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Wordle: It’s a Timesuck. Rhymes With...

The Neil pointed this out. And it will ruin your day. It takes any text and makes a cloud out of it, with the largest words obviously occurring the most often. So of course I had to go play with it. One is T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land...

Minesweeper the Movie: Don’t You Ever...

You know, you can laugh. But the Law of Relative Development demands that Minesweeper the Movie is actually in development somewhere in Hollywood. Same thing with Tetris. Same thing with Pong. Hell, Oregon Trail almost got made with Adam...

We’re a Biscuit-Eatin’ Website

Well, digestive biscuits, anyway. “Digestive biscuits” being a term the Brits call cookies. Hey, if I can fool myself into thinking my quad venti white chocolate mocha is “no fat,” then you guys are welcome to call...

Odds and Ends for 12-28-2005

A mission to uncover forgotten literary works in the public domain and get them back in print. Awesome. Found via Hugh Hewitt. A terrifyingly addictive game where sand and stuff rains down from the sky. Wonder what it’s like on...

Odds and Ends for 11-21-2005

A list of bibbles and kits discovered while wading through the Net. Game Politics: Jack Thompson vs. Amazon Yeah, good luck with that. Can I sue Amazon because I haven’t gotten enough reviews? Would that work? Morning Coffee &...

Odds and Ends for 11-20-2005

A list of kibbles and bits discovered while wading through the Net. Junk Food Blog: Alcoholic Kit Kats “Have a break…have a Kit Kat…and let’s get soooo waaasted…” Junk Food Blog: Torque Premium Malt...

The Digital Classicist

Digital Classicist is a new website that aims to bring computing power to where it’s needed in the study of the ancient world: The project, which is committed to being ongoing and available in the long term, fills a gap in the current...

The Friday Timesuck

Okay, what a week. Here’s what we’ve got for you: For the movie review front, check out our take on Brothers Grimm. It’s not the complete and utter mess most critics would have you believe. Also, Rob wrote up a most...

The Friday Timesuck

Let’s see: what do we have for you today? What the hell happened this week? I think I had some blackouts. Okay. A wealth of caffeinated information is here, Dindrane talks about languages that are endangered, a behind-the-scenes look...

The Friday Timesuck

Well, let’s see, what the hell happened this week? Somebody spotted dragons over Tibet, they’re trying to grow plants on Mars through therapy, a boogieboarder got his ass handed to him by a sea lion, there’s a new kind of...