Archive for August 21st, 2008

August 21st, 2008 by alephnaught

A new toy figure – Dan Board

I discovered a comedy manga set called Yotsuba&!, which is all about two sisters, their family and friends. In episode 28, Yosuba’s young friend dresses up in cardboard boxes to “become” a robot; they play together for a day and then “he” goes home. A Japanese company makes figures after the series, and the Dan […]

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August 21st, 2008 by alephnaught

Who is rich?

Found an interesting tidbit in the LA Times today in the article, “Wealth is key in candidates’ tax platforms.” When asked for the demarcation for defining rich in the US, Barack Obama drew the line at 250,000 USD. McCain “somewhat flippantly” set the bar at 5M USD. To which Obama said, ” I guess if […]

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