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The Mystery of the Supranational Rabbit

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Fastest rabbit in the West

patch_bunny now has, following some intricate adventures with reflective tape, a superbly lapine helmet. Most spiffy. ^_^

In light of the most recent nocona, I should point out something mycroftb discovered: ihasatardis - cat macro-style pics for Doctor Who. =:D And with a lapine theme, as kyootfox found, there's ihasabunny.

v1.0 of the wonderplugin Perian is now available. Amongst other niftiness, it supports Matroska containers, and SSA/SRT subtitles, automagically enabling them for similarly named files. (eg foobar.avi and would just play together) Easily worth installing, if you have 10.4.7 or later, as it also replaces a pile of other individual plugins:

+ AVI, FLV, and MKV file formats
+ MS-MPEG4 v1 & v2, DivX, 3ivX, H.264, FLV1, FSV1, VP6, H263I, VP3, + HuffYUV, FFVHuff, MPEG1 & MPEG2 Video, Fraps, Windows Media Audio v1 & v2, Flash ADPCM, Xiph Vorbis (in Matroska), MPEG Layer II Audio
+ AVI support for: AAC, AC3 Audio, H.264, MPEG4, and VBR MP3
+ Subtitle support for SSA and SRT

And it's not over yet.. "hey, VLC trunk improved a lot, it does SSE2 colorspace conversion in a seperate thread. Our next version is going to move it to OpenGL shaders, though, so I won't bother looking into that."

Prepare to have any remaining fragments of innocence swept away in this hilarious Transformers panel that drhoz found. =:D (And razzlfraz might enjoy one particular anime icon in the comments)

Dinner: 1.5 smoked mackerel fillets with premade spinach & ricotta sauce, livened up with a little sage, chili oil, soy sauce, and garlic, along with some brown rice, and mangetout & baby corn. Happy bunny. Anyone looking for a live-in chef? Californian addresses given preference. ^_^

Doctor Who? Much as everyone's said, really - poor pacing, plenty of wasted opportunities, yet still with some enjoyable highlights. Still, mycroftb noticed this time machine, and I insist it appear in Doctor Who. Police boxes are all very well, but really, who can beat this?

razzlfraz noticed Crotchy, a 12" cotton toy that's somehow very wrong, in a Jim Woodring-gone-bad way. ^_^;

Caught on camera by roohbear outside his office, here's a brief clip of a black-tailed jack rabbit (lepus californicus, which is actually a hare).

Musical discovery of the day was a surreal creation indeed - Peter and the Wolf. Sure, you've heard it before. But this time, from Weird Al and Wendy Carlos. =:D And you might want to check out Schrödinger's Dog - Zone of Fire, "Progressive, semiorganic trance with dark undercurrents, loosely based on/inspired by Galerians."

Wikipedian Protester

I want to see these signs in use. ^_^
Tags: Schrödinger's Dog, black-tailed jack rabbit, bunny motorcycle helmet, cat macros, codecs, cooking, crotchy, doctor who, ihasabunny, ihasatardis, last of the timelords, lepus californicus, lolcats, matroska, perian, quicktime plugins, transformers, weebl, wikipedia, wildlife footage, xkcd

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