Wednesday, September 05, 2007

A Bunch of Links

Care Bears vs Darkseid.

New Groo Preview.

Lorendiac's "Character Aliases That Marvel and DC Have Both Used" (2nd Draft).

The Simpsons: Star Wars (YouTube).

Self Portraits (click to go to the generators):

Laura as M&M Laura as LEGO Minifig

What good are internet filters? Not very good if a teenager can break an $84 million filter in a half hour. Instead of relying on technology, parents should be... well... parenting.

Holy Water is too dangerous for planes.

Woman Visits Her Own Heart.

Boys ruin school for girls. Simply by being boys. I think gender segregation might be a good idea to some extent, but I do wonder about the tongue-in-cheek writing in this article.

Self-checkout can be frustrating.

More studies are being done on tidal power, a source of energy I have great hopes for.

Caffeine comparison list at Boing Boing. I'd like to see a more comprehensive list with easy to compare units... one that includes foods like chocolate along with beverages. The closest to that list I could find was from a link in the comments to energy fiend. Be sure to check out energy fiend's Death by Caffeine meter to see how much of your favorite caffeine bearing food or drink will kill you. For me: 12626.25 Hershey's Kisses.

The Difficulty of Debunking. Why people continue to believe hoaxes and urban legends long after they've been disproved.

First female Beefeater begins her duties. Cool.

Pug for the in-laws.

Holy Pasta Week
Sep 15-19 is "Holy Pasta Week"
Plan your menus now.