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Saturday,  10/30/04  11:47 PM

Slate: Al-Qaqaa reconsidered.  "Always remember to read more than one newspaper a day."  In fact, checking blogs is a good thing to do, too :)

Iraqi child with American flagAre you still trying to decide who to vote for?  No, I didn't think you were.  But if you were, Gerard Van der Leun has Fifty Reasons Why (in pictures).  My favorite is on the right.

Wired reports Titan Photos Pose New Questions.  "Scientists had hoped the spacecraft's 745-mile-high flight over Titan's surface would finally reveal the lakes, craters and other features thought to be on the giant moon.  But so far, the images and data returned from Cassini have only shown splattered light and dark patches that just barely resemble features seen on other rocky bodies in the solar system."

And this is interesting: Giant Squid 'Taking Over World'.  "According to scientists, squid have overtaken humans in terms of total bio-mass.  That means they take up more space on the planet than us.  The reason has been put down to overfishing of other species and climate change."

iPod costumeIf you still can't decide what to wear on Halloween, maybe you can be an iPod.  [ via Gizmodo, with the caption: "No, really.  Just hit 'menu'." ]

Hey, this is the last Sunday in October!  Time to Fall Back!


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About Me

Greatest Hits
Correlation vs. Causality
The Tyranny of Email
Unnatural Selection
On Blame
Try, or Try Not
Books and Wine
Emergent Properties
God and Beauty
Moving Mount Fuji
The Nest
Rock 'n Roll
IQ and Populations
Are You a Bright?
Adding Value
The Joy of Craftsmanship
The Emperor's New Code
Toy Story
The Return of the King
Religion vs IQ
In the Wet
solving bongard problems
visiting Titan
unintelligent design
the nuclear option
estimating in meatspace
second gear
On the Persistence of Bad Design...
Texas chili cookoff
almost famous design and stochastic debugging
may I take your order?
universal healthcare
triple double
New Yorker covers
Death Rider! (da da dum)
how did I get here (Mt.Whitney)?
the Law of Significance
Holiday Inn
Daniel Jacoby's photographs
the first bird
Gödel Escher Bach: Birthday Cantatatata
Father's Day (in pictures)
your cat for my car
Jobsnotes of note
world population map
no joy in Baker
vote smart
exact nonsense
introducing eyesFinder
to space
where are the desktop apps?
still the first bird
electoral fail
progress ratches
2020 explained