retroCRUSH: Worst Halloween Costumes of All Time

“When I was growing up, most of the kids in my neighborhood were fairly uncreative. Instead of thinking long and hard about what you wanted to be for Halloween, you’d run with your parent to the store at the last minute, and grab a prepackaged costume made by Ben Cooper or Collegeville of some famous character. Superheroes, Monsters, and Star Wars characters were usually the favorites, but every now and then you came across a few gems that really made you scratch your head.”

This stuff is really strange. The site’s comments for each costume are rude, very funny, and worth suffering through the various pop-ups and things floating around the screen.

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Listen to Muslim silent majority in US | csmonitor.com

By Ahmed Nassef

NEW YORK When Americans think of a Muslim American, most probably envision a bearded man or veiled woman, speaking accented English and holding traditional, conservative views of the world.

Although the reality is much different – most of the nation’s Muslims are American-born converts or second-generation immigrants, not particularly religious, and liberal – you’d be hard-pressed to learn this by watching most Muslim spokespeople in the media.”

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Swiss Army Knife Meets the Kitchen Sink

(I haven’t tried this one yet… it caught my eye because I was looking for a new RSS reader)

“Looking for a search toolbar, an RSS reader, online bookmark manager or web research manager? Look no further: Pluck incorporates all of these features into a single, elegant search tool.

“Pluck does so many different things that it’s difficult to say exactly what kind of tool it is. Pluck includes a search toolbar, an online bookmark service, a web page clipping tool, an alerting service, an RSS News aggregator and several other tools all available from a remarkably clean and easy to use interface. And even though it boasts such an impressive array of features, Pluck is free.”

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