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February 08, 2005

disturbing SSL / domain name hack

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explanation of the homograph attack.

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Posted by tplambeck at 11:13 PM

best blog title I've seen in a week, shoot, maybe even more

farm accident digest

Posted by tplambeck at 11:08 PM

Hieronymus Bosch Action Figures

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Posted by tplambeck at 09:10 PM

San Francisco / History / Time / Place

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Posted by tplambeck at 07:03 PM

Hovenweep

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I can't believe I've never heard of this before.

Most of the structures at Hovenweep were built between A.D. 1200 and 1300. There is quite a variety of shapes and sizes, including square and circular towers, D-shaped dwellings and many kivas (Puebloan ceremonial structures, usually circular). The masonry at Hovenweep is as skillful as it is beautiful. Even the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde rarely exhibit such careful construction and attention to detail. Some structures built on irregular boulders remain standing after more than 700 years. Many theories attempt to explain the use of the buildings at Hovenweep. The striking towers might have been celestial observatories, defensive structures, storage facilities, civil buildings, homes or any combination of the above. While archeologists have found that most towers were associated with kivas, their actual function remains a mystery.
Posted by tplambeck at 02:56 PM

Google maps

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Posted by tplambeck at 02:54 PM

The evolution of the 'Heavy Metal Umlaut' entry in the Wikipedia

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Posted by tplambeck at 10:27 AM

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