Around the web December 10, 2006 The OS X Virtualization Weekend FastMail.FM weblog – Interface irony – interface conventions are definitely in flux. The Sand Trap .com: Bag Drop: A Lightning Detector You Can Carry – too bad it’s so expensive. ContraCostaTimes.com | 12/03/2006 | Teaching our children about science a la Joe Camel – this is shameful. (thanks Steven) Democrats Who Opposed War Move Into Key Positions – washingtonpost.com Lee also raised questions in the floor debate that remain unanswered. “What is our objective here,” she asked four years ago, “regime change or elimination of weapons of mass destruction?” galaxy.swf – fun little flash movie. Re-Brand New Fun And Jokes with Morals..: Consultant (thanks Jeremy) Conjectural Transcript of the Upcoming Negotiations Between Apple and Universal Music – hah. Split Your MT Export File – handy tool from Matt. GigaOM – Spam is sucking life out of Email +1 here, though the FastMail filters + Apple Mail filters are doing a decent job for me. A Whole New Game Ball? N.B.A. Admits Its Mistake – New York Times December 2006 COBA Meeting – that refocusing stuff looks pretty cool. With Gravatar’s Outage and Suckage, Should A New Avatar System Take Its Place? * Stellify – a distributed system would be way better. (thanks Mark) REST for toddlers Hakia – First Meaning-based Search Engine – unfortunately, I tried it this week with a similar population size example and did not get good results. 2007 Mariners, post-meetings Partial Perspective Vortex: Apple’s Backup 3 – Hopeless Junk – data loss happens. Mike Schroepfer: Acid2! – Impressive. Paul Krugman | They Told You So Cairo beats Safari – looks promising. Adobe Kuler – could definitely see this being useful. Mark McGwire’s Hall of Fame Worthiness — The Hardball Times – the “McGwire to the hall?” debate will certainly be interesting.