Posts from March 2003

Under Smithville

Under Smithville – For Squirrels (from Example)

Cool Clothes

In a move wireless industry analysts say will infringe on customers’ privacy, clothing designer Benetton plans to weave radio frequency ID chips into its garments to track its clothes worldwide. link via technoerotica

Let It Be

Let It Be – Beatles (from Past Masters Vol. II)

In Your Mind

In Your Mind – Johnny Cash (from the Dead Man Walking soundtrack)

Sell, Sell, Sell

Sell, Sell, Sell – Barenaked Ladies

Scrolling Ticker Headline

After hours and hours of googling, I finally found the only javascript horizontal text scroller that doesn’t suck. If anyone knows of a better one, please let me know. While we all wait I’ll be re-coding this to accept input from an external database and building an ASP front-end for editing it …

Who Needs Sleep?

Who Needs Sleep? – Barenaked Ladies

I Never Loved a Man

I Never Loved a Man – The Commitments Soundtrack

Veni, Vidi, Vici

explorant adversa viros — “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Literally it means, “misfortunes put men to the test.” from Veni, Vidi, Vici: Conquer Your Enemies, Impress Your Friends with Everyday Latin, by Eugene Ehlrich

Cops Bust Cheesy Party

I couldn’t possibly invent this stuff on my own … The cheese was their downfall. Several citations were issued during the weekend to people authorities said were making and selling illegal bathtub cheese and unprocessed milk.

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