I made this half-pony half-monkey monster to please you
But I get the feeling that you donít like it
Whatís with all the screaming?
You like monkeys, you like ponies
Maybe you donít like monsters so much
Maybe I used too many monkeys
Isnít it enough to know that I ruined a pony making a gift for you?
–Jonathan Coulton, Skullcrusher Mountain
US PEOPLE: Torture is really really really really really bad, and we shouldn’t do it.
US GOVT: OK, makes sense. We’ll outlaw it from this day forward.
CHENEY: “Except when the CIA wants to do it”:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/24/AR2005102402051.html.
US GOVT: Yes, except when the CIA wants to do it.
US PEOPLE: Nooooo!
ORWELL: Oh, fer crissakes.
I’m undecided. Do I like this enough to add it to the sidebar?
Basically, it’s a Google map of where we are, and you can add yourself to it. What do you think?
This website might put your financial problems into a bit of perspective — until you realize you need to take into account the cost of living. But, regardless, it’s fairly impressive.
Hubble astronomers have recently “discovered two more moons orbiting Pluto”:http://www.freep.com/news/nw/pluto1e_20051101.htm. Our icy neighbor has recently been criticized for not being too different from the big bunch of planetoids in the Kuiper Belt, so this new discovery might provide a new reason to call Pluto a real planet.