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This Week’s Links (6/1/08)

My regular culling from the internets:

Global warming marks another victim: nivicolous hominis or the snowman. What is this world coming to? [h/t Joan]

Why I love the internet: Young Hilary Clinton. [via Americablog]

For some reason, people have been sending me a lot of furry videos. Here, here and here. Warning: while not exactly NSFW, it probably will make you feel unclean. [h/t Ted]

Adolf Hitler was such a fan of Snow White that he reportedly offered Walt Disney any price to make movies in Germany. Disney refusal is either a good or bad thing depending on your feelings towards Disneyland. I’m ambivalent. A Norwegian archive dug up these drawing by der Fuhrer himself.

There’s this news of a homeless woman who lived secretly in a man’s closet for over a year in Japan.

Is Indiana Jones a pinko? [via Boingboing]

This Week’s Links (5/24/08)

My weekly culling from the internets:

America, the 97th most peaceful country in the world. Has a nice ring to it.

If you’ve had enough the US of A, here’s a list of six micronations. And I’m not talking about dinky nations like Andorra, Liechtenstein and the Vatican. Micronations are states of often dubious legality consisting of one or a couple people. The most famous one is Sealand, an abandoned oil platform a former WWII military platform in the North Sea. Last year, I bought a Lonely Planet guide book on micronations which is a blast to read. Recommended.

Tales of a high school douchebag.

And then there’s his tale of junior high school students who are rebelling against Bush’s idiot No Child Left Behind program. (I honestly can’t think of a single thing that Bush has done right as President.) (h/t Ted)

A great article by the New Yorker’s George Packer about the (thankful) decline and fall of conservatism. Packer makes an interesting point that for most of its reign, and especially after the end of the Cold War, conservatism wasn’t really FOR anything, just against things — anti-abortion, anti-government, anti-tax etc. When they got to the actual task of governing, from Reagan on proved to be really inept.

Hilary as the black knight. (from Americablog)

Why men should go to a barbershop.

The perils of drinking your own urine.

Exactly. And speaking of cars, here’s a guy who loves cars WAAAAY too much.

A photo gallery of Japan’s burakumin. (via Boingboing)

The idiots in LA’s metrolink spend millions to bring down a blog that criticizes it. Way to use tax payers money.

New Weezer video featuring some of your favorite faces from Youtube. (h/t Joan)

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