?
|1 january||Help homeless and abandoned dogs and cats at i-pets.com. Free shipping on any order delivered to a pet rescue, shelter, or animal welfare agency during the month of January 2004.|
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Stranger in Town, Bob Seger CD
Closer, Josh Groban CD
A Rush of Blood to the Head, Coldplay CD
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
The Time Traveler's Wife
Audrey Niffenegger, fiction
Dean Koontz, fiction
The Lake House
James Patterson, fiction
The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
The Italian Job, DVD
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