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Friday, August 18, 2006

List of computer and video games considered the worst ever.

(For example, Big Rigs -- "It is even possible, after several minutes of acceleration in this manner, for the speedometer to reach many thousands of times the speed of light. However, as soon as the reverse key is released, no matter what speed the truck is travelling at, it will halt instantly." And E.T. -- "Hundreds of thousands of excess cartridges were dumped in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico.")

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

New planets! (Update: nevermind.)

The Neutrality of this Article is Disputed: Inside Wikimania 2006

From Reason magazine. It's pretty good.

The Silver Arrow is a ghost train that (according to an urban legend) haunts the Stockholm Metro.

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

The Ryugyong is a towering, empty concrete shell that was once intended for use as a hotel in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Monday, August 14, 2006

Frank Chu (March 24, 1960 — ) is one of San Francisco's best-known eccentrics.

See also: The Emperor of the United States and, less interstingly, Daniel Pratt (eccentric)

People in this category are either current or past buskers.

Here are some buskers in Tokyo.

Sunday, August 13, 2006