January 24, 2009

Movie Review

I went and saw "The Wrestler" yesterday. It was very good and I won't say anything more to ruin it for you. Speaking of wrestling...

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January 21, 2009

Gambling with Your Money

A member of the MIT Blackjack team describes his encounters with the sure-fire, can't-possibly-lose gambling strategy called The Martingale. While a great system in theory, in practice the only thing it guarantees is that you'll lose all your money eventually. Then they make the disturbing observation that the current financial system basically uses this strategy to organize itself. Uh oh....

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January 20, 2009

World of Goo!!!

See!!! World of Goo!!! PLAY!!! World of Goo!!! BUY!!! World of Goo!!! Listen!!! to World of Goo!!!

And now the NSFW version:

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January 16, 2009

Bird Strike Mania!

With the evil terrorist birds causing a jetliner to ditch into the hudson river the other day all the news shows have gone BIRD STRIKE CRAZY!!!!. I present my favorite bird strike video from youtube, complete with the audio of the pilots demonstrating their nerves of steel...

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January 01, 2009

Oktapodi

A Love Story...

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