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Donal is now posting on a wordpress blog called simply, Donal.

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A Less Obtrusive Wind Device

Update:

This video Resistance linked to is also interesting - recovering oil from plastic. Again, you have to evaluate whether he is spending more energy melting the oil than he is getting back, but it sounds good.

 

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Flat Out

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Experience: I lived with trolls



Like most bloggers, I grew up with an innate fear of trolls. It wasn't until I was a bit older and saw a troll in a comic book store that I realised how far away this animal was from the mythological creature I'd learned about on usenet.

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Foodflation, Food Insecurity and Civil Unrest



My wife and I noticed several months ago that the food we chose to buy was getting much more expensive. I was probably more inspired by Michael Pollan and she by Mehmet Oz, but years ago we agreed that we would cut out the hydrogenated stuff and the high fructose stuff and the high sodium stuff.

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Killing Fathers and Children

In his post from Tuesday, Nihilism in Action, "real" conservative Daniel Larison joins movement conservatives in rejecting any political attribution of the bald, smirking assassin :

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Book Review: Shooters



I wrote this review for another site last May, but it seems pertinent now, so I'm reposting it here.

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WikiLeaks in the Free Culture Movement

Although various leaks and a few other leaking groups are still cropping up in the news, Liberty and Solidarity offers the first argument I've seen that puts WikiLeaks in context as part of a larger, coherent movement.

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Phone Sex + 3 Minutes



Update: Rather than push Stardust's piece down, I'm updating here. Mother Jones has a photo essay on phone sex operators, which will ... probably not be so good for business. The woman above writes:

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Monsters from the Id


"Anne Francis stars in ... Forbidden Planet" RIP

Doomer James Kunstler is telling us, Gird Your Loins for Lower Living Standards. He says something like that every year right about now, so it must be time to put the Xmas tree back in the box. Still, he is entertaining.

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