Category Archives: InstaMunger

Today’s infographic: Historical distribution of songs with word “boogie”

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Whatyaknow?

I go and edit my link list to purge all the dead links, and before ya know it, Michael Bérubé is blogging again. Too bad I didn’t have a link to Calvin and Hobbes in my old links list.

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My solution to the credit crisis

Six words: Fire Paulson. Put Buffett in charge.

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Here is a handy new website

If you’re curious about whether the Large Hadron Collider has destroyed the world yet, just visit hasthelargehadroncolliderdestroyedtheworldyet.com. If you’d just like to follow the progress as the LHC ramps up, you might get just a bit more information here, where … Continue reading

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Quote of the day

And can we just drop this bullshit about the military “defending our freedom?” Few of us were alive the last time our military went to war over anything even remotely related to the freedom of Americans. Okay, World War II … Continue reading

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Is Heart republican?

In response to the question I asked the other day: Nope.

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Gotta love Slashdot’s current poll!

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Something tells me this might have something to do with the obesity epidemic

From our local newspaper, in an article about how there will be fewer school bus stops this year: Kiesha McGaughy, who lives off Sugar Creek Road north of uptown, said the bus picked her daughter up at the end of … Continue reading

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How do you turn a big truck in a narrow alley?

This is how: This truck somehow decided our street was wide enough to complete a U-turn in. It only took about five minutes.

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Another reason not to pay $16.95 to e-file

TurboTax melted down 24 hours before the deadline.

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Changed my email address

I’ve changed my email address to dsmunger–at–gmail–dot–com, so update your address books.

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Jim Munger reviews Pepperidge Farm cookies

“They are all the same, and yet Milano is the best.”

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Noooooo!!!

Line Rider has been sold, and the site is down. Is this the end of free Kool-Aid?

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You know your blog is doing pretty well when…

… just asking your readers for the answer to a question is quicker and easier than Googling it.

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Good guitar player

Wow. If this is real, it’s really good. Even if it’s not, it’s a really good fake.

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This week’s sign that the apocalypse is upon us….

The National Spelling Bee is being liveblogged. (via Uncertain Principles)

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What’s special about every number from 1 to 69?

This is cool. But 57 really could use some help. Is there nothing more special about 57 than this? = 111 in base 7. is a 20-gonal number. Update: actually the list goes up to 500! But they do skip … Continue reading

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iWork $30 surcharge

I just bought the iWork family pack — not a bad deal — just $99 for the whole household. However, I was frustrated to learn about the $30 surcharge. You see iWork requires Quicktime 7 to install. I’ve already paid … Continue reading

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Plagiarism in English class

Professors are worried about students plagiarizing essays about Emily Dickinson’s “Because I Could Not Stop for Death.” Here’s an idea: come up with an original paper topic and maybe your students will write original papers.

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Vacationland!

Look where I’ll be heading this summer: America’s Vacationland! Actually, I’m headed to a slightly nicer part of the state, Swans Island. But I appreciate the sentiment of that first site.

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