YouTube: the original 13-minute short film of Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson

Pickled corpse tumbles out of rum barrel “Thirsty Hungarians find surprising cause for drink’s ‘special taste’”

Full-time freelancing: 10 more things in 360 days Some words of wisdom from a full-time freelancer.

The ultimate tax shelter: Owning your own business “The No. 1 way to reduce your taxes with a smile is to convert your personal expenditures into allowable deductions. It sounds tricky, but it may not be so difficult as you think.” Highly recommended.

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New, tougher copyright legislation in the works “Some highlights from the proposed legislation (which has the backing of the Bush administration) include a toughening of the DMCA which would make attempting to infringe on copyright illegal. In addition, no one would be allowed to “make, import, export, obtain control of, or possess” hardware or software that could be used to circumvent copy-protection mechanisms. That’s an expansion on the DMCA’s current language, which prohibits the distribution of tools such as DeCSS that can be used to bypass copy-protection schemes.”

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Interesting graphic on church bodies within the US. It looks like the Baptists own the Southeast.

Will retiring boomers brake U.S. growth? “While economists have known for years that the coming retirement of the baby boomers would be a drain on the labor force, the Fed study suggests that the United States is already feeling the effects and the impact in the next decade may be much bigger than previously thought.”

Good Cat & Girl comic today. Oh, Evelyn.

Learnding: Expression Engine video tutorials

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Gene Pitney has died

Gene Pitney found dead in hotel. “Cause the point of a gun was the only law That Liberty understood.
When it came to shootin’ straight and fast, He was mighty good.”

Apple Introduces Boot Camp: Public Beta Software Enables Intel-based Macs to Run Windows XP. AAPL is up 6%.


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