January 20th, 2004

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6417 And It's Tuesday.

Nifty word found (or refound) today -

crapulent (KRAP-yuh-luhnt) adjective

Sick from excessive drinking or eating.
[From Late Latin crapulentus (very drunk), from Latin crapula (drunkenness), from Greek kraipal (hangover, drunkenness).]

The Historical Museum of Southern Florida is located in the heart of Miami, the Gateway of the Americas, and is accredited by the American Association of Museums.

Piles of Fun - Hippocrates' treatment for hemorrhoids, 400 B.C.: Collapse )

National Gorilla Suit Day Shopping Tip -

If you're having trouble purchasing your gorilla suit, you might want to check one of these fine merchants. But hurry. Time is getting short and gorilla suits don't grow on trees.

Google developing ad service for e-mail (may offer free e-mail)

A huge British archive of World War II aerial reconnaissance photos, including pictures of the D-Day landings in Normandy, is to go on the Internet on Monday.

Under the digitalization project announced Saturday, some 5 million Royal Air Force photos of Western Europe will be available to the public on the Web site www.evidenceincamera.co.uk., archivists said. The site did not appear to be accessible on Saturday.

Of note is that Keele University, the holder of the archive, will put captured German reconnaissance photos online later this year.

While looking up the information on the Aerial Photo Archive, I discovered that Keele University offers a Graduate Degree in Post-Soviet Organized Crime (?).

Of interest is this glossary of acronyms and abbreviations used by Russian Police and Security Services.

LJ meanies.... Darque Dungeons - Jack Chick revisited for Goths and LJ. See Also, Something Awful. (many words not work safe.)Site Meter

I'm not looking forward to dealing with HOAS and Condo commandos... the downside of owning my own place. The upsides far surpass the downs, in my opinion though.

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