Blogs of the Day

November 1, 2006: Top Posts

  1. Open Letter to a Pedantic Killjoy

    Open Letter To The Guy Elaine Brought to Monday Night Football

    Dude, I know we issued an open invitation. I know […]

    The Extrapolater

    Tags: NFL, Tom Brady, Chad Johnson, Chris Berman, monday night football, Ocho Cinco, Michigan football, Fred Smoot,

  2. Protecting a Python svn code base with the pre-commit hook

    In a community project, opened to various contributors, there are a few thing to take care of in order not to break the […]

    Carpet Python

    Tags: Python, Quality.

  3. An Open Challenge to Theists: Define God

    This is a very simple post.  Repeatedly, in many different comment sections of posts, I've asked people who believe in […]

    10,000 Reasons to Doubt the Fish

    Tags: Religion, logic.

  4. Giants Fly High Remix


    In honor of the Giants' defense adopting the "We Fly High" dance, Jim Jones has released a […]

    Off Season On Smash

    Tags: New York Giants, Hard Hitting Investigative Journalism, Jim Jones.

  5. Cromptonites: The Epitome of Insanity

    Cromptonite – (Cromp'-ton-ite) someone who wants Jonathon Crompton to play regarldless of the situation, need, or […]

    Loser with Socks

    Tags: Tennessee Volunteers, Tennessee Vols, Quarterbacks.

  6. "Concurso de Calaveras Literarias"

    "Festival día de Muertos"
    Facultad de Arquitectura, UNAM – 30 DE OCTUBRE DE 2006


    Tags: anuncios, Concursos, UNAM.

  7. Why is IT recruitment so bad?

    My current contract is coming towards its natural conclusion which means I’m about to be blessed with that most […]

    Angry 365 Days a Year

    Tags: Byword/Aphorism.

  8. Gotta Hate Those Stinking Christian…

    One of the pet hates of most atheists is religious people preaching.  Let me clarify a little. I hate it when those […]


  9. Tourist Captures Ghost in the Vatican City

    I was ready to debunk this sighting as a reflection or flare in the lens from the ceiling lights.  But, I have to […]

    Dark Walls

    Tags: Scary Ghost Videos.

  10. Back from vacation and 60 people less

    So I am back from vacation which was a nice two weeks nearly without internet and Second Life. I was in sunny Andalusia […]

    Tao's Thoughts on Second Life

    Tags: Life in general, Events.

  11. A government for all its intelligence, is nothing if it lacks empathy.

    Mr. Ngiam Tong Dow in his recent speech to the Oxbridge Society, brought up the examples of the Plato Republic and the […]

    Coffee and Cigarettes.

    Tags: Culture, musings, Ideology, The Economy, Social Critique.

  12. Myspace Backgrounds!

    Myspace users, wonder why you got here (

    Non-Myspace users, wonder why so many searches for […]


  13. Fernandes Suicide Hoax

    This article is too suspicious: no name of the reporter, unknown reporting entity, significant mistakes. So I called […]

    Mishka Zena

  14. Ubuntu Edgy Upgrades a Disaster for many

    Take a look around the Ubuntu Forums lately and you'll see many installation and various related threads just cropping […]


  15. Kerry Remarks Fail Global Smell Test

    Update: Welcome BBC Readers

    "Crazy" and "despicable" are the exact terms used by the junior Senator from […]

    Nuke's news & views

    Tags: News and politics, military, 'War on Terrorism', Election 2006.

  16. They're Back

    Okay, so it's after lunch on Tuesday now. Things have a way of getting away from you on the road. Time is short and the […]

    Dump and Chase

  17. Launch Details

    Thank you all for the tremendous support!
    We’ve started sending out the invitations for the limited beta from […]

  18. Kjendis-nakebilder en umulighet i seriøse borgerjournalist-aviser

    Midt oppi all viraken rundt forskjellige bloggeres, først og fremst VamPus’, publisering av Conradi au […]


    Tags: Etikk, Om borgerjournalistikk.

  19. How To: Enable Compiz effects on Fedora Core 6 with an nVidia Card

    I installed Fedora Core 6 in my system on Saturday – ok yeah I know I need to get a better life. But, hey I was just […]


    Tags: Open-Source, Linux, Fedora, hacks, popular.

  20. Ohio 2006 State Ballot Issues

    It would seem that no one in Ohio wants voters to know what the ballot issues are until they show up to vote. Have you […]

    Wayward Son

    Tags: Politics.

  21. Passive Depressive #5

    Passive Depressive is a new Beats Entropy comic that is updated every Wednesday.


    Beats Entropy

    Tags: Comic, WebComic, Web Comic, NSFW, Passive Depressive.

  22. Being Heard : Newsweek w/ Noah Beckman

    Gallaudet's student protest leader discusses his group's victory over the university's board and how he'll work to […]


    Tags: University Presidents, deaf education, deaf, Deafhood, Gallaudet University, Crisis at Gallaudet, Gallaudet Protest.

  23. Download Prison Break Season Two 2

    Original Title: Prison Break
    Nation: USA
    Year: 2006
    Genre: Thriller – Drama
    Nr. Episodes: 23

    I sottotitoli […]

    Garret's Blog

    Tags: TV, PeerToPeer, Prison Break.

  24. OLPC Vs Classmate

    Mercado emergente, é sobre isso que estamos falando, entre os dez países mais populosos do mundo, sete são […]


    Tags: Análise, OLPC.

  25. Clase 1 – Introducción

    Desde tiempos remotos el hombre ha tenido esa fascinación por el conocimiento y la investigación, desde la ciencia […]

    Rutas del Alma – Blog

    Tags: Curso de Autoconocimiento.

  26. Edgy optimizado

    Una vez recién instalada Ubuntu Edgy (6.10) es necesario optimizarla para poder trabajar con ella cómodamente. Por […]

    El Blog de Maverick

    Tags: ubuntu.

  27. Snillen spekulerar

    Vår entrédörr hade blivit lite vandaliserad under natten, så glaset såg ut som ett gigantiskt spindelnät. En […]


    Tags: Coop.

  28. Roethlisberger's concussion throws 4 picks in loss to Oakland

    It's been a rough year for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but an even rougher year for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's […]

    The Itch – Dry, Flaky Sports Commentary

    Tags: NFL, Itch News.

  29. Set Max to "live telecast" ICC Champions trophy 2007 in India

    Channel Set Max for Indian viewers :-

    Sony Entertainment television Network won the ICC rights for cricket telecast […]

    "Gagan's Blog………"

    Tags: General, Sports, India, cricket – क्रिकेट.

  30. I'm Your Man – a live update

    Apologies in advance for short sentences, part quotes etc. It's not easy to type, pay attention, watch the TV screen […]

    Knobby's Blog

    Tags: George Michael, Music, South Bank Show.

  31. Generating Effective Work Flow from Your Space

    By Chris Gilmer

    Working from home is great. Lots of time to sit, contemplate, hash out ideas, take a break, wake up […]

    Web Worker Daily

    Tags: Tips & Tricks.

  32. Blair under fire as General brands mission to Afghanistan 'cuckoo'

    London Daily mail | Oct. 29, 2006

    By Matthew Hickley

    Tony Blair faced a devastating attack yesterday as one of […]

    Oldthinker news

    Tags: Résistance.

  33. Ten Inch Hero

    Is that a great title or what?


    A New Movie About Love, Sex,
    and Sandwiches Sold by the […]

    planet pooks

    Tags: Blogging, Movies, film, Writers, Screenwriting.

  34. My Top 5 Anime for 2006 v5.0

    While I'm not yet sleepy, I guess I'll put this out. Ok, (how many times have I said this) 3rd to the last rankings […]

    Cute Proxy's Anime Rants

    Tags: Rankings.

  35. Kiiroi Hana (To Go)

    After snapping the picture of the new Sophie's Cuban Cuisine set to open on 56th St. I happened upon a place that […]

    Midtown Lunch

    Tags: Food Type: Japanese, Food Type: Sushi, 56th btw. 5+6th.

  36. The David Platt case – live in court!

    Judge: David Platt, you have been charged with the serious crime of impersonating a competent football manager – of […]

    Through the seasons before us..

    Tags: Thoughts.

  37. Le Monde moves to WordPress

    Le Monde just relaunched their blogging services. Their several thousand blogs are now powered by WordPress (they used […]

    Toni's Garage

    Tags: WordPress, Automattic.

  38. Put an image in your sidebar

    Putting an image in a post is already covered here.
    Putting an image in a sidebar needs a little more work.

    You […]

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Tags: Images, Widgets, Sidebar.

  39. Dorsey-Flehr: A Merger That Didn't Take

    With merger mania gripping the legal community this week, it's worth remembering that sometimes these ventures don't […]

    Legal Pad

    Tags: Scott Graham, Law Firms, Patents/IP.

  40. StudiVZ in original Facebook Farben…

    Dass StudiVZ eine Kopie von Facebook ist, ist ja kein Geheimnis und mehr als offensichtlich:

    Krass finde ich wie […]

  41. Koptalk: It wasn't White. LFC: Yes it was you idiot

    I had quite a celebration tonight when I heard something that had been posted on the official site. Finally, […]

    Koptalk Exposed – The Insider Insider

    Tags: Liverpool, Liverpool FC, The Insider, Koptalk Gossip, Dunk's Excuses, Koptalk – Lies, Koptalk – Made Up stuff, Koptalk – Attacks LFC, Koptalk Gold for free, Koptalk Members Site.

  42. Why Gtalk will work ….

    So I wanted to add a friend and for the first time I asked him his gmail id and not his yahoo id. I have been a yahoo […]

    Shubh – Hub

    Tags: technology, Internet, Google.

  43. Amor Nerd: Arte de Ficar


    I – Conhecendo o Problema II – Pareça Sexy
    III – Arte de Ficar

    Muitos nerds se sentem fadados ao […]

    Cabaret Cubano

    Tags: Guias e Manuais.

  44. Debbie Gadget writes…….

    I will never again allow his dog-handler mate to bring that huge police dog around and scare the cats away. I found the […]


  45. Where have all the (good) scriptwriters gone, or why Stream of Consciousness does not translate into good anime

    Note: This was written a month (I think more) beforehand, And may or may not coincide with the stuff that's being […]


    Tags: anime, Editorial.

  46. Zmajstrowałem książkę

    Pomysł krążył mi po głowie od jakiegoś czasu. Parę osób usilnie podsuwało mi go w komentarzach. Być […]

    Fraglesowe widzenie świata

    Tags: polityka.

  47. Add Microsoft Live to your blog

    This is pretty interesting. I was just doing my link blog (reading my feeds) when I saw this item come through the […]

    Scobleizer – Tech Geek Blogger

    Tags: Blogging.

  48. Howto: Using Beryl in Fedora Core 6 [3. Update]

    As you know, Fedora Core is shipped with X.Org v. 7.1, and therefore with AIGLX. And Compiz works fine.

    However, […]


    Tags: Linux, Fedora, Free Software, x, HowTo, RPM.

  49. General Wii Information – All New

    Taken from GoNintendo, who took it from NeoGAF;
    General Wii stuff

    – CNN has signed up with Nintendo as the provider […]


    Tags: wiiNEWS.

  50. Welcome to the black parade

    Otro de MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE y segun el vocalista el video, la cancion y el disco te dicen que ellos creen, la muerte […]


    Tags: General.

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    Tags: .

  52. What lies ahead for Nvu

    Nvu has been one of my favorite open source web editors since its 1.0 release in 2005.

    For those who have never used […]

    Irfan's /root on the Web

    Tags: Open-Source.


    Yabancı kadını görüp, azab-ı ilahiden korkarak, başını ondan çevirene Allahü teâlâ ibadetin tadını […]

    ::bitpazarı::/Ne Ararsan Burada…

    Tags: Life, cinsellik.

  54. Memorable Quotes of the Protest

    The most memorable quote, or rather mostly widely repeated media quote, of the 1988 DPN protests was: "Deaf people can […]

    The GU Private Investigator

    Tags: Newsworthy.

  55. Halo 3 scans. Megaton.

    So later on this month, I will run out to my mailbox with glee (not caring that it's cold as Sidewinder, and I'm still […]


    Tags: Microsoft, Events, Blogroll, previews, Posts, speculation.

  56. What About Victim Rights?

    A massacre happened about a month back in a village just 800 kms away from Bombay.  A Dalit woman was gang-raped and […]

    Life is a street car named Desire

    Tags: rants, Media/Blog watch.

  57. Nanni, dove sei?

    Erano gli anni bui del governo Berlusconi in cui il tiranno di Arcore affamava i bambini facendogli mancare il latte […]

    Cosacchi a San Pietro

    Tags: Régime, Berlusconi, Moretti.

  58. Key ADEA Ruling from Divided En Banc 6th

    By demonstrating that a retirement plan's disability benefits provision facially discriminates on the basis of age, the […]

    Blogging Employee Benefits

    Tags: Litigation, Disability, ADEA.

  59. In the spirit of the Holiday.

    all in good fun.

    Taylor is the Boogie!

    Tags: Hicks, somethin' else.

  60. SUSE 10.1: Xgl with Beryl Compiz

    What is Beryl?
    Beryl is a combined window manager and compositing manager that runs on top of Xgl or AIGLX using […]

    Linux and Open Source Blog

    Tags: SuSE, D. Environments, HowTos/Tutorials/Tips.

  61. Virtual columns revisited

    Here's an idea I had some time ago, but have never implemented on a production system. I'd be interested to know if […]

    Oracle Scratchpad

  62. Wiggle it…just a little bit…

    Our two precious boys are doing very well and we are bursting with happiness, relief, and hope.  We have been on a […]

    red dog knits…… a mediocre knitter and her red dog model

  63. Vote for me & Help me get a Scholarship!

    Ive been selected as one top 10 finalists for the The Blogging Scholarship!  (Cheese!) I totally need your support in […]

    A Birth Project

    Tags: Transracial Adoption, TRA Represent!.

  64. Truths and Consequences of Blogs That Stand Out

    I wrote recently asking you all about what makes a blog stand out from the crowd, and some interesting comments came […]

    Lorelle on WordPress

    Tags: web design, WordPress Themes, Blogging tips.

  65. Ieri e oggi in TV (con i dati Auditel del 31 ottobre 2006)

    In questo spazio propongo gli ascolti dei programmi di prima serata trasmessi ieri, martedì 31 ottobre (tra parentesi […] Blog

    Tags: Cinema e TV, TV ITA, Auditel.

  66. Feature on Duke walk-on, Nick Sutton

    Coach K invited two walk-ons to join the team this season. Nick Sutton worked his tail off his senior year of high […]

    TDD's Sound and the Fury

    Tags: Men's basketball.

  67. Erster Grindhouse Trailer!

    Wie ich gerade per Mail erfahren habe, gibt’s bei Youtube den ersten Trailer zu Quentin Tarantinos und Robert […]

    * zufallsfaktor

    Tags: videos, Kultur.

  68. Use the Yahoo! Sign In to join – it's easy as pie

    If you haven't noticed yet, we've added the ability to sign up and log into Menuism with your Yahoo! account. And […]

    foodha for thought – menuism blog

    Tags: Yahoo, Tips, Accounts, features, Growth.

  69. Levine, Mathews on teacher ed programs

    I don't know if this is Halloween-related, but opinion pieces on Teacher Education Programs, by Art Levine and by Jay […]

    Tony's curricublog

    Tags: Blog, Teacher Education, Professional Education.

  70. Works-For-Me-Wednesday: Decorating Styles and Ideas

    “That which we elect to surround ourselves with becomes the museum of our soul and the archive of our […]

    Stray Thoughts

    Tags: Homemaking, Works for Me Wednesday.

  71. The India social cartogram project maps

    Here are the cartograms. See this post for details about how these maps were generated and where the data used for […]

    Reality Check India

  72. More Halo 3 information and translations

    Over @ the forums a member got his hands on the new French OXM which has some more HALO 3 […]

    The Xbox Domain

    Tags: Gaming News.

  73. Internet Explorer 7 in deutsch verfügbar

    Der Internet Explorer 7 ist nun endlich auch in deutsch verfügbar. Nach ein paar kleinen Anlaufschwierigkeiten, dass […]


    Tags: Software, Microsoft, Browser.

  74. Legendaz sai do ar e webmaster será processado

    SÃO PAULO – O estudante universitário Ricardo Maranhão, 20 anos, webmaster e responsável pelo site […]

    Déjà Vu

    Tags: Internet, News, Seus direitos OnLine.

  75. Lost Download – Episódio 2 da temporada 3

    Pra galera que não estava aguentando esperar o segundo episódio de Lost da terceira temporada heuaheuaheuha

    The […]

    Betow Blog

    Tags: Lost, Entretenimento, seriados.

  76. Congrats to Reddit, Techcrunch and PaidContent.

    Reddit was bought today,  the company has 3.5 employes  70k uniques per day and 700k pageviews per day.    Well […]

    The Paradigm Shift

  77. Up to 14 High School Boys Rape, Torture Developmentally Disabled Girl, Then Make and Sell DVD of the Rapes

    Well, my second cry of the day.
    Last June a developmentally disabled 17-year-old girl, […]

    Women's Space/The Margins

    Tags: Feminism, War On Women, Male Terrorism.

  78. Fiber Revolution: A Survey of Styles

    Fiber Revolution: A Survey of Styles
    October 3 – 31, 2006

    M. Christina Geis Gallery
    Georgian Court […]

    Art Quilt Reviews

    Tags: Reviews by Contributors.

  79. Little Champ….Diwakar!!!

    For those who don’t know about Diwakar let me introduce him. He is one of the finalists of Zee Tv’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa […]

    Whistling Woods

    Tags: Internet, Interesting Reads, India, hindi.

  80. End of half-term

    Half-term is now over so Charis and Lella have returned to work and university respectively.  Alexa will be returning […]

    Bishop Mike & Anthea

    Tags: Mike & Anthea's accident.

  81. The Divine Center and the Human Margin

    The other day, a friendly commenter mentioned that I am not a Christian, which is not entirely fair. Nor is it unfair, […]

    One Cosmos After Dark

  82. Mai-HiME the RPG: Episode 3

    Episode three presented one of my greatest RPG Maker challenges yet- creating a sprite of Mashiro sitting in a […]

    Azure Flame

    Tags: Games, Mai-HiME: the RPG.

  83. If believers don't keep their word, why should the un-churched believe us?

    This morning I had a church planter call me from one of the North American Mission Board's Strategic Focus Cities.  […]

    confessions of a recovering pharisee

    Tags: Sad, church, Christian, Alcohol, Hypocrisy.

  84. Kurz erklärt: Butter

    Butter ist in den USA, wenn nichts anderes auf der Packung steht, gesalzen. Ungesalzene Butter kriegt man (inzwischen) […]

    USA Erklärt

    Tags: Kurz erklärt.

  85. Syriana

    Hey it's me Ali, have you guys seen Syriana?

    The "creation" of the militant suicide bombers is so on point its […]


  86. Aggiornare da Dapper a Edgy "consapevolmente"

    L'aggiornamento alla nuova versione di Ubuntu è semplicemente acquolinoso:

    Una volta lanciato il comando che vedete […]

    pollycoke 🙂

    Tags: Articoli, Guide e HowTo, Facili, o quasi.

  87. blogimisest…

    eile isusime ühe blogijaga kohvikus ja arutlesime teemal, miks blogimine on hea ja miks ta seda ei ole… mis ta annab […]

    Meie Maailm

    Tags: minust, täna.

  88. Msnde resim çalma

    Msn de birisiyle konuşurken kullandığı resim hoşunuza mı gitti.Bu program sayesinde artık o resim sizde de […]

    GerÇekLeR TüRkLerLe Var OlaCak

    Tags: msn-live messenger.

  89. Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat

    Statement of John Kerry Responding to Republican Distortions, Pathetic Tony Snow Diversions and […]

    The Long Goodbye

    Tags: History, War, Values, Hypocrisy, Democrat.

  90. Implementing XPath's Builtin Functions

    XPath 2.0/XQuery has, as many other languages, a set of builtin functions, that the implementation somehow needs to […]

    Profound Titles No One Gets


  91. Ihmissuhdeihmettelyä

    Tällaiset pienoiset muutokset elämäntilanteessa pistävät väkisinkin miettimään. Kun puhutaan ihmissuhteista, […]

    Tylsyyden Multihuipennus

    Tags: Ihmissuhteet, Ihmettelyä, Ääneen ajateltua.

  92. Merayu Si Genit LuSi (dari logis hingga magis)

    Wah sudah buanyak sekali poroposal usulan pengendalian Si Genit Lusi ini. Pertimbangannya pun juga […]

    Dongeng Geologi

    Tags: RuPa-RupI, Nggrundel.

  93. George Michael South Bank Show

    So… what did you think of tonight's South Bank Show George Michael Special? I thought it was fabulous… and it was […]

    Remarkable's Buzzin' Blog

    Tags: George Michael.

  94. 6 things that will make you faster

    The thing is that I'm not unhappy with my recent marathon times (3:28 & 3:24) but they are not even close to the world […]

    Just Your Average Joggler

    Tags: Training Tips.

  95. how not to suck up to your prof

    soundbites from class:
    Prof, in ironic tone: I think women's liberation is nonsense. I think women shouldn't be given […]

    Confessions of A Critic

    Tags: Random musings.

  96. Uber Mecha Handling (CGeass Ep2)

    Alright, so maybe Code Geass isn’t the best that Sunrise could have done. I’ve got a few bones to pick them. […]

    shtuff: anime blogage

    Tags: anime, Code Geass.

  97. Pentru că o au mică

    Da. Despre tine vorbesc. E mică, nu? Nu ţipa după prietenă/consoartă să vină cu centimetrul şi să lase un […]

    De ce urâm bărbaţii

    Tags: In General.

  98. Link para fãs de Heroes

    Uma dica do nosso admin, Lekrapo, é a visitação do site 9th Wonders. O 9th é um site oficial/não oficial (nem […]

    Super Heroes

    Tags: Heroes.

  99. Dressed for a night out

    The fragrances that emanate from our bedroom as Grace prepares for an evening out are simply too wondrous to be […]

    Elegant Grace

  100. Ocean Waves: the applications built on Seaside


    Seaside is a powerful web application framework, which is based on a clean model-view-controller […]

    The Weekly Squeak

    Tags: Tools, Seaside.

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