9/11 toys
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This is just bizarre. 14,000 bags of candy accidentally ship to stores containing small toys depicting an aircraft flying into the World Trade Center. I mean, how does that happen? Who made the toys? What exactly would constitute the “ideal” market for them?

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MOMA tall buildings exhibition
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Tall Buildings – The Museum of Modern Art

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Push toy
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I thought this plywood push toy was great. I can imagine you get quite a bit of shock absorption in it, especially when you take this puppy off road.

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Paper Transformers
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PaperFormers. Just print and play.

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Wedding guide
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Seattle Bride Resource Guide 2004 – take a look at the picture in the top-left of the cover of this book. Pretty funny. 2 years ago, now.

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Some serious gear
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How the Pros work the Athens Olympics.

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PGS jogging
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I like the idea of watching a line representing your route gradually appear on your watch as you jog along. Then again, I’m a watch freak.

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Hamster power
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Build your own Hamster-Powered Night Light. Syrian hampsters recommended, since they are nocturnal, but remember to leave them in a room other then your bedroom.

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The Stepford Wives
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Shannon and I walked out of this one trying to decide if it was the worst film we had ever seen. Then we remembered the Next Best Thing. But it was close. Very close. Bad comedy. Bad writing. Bad acting. Bad timing. Awful. Did I mention that I didn’t like it? Do yourself a favor

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“New” wireless laws
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So Weirdly Wrong. This is a fun if unsettling, account of a conversation between a guy sitting OUTSIDE a library, using its wireless internet connection, and a policeman, who comes up to stop him. According to the policeman, new federal laws prohibit “theft of signal”. What a weird thing to make up.

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