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Theme park work.

Talking of theme parcs getting ready for the next season: Heide Park in Germany is busy building the biggest wooden coaster in Europe and you can watch the construction via their webcam. Meanwhile, Parc Asterix in France is building a Mack Bobsleigh ride which also has a viewable construction site.

Linked on the 13th of December, 2000 Details

Winnie the Pooh tales made up of misfits.

Pooh is obsessive-compulsive, Eeyore is chronically depressed, Piglet needs medication, Roo is a juvenile delinquent in-the-making, and Christopher Robin has gender issues. That's what Canadian doctors are saying anyway.

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Gay and Bi Men in the Crosshairs

A new TV ad aired in the Bay Area claims that HIV-positive gay and bi men can stop the AIDS epidemic. What's behind these ads?

Linked on the 13th of December, 2000 Details

Cheesy Jesus

No inspiration for Christmas presents this year? The Cheesy Jesus online store has something for everyone.

Linked on the 12th of December, 2000 Details

Grocer invents gun with no moving parts

Australian grocery wholesaler Mike O'Dwyer has invented a gun with no moving parts that can fire one million rounds per minute, compared to actual guns where the fastest one 'only' fires 6000 rounds per minute. I can't say the invention of new ways for killing people overjoys me, but the technology does impress me.

Linked on the 12th of December, 2000 Details

P2P explained

The Red Herring features a no-nonsense article about P2P networking that cuts through the hype. Well worth reading.

Linked on the 11th of December, 2000 Details