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September 28, 2006

Taiwan's 19-day-long sit-in movement to outst its president has finally made the front page of The New York Times
It was still going strong last night.

September 26, 2006

NYT article on the history of the Nobel Prize

September 15, 2006

1942 US Army & Navy's How to Spot a Jap Educational Comic Strip

Leica has finally introduced a digital M
And it's not just another rebadged Panasonic digicam with the tiny sensors; it's a full blown M rangefinder with a near-35mm-size sensor. So many people have been waiting for a true digital M that they are going to sell a ton of these despite the fact that it'll probably cost over $5,000 without lens.

September 11, 2006

Photos of the doctored Paris Hilton CD that Banksy placed around record stores in the U.K.

September 4, 2006

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin killed by stingray while filming on a reef off Port Douglas in northern Queensland, Australia

September 3, 2006

The entire archive of The New Yorker from February, 1925, to April, 2006, on a palm-sized portable hard drive
Every article, poem, short story, and cartoon (and every advertisement) that has appeared in the magazine since 1925.

The first American project by the London-based architect David Adjaye, who was recently commissioned to design the new Denver Museum of Contemporary Art
A beautiful, modern residential building for two artists in Brooklyn. I'd love to see more of this type and caliber of small residential projects within the five boroughs.