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Jihad Against Danish Newspaper
Monday, January 30th, 2006
It seems that there's no such thing as humor with Muslims. A Danish newspaper published a few cartoons of Mohammed and Saudi Arabia and Muslim fundamentalists has gone off the deep end. They've pulled diplomats and are demanding some kind of apology from the Danish government which has been refused because how could the Danish government apologize over a newspaper posting something that's totally in their right to publish. Now an al-Qaeda website is listing terrorist targets in Denmark and shows pictures of blood flowing over the national flag of Denmark. And, Muslim fundamentalists have threatened to bomb the paper’s offices and kill the cartoonists.
Did I miss something? It seems that I have. According to Islam it is blasphemous to create images of the prophet Mohammed at all. It doesn't matter if you're making fun of Mohammed or not. Any image of Mohammed is blasphemous it would seem.
I'm not Muslim, so it's not blasphemous for me to post a few of the cartoons in question.
If these images offend someone, get over it. It's called humor, and it's funny because there's some truth to it (that's how humor works).
Here's a funny cartoon making fun of all of this:
NEW! Nestopia 1.25
Sunday, January 29th, 2006
Nestopia is a NES emulator, it has quite a few nice features
Version 1.25 released. Here's what's new:
Configuration file parse error after cheats were saved.
Unquoted executable name on the command line.
Archive filenames using non-ascii characters.
File association bug.
Katakana characters when using the 'clipboard-to-NES-screen' feature.
Slight texel-to-pixel mapping inaccuracy.
thanks to mightymo.8m.com for the news
KEGA fusion Bugfix version is out now
Saturday, January 7th, 2006
Welcome to the Fantasy Zone. Get Ready...
Fusion is a Sega SG1000, SC3000, Master System, Game Gear, Genesis/Megadrive, SegaCD/MegaCD and 32X emulator for Win9x/ME/2000/XP, if you were turned away last time by the buggy version of kega fusion, I am happy to say that after trying out this version my few gripes have gone away, so check it out.
Fixed Netplay Connection issue.
Fixed Netplay Dialogs in Fullscreen mode.
Config of Player 1 (the Host) is now copied to other players in Netplay.
Re-added another deleted line, the sound effects in Ecco work again.
Fixed a Timing issue, Street Racer works again.
Fixed DMA issue with Powermonger.
Fixed SMS NMI issue.
hey, you see that funkadelic bold title at the top of this post? that is where you get it from! so hurry there ya dudes and dudettes and further misconceptions of the term lifeforms and enjoy this emulator
PotatoMulti 0.0.5 has been released
Mac OS X support
Preliminary Gameboy / Gameboy Color support !
Win32 special "wrapped" build (EXE/DLL)
Generic build (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X cross-platform)
get it from the link in bold at the top