Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Possibly the worst excuse for a public holiday ever

Yes, it's Melbourne Cup day which means no work for me today. Does anywhere else in the world have a public holiday for a horse race? I find it mildly embarrassing. Also, as I'm a contractor it means I don't get paid today. So screw the Melbourne Cup - I'm glad the idiots who went there got rained on.

On a totally unrelated note, here are some angry new bulletins. The first one covers one of the big recent stories, disgraced evangelical Ted Haggard.

The URL for this video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jbx7oi9l7D4

This story is a bit more more obscure, but pretty weird. UK scientist want to combine cow and human DNA:

The URL for this video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDm-VBkQo9g

And to close off, a bit of a palate cleanser. This is a place I found while I was walking around Melbourne. It's sort of the anti-Mr Angry zone.

The URL for this video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buy_99p6GeI

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