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The Wee Beastie is 3 years old today! Hurrah!

Salon’s Hack List is marvellous this year – each entry written in the style of the hack it is honouring

Charlie Stross wants bitcoin to die in a fire
The weird mechanics of a bitcoin heist
(less controversially, Stross also hates Microsoft Word)

Minimalist circular city maps

Superhero spankings

A big assault on the selfish gene metaphor (there have been replies to this, of course, but I haven’t read any of them yet)

BuzzFeed article generator

The full stop (aka the period) – now it means “I am angry with you!”

Via John Fouhy, and also in the field of internet linguistics, I can’t even

Interesting discussion of the word of Norman Rockwell. I’ve always had a huge soft spot for Rockwell because I grew up with a big coffee table book of his work in the front room.

Pianist up on stage before large audience. The orchestra begin. But they are playing a different concerto to the one she prepared for. What happens next? (Well, she conquers, of course.)

Via Georgios, a lunchbreak romance

And finally, old Finnish people with things on their heads

{ 2 } Comments

  1. Jet again | December 26, 2013 at 4:17 pm | Permalink

    Oh, a belated Happy Birthday to the Wee Beastie! I hope she’s had a wonderful Christmas. We’re having a splendid one at the Simian house, and that weather I ordered arrived on time as well!

  2. morgue | December 27, 2013 at 10:56 pm | Permalink

    thanks Jet! She’s having a fine old time indeed :-) Glad to hear yours is going well!

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