Tag Archives: culture

undermining our foundations

Well worth reading. A predatory attitude has come to rule us, an exploitative and abusive way of life that’s normalized, celebrated, and pursued, thanks to the ascendance of neoliberalism and capitalism, in which as long as I profit, everything else … Continue reading

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this n that

GET YOUR COMMENTS IN: Mere Hours Left to Save Net Neutrality. See also: Marathon – Save the Internet. And, petition: Accept No Substitute for Real Net Neutrality Holiday in Chernobyl: Ukraine to lift restrictions on disaster site. I can’t get … Continue reading

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delving into things

The Mortgage Deduction Should Be Done Away With–But It Won’t. Interesting history around how the mortgage deduction came about, why it’s not really a good thing, but why it won’t go away any time soon. Yet more speculation on the … Continue reading

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this looks pretty cool

I stumbled across this the other day. Looks like fun! Like 0

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link farm roundup

Some interesting this’n’that stuff… Like 0

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emoticons

As you have no doubt noticed, I’ve been playing. I’m a long time Yahoo IM’er and I love their emoticons. So when I spotted some style code for incorporating them into a livejournal style, I jumped on it a few … Continue reading

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ooh, gorgeous

Very old colour photographs: Looky here Like 0

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richard scarry then and now

This was my absolute favorite growing up…it’s interesting to see the changes that have happened. I’ve noticed this myself, since I still have my old books, and Sprocket’s got his new ones (courtesy of me and my mom last year). … Continue reading

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another reason to ditch the vacuum cleaner….

…I mean, get rid of your carpets: “Effectiveness of vacuum cleaning…” Like 0

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oh hey

This stuff is GORGEOUS!! The artist has selected (unfortunately not too many, go in and look at “paperworks”) photos here — and then here, a fellow in Korea added a more extensive list of photographs (you must see!) to his … Continue reading

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more on personal lives online

Kind of continuing on my comments on Ludwig & Borden with respect to the extent to which people put their personal lives online. It really just isn’t teenagers I suppose. In the last couple days I’ve come across this and … Continue reading

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ludwig and borden

I’ve been following this story with some interest. Not quite so much the sensationalistic aspects of it, though there are plenty, but the intersection of this case with the ‘net. Like 0

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