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(By Lewis Carroll) `Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. "Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws ...
|This database, it likes to run. It likes to run in the hot, hot sun
One fish, Two fish, Red fish, Blue fish, Black fish, Blue fish, Old fish, New fish. This one has a little car. This one has a little star. Say! What a lot of fish there are. Yes. Some are red, ...
|Scenes from the California Coast
|Water, in nature
The Dettifoss in Iceland, the most powerful waterfall in all Europe.
|Learn your African Geography
A dutch map of Africa dividing it into different regions, that may help you get your bearings. I love maps. I know the geography of the United States cold. I know where the state ...
|Enjoy this scrap art
Real Goods Solar Living Center, Hopland, CA I always enjoy stopping in at the Solar Living Center. Weird restrooms, neat ponds, biodiesel, electric charging station, a really interesting store, a ...
|Let's be Sheepish.
Navajo-Churro sheep are small but grow a lot of fiber. I'm just running a little test here with publishing and images. Carry on, and meanwhile, enjoy the sheep and woozles!
|The 150th anniversary of the idea of national parks
Merced River and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, circa 1865, Carleton Watkins photograph One hundred and fifty years ago, the United States was in the midst of the Civil War.
Sorry for the site hiccup there... our provider said a "brief" outage. They were thinking on geologic timescales, I think. Just looking to see that all is in order again.
|Thursday Afternoon Test Diary
The code is a work in progress, perhaps like this Thomas Moran sketch of ...
|Random photo diary for test
Mendocino, California This is a test diary to make sure nothing is borked. If we got things right, subscribers will be able to view the mobile-site ad free, and there's an addition to the image ...
|California Primary Day: let's talk issues!
The gorgeous Mendocino coast. I'm looking at my sample ballot and have questions about some of the races. What are our thoughts on the downballot statewide races, like Secretary of State and ...
|More Test Play
Hard at work, we are. We're putting up a couple of tweaks to the new mobile site, and so we're using this diary as a sandbox to play in with our very finely crushed rocks.
|Test Play Diary
One kind of play This is just a place for tech to play, nothing special. Hang out or not as you like.
|Yosemite National Park - My Adventure
Mirror Lake at Yosemite National Park, Yosemite Valley 150 years ago, June 30, 1864, in the midst of the Civil War, the US Congress and Abraham Lincoln were convinced to set aside the first wild ...
|Exciting Test Diary
"Well, there's your problem, lady. There's kittens in the database."
|Bullets fly, but the test must go on
Mathematics question from the California State High School Exit Exam, administered in 10th grade. Students ...
|Cute Farm Animal Images For All!
Little lambie! Jason just posted our release notes for the updated image library, which consists of a better search plus the opening of the image library feature ...
|Thursday Bird Images
Part 1 in an exciting one part series! Red-shouldered ...
|It's For the Birds
A Pileated Woodpecker streaks through the sky. I'm just testing and playing with some stuff this morning. I'll at least make it interesting with some pictures.
|Stalking the Blue Jay
I have a new camera, and I'm using it to irritate the local wildlife.
|This is totally not a diary
Enjoy this adorable kitten. This is just a test, don't mind me. I made the kitten a bit smaller though. Closer to actual size.
|Kos Katalogue: Cool stuff, cool people
I made this mug myself, hand-thrown in stoneware. It fits in my hand like no other, and has a lot of meaning for me, in all its imperfect glory. It holds not only coffee, but memory. Where your ...
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|This is just a test, please ignore
Why I was once a Girl Scout This is just a test for us fine tech folk to play with some of our spam controls to ...
|I, for One, Welcome our New and Improved Robot Overlord
I've mentioned here and there that we've been working on a new warning system. Well, kids, today's the day we welcome our new and improved robot overlord and also some better systems for the human ...
|We're back, possibly
You robot devil, you! Had this been an actual diary, you would have been informed. Just seeing if edit is properly working...
|Now is the time to file for local elections*
* At participating locations only. Cash value 1/20 cent. Restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offer. Some offices available at additional charge. Void where prohibited. Keeping this bus in ...
|DK Image Library favorites
This is actually the image that inspired this diary, an elegant yet ever so simple image of a beet, by user SteelerGrrl. One of the neat things about the new Image Library tool is that so many ...
|Ask Me Anything about Daily Kos
Why wasn't my lunch ...
|The Skunk Train - a scenic and historic railroad in Northern California - needs help
A railway motorcar crosses the Noyo River on the Skunk Train route. This section of the track is no longer accessible to the rolling stock after the catastrophic tunnel collapse.
|This is only a test
Wheee! Sorry for the downtime, y'all. We had a little database freakout. Drop me a comment if you're seeing anything unusual. In the meantime, carry on!
|It's the eye of a chicken and the thrill of the sheep
My, what medium-sized wattles you have! The Russian River, near its origin.
|Californians want counselors, not guns, in schools
California currently has the lowest ratio of guidance counselors to students in the nation. I had thought that only the education wonks among us knew and cared about this, and so I was heartened - ...
|Come hell or high water...
Come hell or high water... This is just a test diary. But that is a real picture of a river from this weekend. Consider it an open thread.
|A Little Late Night Practice, with pooties
All Ahead Full on the DK Election Day Express!
|Sunday Morning Test-o-Rama & Technological Open Thread Of Doom
You can see and ride on the rail car that contains this sign at the Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista, CA. We're going to insert some code now that should give us some better ...
|Exciting Test Diary, with pictures!
I'll scratch your back, you scratch ...
|Fun-in-the-sun, friday afternoon, random diary test-a-palooza
This is a real sign from a Colorado motel room. I need a place where I can make some nonsensical comments that won't bother anyone else. This is that place. Feel free to join me if you dare. Or not.
|Late Night Wacky Test Diary
You too should visit the Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista, CA, and ride this very electric car on their 10 miles of track. Please feel free to post comments here, ...
|This diary is even more boring than last night's
Slogan from the side of an electric trolley you too can ride at the Western Railway Museum in Rio Vista, CA. and hopefully will be deleted much sooner.
|DK Tag Character Set Update
DK Tech Team Update She's a Character, and she's wearing Tags. It's the perfect stock photo for an otherwise dry bit of technical trivia! Kos announced a while back that we're working on a new ...
|This beautiful collaboration started with a copyright violation
Recently, I was visiting with a friend. He was very excited to show me a video about an amazing new virtual choir project. The video is 17 minutes and is well worth that time: http://www.ted.com/...
|DK4 Update: Fun stuff!
In Today's Exciting Update: Today we have a change that should make the place feel a little nicer to newly trusted users, which is the ability to hide hidden comments if you'd rather not ...
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|DK update: NN Day 2 edition
In today's low key updates:
|DK4 Update: Happy June
In this exciting edition:
|DK4 updates, on updates
A Few Small Repairs Flamingo at ...
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|DK4 Update: in which elfling returns from the woods||elfling||05/10/2011||32||48||-||267|
|dk4 Updates: Post-Chocolate Bunny Edition
I know, I know: you can't believe you ate the whole thing. But it mocked you, with its bland, milk chocolatey ears, and crazy construction. You can't just leave an orphaned haunch for tomorrow! It ...
|The Importance of Internet to a Rural Community
Point Arena's ...
|DK4 Updates: Recent Edition
Today's Exciting ...
|Test, Test, Test: California 5th Grade Science STAR test||elfling||04/15/2011||84||41||5||383|
|DK4 Updates: Emancipation Day Eve Eve edition
In Today's Exciting ...
|DK4 Updates: skull and crossbones edition||elfling||04/07/2011||53||49||1||352|
|DK4 Updates: whereupon our tattered homework is retrieved from the dog||elfling||03/30/2011||69||47||3||267|
|DK4 Update: whereupon the dog eats our homework||elfling||03/22/2011||40||55||-||296|
|DK4 Update, + coming attractions||elfling||03/14/2011||191||62||3||555|
|DK4 Updates - a big one||elfling||03/12/2011||435||122||3||1484|
|DK4 Updates - no news is good news
There's nothing new up tonight, but that doesn't mean we're not working on lots of stuff. Instead, what it means is ...
|DK4 update - Publication Manager
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|DK4 Update: now with Stay-Fresh Comments
- In honor of the longer conversations with the new structure, we've changed it so that comments can be rated for up ...
The tech team went a little quiet over the holiday, taking a break so we'd ...
The ScoopDK::Error::NotApproved=HASH(0xc1912e0) message should be banished FOREVER. And if you got that while trying to preview a diary, that diary should now be editable from your drafts page.
|DK4 Updates (Updated: Now with AutoRefresh)
The development team is continuing to monitor issues as they come up and to apply fixes for problems. We have a Top Ten Most Annoying list that we are turning over every 36 hours or so, fixing what'...
|Pop goes the wormhole!
And we've made it through to the other side! Please check in on your data, see if your subscriptions and hotlisted diaries imported, take a look around, and see how it looks. I expect we'll still ...
|Arne Duncan: a new kind of standardized test
Arne Duncan has been listening to us, I guess, about the limitations of the fill-in-the-bubble test, and he has an answer:
|The Poverty Line is a Garbage Number
Plenty of government statistics and programs are based on "the poverty level for a family of 4." In 2009, that number is $22,050 for the mainland US. (Alaska and Hawaii are higher.) There's no other ...
"Everyone's a rail fan. Some people are just quieter about it than others." That's ...
|Why Can't Congress Tele-vote?
Okay, I know why . It's because when the Constitution was written, the only practical way to have votes was to have Congressmen show up in person and cast their votes. And so, in grand ...
|Futurama is Back (with Special Guest Al Gore)
I am pleased to remind everyone that Matt Groening's witty, erudite futuristic Futurama has a new DVD movie out, the first of four feature-length installments. Bender's Big Score has reunited ...
|Living Fire Safe
With the fires raging across Southern California, we get the usual disaster reactions: sympathy, help, admonitions that we shouldn't live there then, and handwringing about preparations. ...
|SCHIP is a Bargain
I was writing a comment, replying to someone complaining that Bush was right because families earning $80k a year shouldn't benefit from SCHIP, when I realized something really profound. Thanks ...
|Vegetables of Mass Destruction: Blackberries
If ever there was a vegetable, uh, fruit, of mass destruction, it is the blackberry. It has several modes of attack.
|News from California Ag: Bees, Immigration, Farm Bill
Now that the growing season is back in swing, Ag Alert , the publication of the California Farm Bureau, is back in stride with some interesting articles. Ag Alert is sent to most ...
|Economists are wrong about healthcare
There were many really excellent comments on Bonddad's diary yesterday, about why the market, and the standard economist mantras, don'
|Health Care News Roundup
Today I'm highlighting some health care stories that I've come across that you might have missed, covering the rise of walk-in clinics inside pharmacies and the like, insurers ideas for health reform,
|The Joy(tm) of Small Business Health Insurance
It's that dreaded time of year again. The time when I, a California small business employer group, get the fat envelope from my health insurance company. The envelope full of cheerful reminders ...
|How the Farm Bureau Paints California Red: Mom's Apple Pie||elfling||10/28/2006||8||6||1||3|
|How the Farm Bureau Paints California Red: NAIS||elfling||10/15/2006||17||13||-||8|
|Innovative Hospitals: Respect Nurses||elfling||10/12/2006||13||18||1||169|
|Innovative Hospitals: Face Mistakes; Feed Real Food||elfling||10/10/2006||16||15||3||194|
|How the Farm Bureau Paints California Red: Pombo CA-11||elfling||10/08/2006||9||21||-||12|
|How the Farm Bureau Paints California Red: Propositions||elfling||09/24/2006||14||15||-||18|
|USDA says 70% of processed food is GMO: runaway rice||elfling||09/21/2006||20||28||2||34|
|How the Farm Bureau Paints California Red||elfling||09/17/2006||38||40||5||149|
|Why are MDs moving to Kaiser?||elfling||08/27/2006||29||19||-||31|
|An Elegant Solution to Estate Tax Objections||elfling||06/04/2006||96||16||-||2|
|South-Central LA Community Farm to become Wal-Mart warehouse (action needed!)||elfling||03/09/2006||35||31||-||34|
|Emergency rooms still swamped after Wilma||elfling||11/01/2005||9||4||-||17|
|Schwartzenegger enters fight against global warming||elfling||06/01/2005||12||1||-||-|
|The Perfect Mom||elfling||02/16/2005||586||55||-||12|
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