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Monthly Archives: November 2008

ManyBooks.net – Free eBooks for your PDA, iPhone, or eBook Reader

I've got a Sony eReader — and I've quickly eaten through the free "classics" that come with it and a number of CC licensed works. Rather than buy books I've start on this site — there are 22,303 eBooks available and all free. [link]

Got their number

What’s shocking about watching the “live feed” of questions and answers from 118 118’s “ask anything you like service”, isn’t the illiteracy and stupidity of the questions — that’s a given — but the illiteracy, stupidity and plain ignorance of the answers: Is it a or b? No. Top line from second hit on google. […]

The only photo tips you’ll ever need

“Here’s how to be a photographer: If you follow these steps, you CANNOT fail at getting an art show at a shitty gallery in the city somewhere, and unless you have terrible breath you WILL get laid. If you can’t follow these steps, you will be a BAD PHOTOGRAPHER which is like being bad at […]

Outer Circle Psychogeographical Report

I spent eleven hours on the 11C bus on the 11/11/08. This is a psychogeographical report, it’s not a tale of the trip nor an attempt to map or really delve into areas along the eleven route. I’ll get to that later, I think. I’m not interested in mapping this, only in the most general […]

Legends of Darts

“Duncan Norvelle “Chase me Chase me” fame, has joined with John Lowe, Eric Bristow and the King of Bling, Bobby George, to provide a format that had the audience laughing and clapping with delight.”Legends of Darts

The Darwin Awards 2008

Including Zoo keeper drowned in elephant shit: Darwin Awards 2008

Shouldn’t laugh

But if they tried to “set fires” and flood the place at the same time I’m not surprised that it didn’t work.

Second Life and the Marxist theory of alienation (Dave's Part)

Religion,’ Marx wrote, ‘is indeed the self-consciousness and self-esteem of man who has either not yet won through to himself or has already lost himself again … It is the fantastic realisation of the human essence since the human essence has not acquired any true reality. ‘The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of […]

Signing up for the 17

Signing up for the 17 Originally uploaded by H4NUM4N I normally hate photos of me, but this is a really good one by hanuman, and the other half — Jules — looks great.

Orwell and his chickens

There was a great plan this year to publish George Orwell’s diaries, 50 years after the event, as a blog. We don’t learn a lot about the inner thoughts of the great man, but we do know just how well his chickens were getting on: