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Posts from August 2010

"I work in an underground gold mine, and am a member of the mine rescue team. "

Help the Meta Book Club decide on their next book.

"There's merit in mobile slaughterhouse units."

"This meetup was perfect. Spicy food, good people and kick ass deserts. I am still in heaven. And I have a story to tell about when I got near home."

"I'm the one that digitized this film and the other ones that were in the same box as this one"

Astro Zombie's words become cortex's song about Steven Slater, the working man's hero. It made CNN, as well as other news outlets today.

"[T]hough I was immune to all the tactics, I was never immune to the fundamental ideas of skepticism."

AskMe commenters create a Linux version of a popular OSX app (SelfControl); original designer is stoked.

"When I was young and stupid I got involved in Amway...."

"If you do this right, you end up with a couple hundred stooges who will reliably vote for almost anything you submit [to Digg]"

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