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Serious Putty

Everybody needs 5 lbs of Silly Putty, although I must admit I can't imagine why. The official site is at Aaron's Putty World offers all sorts different kinds which you can order in 1lb bags. Or you could try ordering 100lb quantities from Dupont.

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Cassini arrives at Saturn

SaturnAfter a seven year, 2.2 billion year trip, the Cassini spacecraft completed its SOI burn and entered Saturn orbit. Check out the details on or review the project homepage.

During its lifetime, Cassini is supposed to relay over three hundred thousand pictures of Saturn and its surrounding moons. Let the wallpaper downloading commence!


Apologies for downtime…

Sorry to my two or three readers, who undoubtably were devastated to find brainwagon off the air earlier today. I had a brief outage while my domains were shifted to GoDaddy and the name serves were updated. All should be well now.

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Pencilmation has some fun (if silly) flash animations, including the story of "The Monkey and the Coconut", which perhaps people who appreciate monkeys might, in fact, appreciate.

Or not.