Archive for November 2007

Aljazeera or Onion?

Today we begin a new segment called “Aljazeera or Onion?” where you decide if the headlines before you were taken from Aljazeera or The Onion…


For the answer to today’s quiz, highlight the white-on-white text between the arrows.

—>This appeared on the front page of on 11-30-07. Truth can be so much stranger than fiction.<–

Godzilla Attacks New York City!

What a spectacle!

(thanks Marah!)


Golf GTI Ad Redux

I hadn’t looked into who the body actor behind that groovy Golf GTI ad was. It is David Bernal, AKA David Elsewhere. Normal physics does not apply to this person!

Watch some of his Youtubiness.

Some Amazing Burning Man 2007 Photography

IEEE Spectrum Centerfold

I don’t think I mentioned this here before but the Serpent Mother made the centerfold (yes, literally the centerfold) of the November 2006 edition of IEEE Spectrum magazine. Spectrum is the Time Magazine of the professional geek world.

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We are smart

As Grebnedlog the Pakled said to Riker in “Samaritan Snare”,

“We are smart.”

Star Trek Packled