Seen along the Edgewood pleasure drive in Madison.
The clever signs and costumes people come up with during the recent protests in Madison have been great. Here are a few from last Saturday.
I don’t even know if I can enjoy the sham election, now that I know who’s going to win.
A Barracuda Networks study, based on an analysis of more than 1 billion daily e-mail messages sent to its more than 50,000 customers worldwide, found that 90-95 percent of all e-mail sent in 2007 was spam.
Wow. I knew it was bad, but not THAT bad.
And in case anyone doesn’t know how email spam got its name…
Found via Stephen’s Lighthouse.
This is too funny: Was the Death Star attack an inside job?
“Why was the rebel pilot who supposedly destroyed the Death Star reported to be on the Death Star days, maybe hours, prior to its destruction? Why was he allowed to escape, and why were several individuals dressed in Stormtrooper uniforms seen helping him?”
“Why would Lord Vader, one of the highest ranking members of the Imperial Government, suddenly decide to fly away from the Death Star in the middle of a battle? Did he know something that the rest of the Imperial Navy didn’t?”
“How could a single missile destroy a battle station the size of a moon? …analysis of the tape of the last moments of the Death Star show numerous small explosions along its surface, prior to it exploding completely! Why does all evidence indicate that strategically placed explosives, not a single missile, is what destroyed the Death Star?”
Read more at Uncomfortable Questions about the Death Star Attack.
Not long ago in a galaxy not far enough away…
From the Robot Chicken Star Wars Special, which was the funniest thing I’ve seen on TV in a long time. Watch all the videos from the special at Robot Chicken Star Wars.
- Introducing Google TiSP – a free internet service provider we can all get behind. Not convinced? Make sure you read how it works, and the FAQ.
- Tired of dealing with electronic mail? Gmail Paper is now available. (The folks at Google Labs certainly have been busy lately.)
- From NPR’s Weekend Edition, a New York City councilman has proposed a bill to regulate obnoxious and distracting ringtones.
- President Bush calls up civil war reenactors for duty in Iraq, from the Onion News Network.