In the Category of “Things I Would Not Expect to Go Together” « Whatever: Apparently people who buy wolf urine on Amazon also buy The Last Colony. And LEGOs. And toilet paper, but that almost kinds makes sense. Almost.
Charlie's Diary: Scared now.: Amazon sell some really weird stuff; for example, tins of uranium ore. No, that's not the scary bit. The scary bit is that customers who bought this item (the aforementioned uranium ore) also bought copies of Halting State and Volume Four of Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming (insofar as extracts are available for purchase). I seem to recall writing about that here. I think I'm going to go and hide under the bed now. (Yes, the bedroom is circular; not a right angle in it!)
Joelle Nebbe aka Iphigenie:
Charlie's Diary: Scared now.: You think the connection with your book is scary, but what I find truly scary are the other items attached to the Uranium: the book Forbidden Lego Projects ("Using LEGO bricks in combination with common household materials along with some very unorthodox building techniques, you'll learn to create working models that LEGO would never endorse") and the Dremel multi tool.