It’s getting to be that time of year again. I’m hoping I get my junk together and get cool gift wrap from
French Paper instead of Target or Walgreens.
Do you think Santa wraps in Stranger Manger?
Internet Could Max Out in 2 Years, Study Says: “The Internet could run out of capacity before 2010 unless backbone providers bolster the pipes, researchers warn.”
istwitterdown.com: provides you with the latest need-to-know information of the day.
This list of Ron Paul’s record in congress is few weeks old, but worth sharing widely considering how frequently I hear people speak highly of him – or maybe that’s just their enthusiasm for his stance on the war.
Filed under: Brutal.
Military Asks Wounded Soldiers To Return Portions Of Signing Bonuses:
The U.S. Military is demanding that thousands of wounded service personnel give back signing bonuses because they are unable to serve out their commitments.
To get people to sign up, the military gives enlistment bonuses up to $30,000 in some cases.”
Nothing better than a little hygiene propaganda:
For only $700, you can have the Adidas shoe memorializing The Hacienda, the Manchester nightclub run by the people who created Factory Records.
The shoe and package was designed by Peter Saville, Ben Kelly, and Joy Division/New Order bass player, Peter Hook.
The 250 pair limited edition contains an original slab of metal plate from the Hacienda’s pillars with some wood from the original dancefloor, and lots of other references to the original club in it’s packaging and design.
Of course, if you don’t want to shell out the big bucks for the shoes, you could buy some of the dancefloor on ebay.
Via Shorpy: June 1911. Ethel Shumate. Has been rolling cigarettes in Danville (Virginia) factory for six months. Lives at 614 Upper Street. Said she was 13 years old, but it is doubtful.