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Can you get bad milk?

The milk I just opened is labeled “Grade A.” Can you buy B‑grade milk? Where? Is it cheap­er? Has it been pushed out of the mar­ket by uff­ish dairy con­glom­er­ates? See: City of Elko, NV Munic­i­pal Codes: Milk

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Politics

OMG: How to make a Fox news anchor do a double take

That’s it. I’m done sit­ting around. I can­not believe what I just read. Yes­ter­day, on the Fox News Chan­nel, Den­nis Hastert (R‑IL), who is the freak­ing Speak­er of the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, said this to Chris Wal­lace, the host. HASTERT: Here in this cam­paign, quote, unquote, “reform,” you take par­ty pow­er away from the par­ty, […]

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Me and my life

I takes lots of pictures

I was perus­ing iPho­to today, and noticed that I have 2048 pic­tures in the data­base. The num­bered title of my lat­est pic­ture is IMG2652.jpg. Now, Canon cam­eras (and oth­ers, prob­a­bly) main­tain the pic­ture num­ber­ing even when you switch cards or change bat­ter­ies and what­not. This implies that i have tak­en two-thou­sand, six-hun­­dred pic­tures. Which seems […]

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Other

Vending machine mojo [updated]

I just went to get a drink from one of the vend­ing machines here in the library. My tithe, a whole dol­lar, con­sist­ed of three quar­ters, a dime, and three nick­els. I drop in my mon­ey, I stoop down to make my selec­tion, and hor­rors, my Trop­i­cana pink lemon­ade but­ton has been replaced by some […]

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Meta

Unplug. Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

Haven’t seen many posts late­ly? That’s because a week and a half ago, I came home to dis­cov­er my cable modem blink­ing dis­con­so­late­ly. I called my cable provider, Cox (please keep all puns to your­self, not that they don’t deserve them, pin­heads). They walked me through the unplug-plug-reboot-tight­en-lath­­er-rinse rou­tine, and told me the coax split­ter […]