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So.. is it worth shelling out for a copy of the Watership Down TV series? There seems to be a dearth of previews available, and they've not deigned fit to offer it via the iTunes Store, leaving just that clumsy physical medium, which isn't something I prefer. (Why would I want to pay for the manufacture of DVDs, and their evironmental impact, when all I'll do is rip them and stuff the discs away, just as I'd do with a CD?)

Iran, Monday: banned rally with "hundreds of thousands" of protestors, riot police standing down; however, the BBC reports some gunfire. Khamanei is apparently requesting (or permitting?) an inquiry into the results. And Sunday's events.

Juan Cole on possible evidence of electoral fraud.

More photos here, here, and here.

Quite a good little tour of the Doctor Who Experience in Second Life, including recreations of key settings, like the Torchwood and the Millennium Stadium, and a museum including all the various Tardis consoles - impressively complete! - from over the years. You can find it all in the Katrina sim, with seasonal gatherings arranged for Aug 1 2009, Nov 21 2009, Feb 27 2010, and May 15 2010.

Via Kyootfox, Buster's Journey, the weblog of a leveret, discovered abandoned, and unsuitable for release back into the wild. Much adorableness to see. ^_^

This event in Chestnut's Choices caught my eye:
Tuesday June 16

3:30PM - Thinkers: The 5th Revolution

Occasionally, scientific discoveries shake up our worldview. Examples include the Copernican revolution that radically changed conceptions of our place in the universe, and Darwin's theory which upset beliefs regarding how we stand in relation to the animal kingdom. Now, some scientists believe a 5th such revolution is approaching, and the trigger for this change is neuroscience. Are we on the verge of another upset to our worldview? Come and discuss with Extropia. All welcome.

The Bunny is Back. =:D
Quite so - the "results" were rather implausibly rapid in being announced, and contrary to the three day verification delay. Feels more like a tactic to defuse the opposition just enough to keep real trouble from exploding, but probably a futile move - it looks like this train's rolling. But, we'll see what level of violence emerges - if the armed forces (on the ground, not the commanders) were to remain neutral, that'd obviously change the situation entirely, but I suppose that's just very wishful thinking.

(Good to see the mass media's finally woken up to the situation. Even the BBC had barely covered it at all, just earlier today claiming "hundreds" of supporters rallying..)

One wonders what Rafsanjani's up to, as well - he's got considerable political clout, which one would imagine will come with a price, if he's indeed allying himself with Mousavi.
As usual, good news from The Telegraph.
Guess some people didn't get the memo. =:D