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by mark frauenfelder

My sister came across this product, which promises all the fun of taking a shower with a goat with none of the usual hassles of renting a shower-goat....
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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This looks like a good collection of public domain novels, in Kindle format. I've been wanting to read Sister Carrie again, so I got this. It's volume 1 of a 2 volume set. Here's volume 2. Here are the books in the volumes that I've read and recommend....
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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I came to the Grateful Dead late by some standards, and left its orbit early by most. My first album was the band’s third, “Aoxomoxoa,” which I purchased shortly after its release in 1969, and I didn’t experience the Dead live until 1970. From...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Archive.org's Wayback Machine has a copy of Trump's deleted tweet, which read: "The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @CNN, @NBCNews and many more) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American people. SICK!"...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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Rev. Keith Ogden of Hill Street Baptist Church in Asheville, NC is afraid of a new boy doll announced by American Girl. "This is nothing more than a trick of the enemy to emasculate little boys and confuse their role to become men," he said in an e-mail...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The Pentagon has a rule requiring retired officers to report income from foreign states. But the Pentagon says it can find no records that former National Security advisor Michael Flynn filed a report after he'd been paid by Russia for an interview on...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Friday, February 17, 2017
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The New Yorker made then then-and-now split screen video of Los Angeles. On the left side, LA as it was 70 years ago. On the right, LA as it is today. [via]...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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If anyone speaks Baby, please provide a translation....
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Here's puzzle master and logician Raymond Smullyan on the Tonight Show from 1982. It starts a bit awkwardly but gets good around the five minute mark. Smullyan died last week (I posted about it here). [via]...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Yesterday, the president says it's all the "fake media's" fault for the extremely short duration of his national security advisor's tenure. That makes no sense, but speaking coherently has never been one of the president's strong points. In any case,...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, February 16, 2017
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