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Tiger Woods Voicemail Slow Jam Remix

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEkomaBTppY The background singers are what put this over the top.

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Polar Bears & Eskimo Dogs Become Friends

http://www.flixxy.com/polar-bears-eskimo-dogs.htm “Polar bears and Eskimo* dogs become friends” Cuteness of the clip undercut – as usual – by my tremendous cynicism. I have visions of this guy’s dog team happily hauling him straight to the “friends” with whom he allows them to consort. *For the love of God, people, stop using the term Eskimo. Even […]

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http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=ypycpKQxXR0 Much has been made about (and laughed at) the new Microsoft software train wreck, SongSmith. The idea is to sing to the software, which then sets your word to music. The results are – predictably – awful. Or are they? A YouTube wag seems to making a series of what can only be described […]

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A little-noticed private curtain call for Sarah Palin after defeat | Top of the Ticket | Los Angeles Times

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2008/11/sarah-palin-201.html (Permit me a spot of schadenfreude and meme-stealing – it’s been a long, frustrating campaign and, as a Canadian, I got no say in the final outcome.) No, you can’t have the Presidency. (Not yours.)

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Glass Maze – City of Saints and Madmen

http://doodleplex.com/glassmaze?p=447 Though it may at some point, slagging the Zune hasn’t gotten old yet. Here, a Douglas Adams clone has clearly attended some Microsoft product design (sic[k]) meetings. Behind the Scenes at the Microsoft Zune Design Laboratory Lead Designer: [Holding up an iPod] Ok, so we want to make one of these. Associate Designer: Embrace […]

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http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1160689842673&call_pageid=968332188492&col=968793972154 It’s reassuring to know that, as much as God hates me, He clearly hates Buffalo more: A rare October snowstorm left a section of southwestern Ontario buried in snow today, but conditions were much worse across the Canada-U.S. border in the Buffalo, N.Y. region, which received as much as 60 centimetres of snow.

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Permanent Records: Albums From The A.V. Club’s Hall Of Fame | Music | The A.V. Club

http://www.avclub.com/content/node/53609 The Onion A.V. Club makes a case for Sloan’s Between the Bridges as an underrated classic. Personally, I’ve always had a hard time taking them seriously; They’re geeky guys who see themselves as arena rockers, and hope others see that too. (e.g. When I worked at Sam’s, Jay and Chris – the most delusional […]

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