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how much traffic is going to my site

May 09
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The plane took off for its second demonstration flight and disappeared from radar after requesting permission to descend to 6,000 feet from 10,000 in mountainous terrain.

“We continue to call our people on board,” Mr. Dolya wrote via Twitter. “Sometimes the phones ring, sometimes the calls break off. But they do not pick up.”

New Russian Plane Lost Over Indonesia - NYTimes.com

Of conspiracy theories and Lost spinoffs. A Russian jet on a demo flight with journalists, potential buyers, etc. as passengers vanished after taking off from Indonesia.

Mar 25
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While a well-formed cover letter still has a place, some companies believe that Web folk who rely on this archaic tool never make it to the next round. But what do I know? Let’s hear instead from some great Web and design agencies to get their advice on creating a great cover letter!

What Makes A Great Cover Letter, According To Companies? - Smashing Magazine

Read, ponder, and digest, Grasshopper.  Some things to keep in mind when applying to internetty jobs.

Feb 05
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The snake who’s hooked on cigarettes | Metro.co.uk
Po knows the secret to enjoying life.

The snake who’s hooked on cigarettes | Metro.co.uk

Po knows the secret to enjoying life.

Dec 18
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I can tie you up like a dog with a home. You know, dogs with homes get chained up.
— Homeless man at Macarthur BART station, to his pit bull wearing a sweater.
May 27
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I demand a Project Runway deleted scenes show.

(via BWE)

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Happy Birthday, Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Happy Birthday, Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Feb 14
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It’s a registered trademark, yo.

It’s a registered trademark, yo.

Jan 20
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Cheney in a Wheelchair | 8:11 a.m. Later today you’ll see an unfortunate metaphor for the departing Bush administration. Vice President Dick Cheney hurt a back muscle yesterday as he was moving boxes out of the vice president’s residence at the Naval Observatory. And now he plans to attend the swearing in ceremony in a wheelchair.

Live Blog: The Inauguration of Barack Obama - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

curious…what was in those boxes that cheney absolutely had to move them himself?  incriminating documents?  porn?

Jan 14
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Montalban’s death was announced at a city council meeting by president Eric Garcetti, who represents the district where the actor lived. Garcetti did not give a cause of death.

The Associated Press: ‘Fantasy Island’ star Ricardo Montalban dies at 88

the most mysterious thing about montalban’s death is that his city councilman announced the passing at a city council meeting and that’s how the press found out.  did ricardo not have a publicist?

Jan 05
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“I want The Times to note that I used ‘Ms. Wiig’ the entire time; I never called her by her first name,” she added, lying.

“I would like to send Kristen Wiig a shiny new captain’s hat because she’s taking over the captain’s position.”

Describe that lady-comedy crown, please. “It would be really stiff and high,” Ms. Poehler said, “and when you tipped it over, birds would fly out of it, like squawking pigeons, and then you could bite into it, and it would be marzipan.”

Dec 31
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martha is losin’ it in the most delightful, wackadoodle way: forcing her (obviously enthusiastic) cats to wear NYE hats and tiaras, LED bowties, and getting them high on catnip.  martha stewart, you’re still in the running for america’s top lonely crazy cat lady.

martha is losin’ it in the most delightful, wackadoodle way: forcing her (obviously enthusiastic) cats to wear NYE hats and tiaras, LED bowties, and getting them high on catnip.  martha stewart, you’re still in the running for america’s top lonely crazy cat lady.

Dec 25
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I also didn’t expect how many glasses were on people’s faces at that show. That might have been the most glasses ever inside Radio City at one time.

Jukebox Jury: Travis McCoy, Paul F. Tompkins Rate 2008’s Hits | Spin Magazine Online

guess which band’s show?  rhymes with schmeth schmab schmor schmutie.

Dec 22
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All of the gifts weren’t top-shelf items, however. Joseph Wood, the deputy assistant to Cheney for national security affairs, was given a $30 Adidas gym bag from the foreign affairs minister of Azerbaijan.

Foreign Gifts to White House Staff - Washington Post Investigations

high rollin’ in azerbaijan!!  (i’m sure $30 is a lot to the everyday azerbaijanian.)