The Null Device
Interesting piece on the effect of the proliferation of gadgets on clothing design. (CNN)
80s bands on the 80s retro phenomenon, featuring the likes of Duran Duran and Depeche Mode. (CNN)
Historical tourism: German hotel offers authentic Communist-era experience, complete with bureaucracy and border guards. (CNN)
The Millennium Crisis: More millennarian Christian cultists arrested in Jerusalem. (CNN)
More things that glow: UK academic team propose a genetically-engineered glowing Christmas tree. (BBC News)
The world we live in: Models' eggs for sale on the Internet. (Lycos)
NSA TEMPEST documents show: Uncle Sam can read your screen. (WIRED News)
Australian Internet censorship regime to use secret blacklists for filtering banned sites. (it.fairfax.com.au)
Insightful Neil Gaiman Interview, touching on the Princess Mononoke translation, movies in production, the creative process, and some upcoming works. Coraline sounds most intriguing...
New Sandman book, written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Yoshitaka Amaro, coming soon. (And it looks like Neil's aware of Slashdot.)
Slashdot on women, part the 547th:
Understanding women is harder than figuring out the hardest computer game, harder even than setting up a secure 200-client network running *BSD. But women can offer more satisfaction than even an overclocked, dual-Celeron workstation, so learning how to deal with them is worth the extra effort.
Only in America: The War In Heaven, an ultra-violent Christian-themed first-person shooting game about killing demons. (Slashdot, replete with slightly bozotic Katz commentary)