.:Nonsensical Blog by Monk:.

NBxM is an entertainment blog contents links to other sites. Topics include arts, digital arts, humors, flash animations, literature, poetry and artists' online portfolios.

Location: Orange County, California, United States

Strange guy who most of the time could not pronounce his name right!

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Monday, December 13, 2004

· Death Waltz ·

· Day Fifty Five ·
·[posted by Monk]·

· Eight Things You Should Know About Your Credit Card ·
» Even if you make your credit card payments on time, the credit card bank can raise your interest rate automatically if you're late on payments elsewhere -- such as on another credit card or on a phone, car, or house payment -- or simply because the bank feels you have taken on too much debt.

» There is no limit on the amount a credit card company can charge a cardholder for being even an hour late with a payment.

» There is no federal limit on the interest rate a credit card company can charge.

Read more HERE.

Source are from PBS "Secret History of The Credit Card." FRONTLINE® and The New York Times join forces to investigate an industry few Americans fully understand. In this one-hour report, correspondent Lowell Bergman uncovers the techniques used by the industry to earn record profits and get consumers to take on more debt. "The almost magical convenience of plastic money is critical to our famously compulsive consumer economy," Bergman says. "With more than 641 million credit cards in circulation and accounting for an estimated $1.5 trillion of consumer spending, the U.S. economy has clearly gone plastic."


· Faerie's Aire and Death Waltz ·
So, you are a musician, eh? Let see how you play this piece.

This is an excerpt from "A Tribute to Zdenko G. Fibich." Words and music by John Stump, arranged by accident and based on a Cro-Magnon skinning chant. My computer crashed after I made it play the first 4 bars.


· Best Xmas Gift ·
With a super strong sucker that'll pucker up to your shower tiles like a teenager at a school disco (not an endearing image we know), this great little Shower Tap Radio has both AM and FM, and you simply turn the 'tap' to get it going and control the volume. It's waterproof of course, and is the perfect accompaniment to a serious session of shower yodelling.


· A Fact About Wine ·
Itchy Squirrel discovered a fact or two about wine such as how to value a bottle of wine, come up with a formula to calculate the price of a wine bottle by measuring the bottle dimple.


· Joe Camel Exposed! ·
Thursday, November 18th, 2004 10:56 am
Is this Joe or is it his cousin? Take a deep breath and decide, your eyes will not deceive you.


· Illegal Engineering ·
An illustrated lecture about the history of Safes and Safe breaking. The lecture is based round a large wooden safe with a video camera inside, projecting the inside of the door mechanism on a screen. This is currently my favourite lecture to perform. There's something very satisfying about the simple ingenuity of safes and locks. Its also an area of engineering design that has not been transformed by science or maths, and to me illustrates intuitive aspect of the subject, which often now gets forgotten.


· Home Beauty Surgery ·
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