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February 02, 2010

Overnight Open Thread

Good evening M&Ms. Let the boredom commence.

Tech Support Tuesday

So you want to put fun smilies in your posts like the cool commenters?

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Introducing The Shiba Inu Puppeh Cam
Now you can watch the puppehs 24/7. Cause it wasn't like you were really going to leave your house anyway.

Walter Russell Mead declares global warming dead
I agree but think it will take a few years for the juggernaut to grind to halt. And he makes a larger point: even if global warming had been real, the effort to stop it would still have failed. People just aren't willing to make real sacrifices for a cause unless it hits them personally. And no one ever died, got put in prison, or lost their job, dog, or truck due to non-existent AGW.

Is the Hijab a recent phenomenon?
Mark Steyn points out that the Arab world was actually more western decades ago and is moving backwards. Compare the Cairo University class of 2004 and 1978 and 1959. And just hundred years ago the full-length burqa, the abaya, was rare even in Saudia Arabia since women were too necessary to survival to keep idled and covered up.
Meanwhile a third of all Britons want an outright ban on the burqa.

Big Dog is going to war
With the Marines. And I for one welcome our new robotic mules. I just hope they're quieter and less power-hungry than the prototypes.

Make Your Own Snuggie
With this free pattern.


More Girls of the IDF
Hawt chicks with guns. And better soldiers than any of the neighboring armies.

The Yahoo AoSHQ group. You know the way.

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