Blogmeme, stolen from Gareth

What we have here is the top 106 books most often marked as “unread” by LibraryThing’s users. As in, they sit on the shelf to make you look smart or well rounded. Bold the ones you’ve read, underline the ones you read for school, italicize the ones you started but didn’t finish.

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Bah humbug, part 2: Bush wants to take away employer-based health insurance

I’m just apalled by the health care situation in this country. It’s pretty rare that political issues hit home to me quite so obviously, but we need some kind of real single-payer national healthcare system now. Or, since the “right now” part has already expired while writing this, as soon as bloody possible. A little… Continue reading Bah humbug, part 2: Bush wants to take away employer-based health insurance

Toys for geeks with too much money.

Nikko’s nerdtacular Star Wars R2-D2 gear These are probably the greatest gadgets I’ve seen at all of CES. Massive high-def televisions and supercharged gaming PCs are great, but they can’t compare to products fashioned to look and act like the galaxy’s greatest astrodroid. Electronics company Nikko, best known for its remote-controlled cars, have announced a… Continue reading Toys for geeks with too much money.

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Today’s roundup.

1) Fun with google suggest. 2) Good commentary on drug legalization. Prohibition: a crippling habit There is only one way to end the misery of addiction revealed by the investigation into the Ipswich murders: legalise the drugs. …the comments are as much worth reading as the article. 3) Via RASSF: http://www.catsthatlooklikehitler.com/ 4) Also via RASSF,… Continue reading Today’s roundup.

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