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Smile, it confuses the enemy! #7

The world's silliest elephant, with a blue ribbon thingy... Possibly the world's first equine comedian, complete with rubber chicken! Want more funny stuff? Try the Comics page!

The Procrustean Bed

According to the Greek legend, Procrustes was a bad egg with a habit of making his guests fit their accomodations by either stretching them (if too short) or cutting off their legs (if

Denying the Adversary

It's one thing when actively malicious hackers get into a government database and steal all the information about you including your sock size. Not much you can do about that, when government refuses

Math in Style

Following on the lines of this previous post, the authors of the book How to Read Numbers have a well-intentioned article designed to be a style guide regarding numbers for journalists. It's not

Smile, it confuses the enemy! #6

I will tell you a tale, O Best Beloved, of the Internet, and bored coders, and the Bayeux Tapestry... Which gets you delights like this: Create your own at the Bayeux Tapestry Generator!

Pick your role with care

It is not surprising political punditry of the more realistic variety has started predicting various degrees of grassroots resistance to a clearly dodgy "election". One article of interest is here--written by someone with