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+<h2>New on Shlomi Fish’s Homepage: TODO: FILL IN.</h2>
+
+<!-- Tags: facts, chuck norris, buffy, ceia, humour, funny, github, nsa
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+
+<p>
+Here are the recent updates for <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/">Shlomi
+Fish’s Homepage</a>. 
+</p>
+
+<ol>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+There is
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/The-Earth-Angel/">a new story</a>
+titled <i>The Earth Angel</i> which I have started to write:
+</p>
+
+<blockquote>
+
+<p>
+Dr. Alan Stein (Attn.) did not see that side of Samantha before. As they sat
+there in the Chinese restaurant, two days before Ari, their system
+administrator left for a trip to Israel, Samantha was emitting a lot of
+profanity, and sharing her frustrations of her life and the world. Dr. Stein
+was beginning to regret the fact that he agreed to comply with Ari’s wishes,
+and invite her to lunch with them.
+</p>
+<p>
+Samantha Rodriguez was the newest hire at Alan’s law firm - a brilliant
+attorney in her early thirties, who looked great, was always groomed,
+and got a lot of work done, despite the fact that she almost never stayed
+overtime, and also took many days off. One fly in the ointment was the
+fact that she was single, sexy, and kept asking her co-workers out on dates,
+or accepting their own invitations. As much as Dr. Stein agreed that she had
+been a good hire, he was desperately trying to avoid interacting with her.
+</p>
+<p>
+“Anyway, I ended up telling my friend, Jasmine, who can be a really bitch
+sometime, to fuck off, and deal with her troubled life herself. I simply
+ran out of patience.” she said.
+</p>
+<p>
+“Bravo!” Ari said while clapping his hands. “By the way, Samantha, how did
+you become a lawyer?”
+</p>
+<p>
+“Oh, that's a long story.” she said while playing with her fork.
+</p>
+<p>
+“And we’ve got time to hear it, right Mr. Stein?”
+</p>
+<p>
+“Yes, I guess we do.” Dr. Stein answered.
+</p>
+<p>
+“Well, I studied Linguistics as my B.A.,” Samantha said “and by the time I
+graduated, my
+head was filled with vocabulary to a lesser extent - grammatical rules, my
+heart was broken from many heartbreaks, and I didn’t know what to do with
+the rest of my life. I ended up narrowing it to three options: 1. Find
+a paying job - as a programmer or whatever else I could land. 2. Stay in the
+academia, studying for a Masters and/or a Ph.D. and — 3. Go to law school.
+I figured out fuckin’ Med School was never my thing.”
+</p>
+<p>
+“Anyway, after consulting it with my friends, I became even less capable
+of knowing what to do. So I did the logical thing - I rolled a die.”
+</p>
+<p>
+“A die?” Ari said.
+</p>
+<p>
+“Yes, a <a class="link" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten-sided_die" xml:space="preserve" shape="rect">ten-sided die</a>or a 1d10 in role-playing game parlence, that’s usually what I use. It landed
+on the law school, so that’s what I decided to pursue.” Samantha said.
+</p>
+<p>
+“So, you placed your fate in the hand of chance?” Ari asked
+</p>
+<p>
+“Yes, I did. Nothing wrong with doing, if you ask me.”
+</p>
+<p>
+“Well, everyone say you are an excellent attorney.” Ari noted.
+</p>
+<p>
+“So they do.” Samantha said, “Maybe they are right.”
+</p>
+
+</blockquote>
+
+</li>
+<li>
+
+<p>
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/Summerschool-at-the-NSA/"><i>Summerschool
+        at the NSA</i></a>, subtitled “As the
+sling shoots, grown-up men will sob”, is a screenplay, which I completed and
+is in a usable condition. The Hollywood
+actresses Sarah Michelle Gellar (of Buffy fame) and Summer Glau (of xkcd
+notability) conspire to kick the ass of the NSA (= the United States
+government’s National Security Agency), while using special warfare
+that is completely non-violent:
+</p>
+
+<blockquote>
+<p> [ Black screen, SMG’s (= Sarah Michelle Gellar’s) voice, while emulating her daughter.  ]
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SMG:</strong> Humpty dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty dumpty had a great fall. And all the
+King's horses, and all the King's men could not put Humpty together again.
+</p>
+<p>
+[
+Screen showing SGlau (= Summer Glau) laughing. SMG and she are sitting at a diner together.
+]
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SGlau:</strong> <span class="inlinedesc">[Stops laughing.]</span> Oh my God, Sarah, your daughter’s so smart.
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SMG:</strong> And… funny!
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SGlau:</strong> Yes. Well, what does she like aside from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_Goose">Mother Goose</a>?
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SMG:</strong> Oh, she loves <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Little_Pony:_Friendship_Is_Magic"><em class="italics">My Little Pony</em></a>. She and I watch it almost every week
+together.
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SGlau:</strong> Wow, you're a pega-sister, too?
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SMG:</strong> I'm not addicted to <em class="italics">My Little Pony</em>. I swear! I can quit any time.
+Just let me watch one… more… episode. <span class="inlinedesc">[giggles]</span></p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SGlau:</strong> Hah, hah. For your information, my My Little Pony addicts’ support group
+meets every second and fourth Saturday of the month, and I am currently at step
+five of our twelve step program.
+</p>
+<p><strong class="sayer">SMG:</strong> Sounds like a plan. I'll consider joining.
+</p>
+</blockquote>
+
+</li>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+I added a page of
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/facts/In-Soviet-Russia/">“In
+Soviet Russia” factoids</a>:
+</p>
+
+<blockquote>
+
+<ul>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+In Soviet Russia, cats own you. No, wait! Cats own you everywhere. 
+</p>
+</li>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+In Soviet Russia, superstition believe in you. (<b>Sawyer X</b>)
+</p>
+</li>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+In Soviet Russia, food tastes YOU! (<b>Leuthihi</b>) 
+</p>
+</li>
+
+</ul>
+
+</blockquote>
+</li>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/Freecell-Solver-Enterprises-Acquires-Google-Inc/">“Freecell Solver Enterprises™ Acquires Google Inc.”</a> -
+a breaking news story published on 1 April 2013:
+</p>
+
+<blockquote>
+<p>
+<b>1 April, 2013, Tel Aviv, Israel:</b>
+Due to the spectacular commercial success of Freecell Solver Enterprises™’s
+<a href="http://fc-solve.blogspot.com/2010/03/01-april-2010-freecell-solver.html">Enterprise Edition</a>
+and its
+<a href="http://fc-solve.blogspot.com/2011/03/freecell-solver-goes-webscale.html">Webscale™ edition</a>,
+we have amassed quite a bit of cash in the bank, so we decided to make
+a small but important strategical acquisition. As a result, Freecell Solver
+Enterprises™ is proud to announce its upcoming acquisition of
+<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google">Google Inc.</a>, which
+will result in an exciting synergical merger.
+</p>
+<p>
+Some of the upcoming changes would be replacing Google’s tech support
+(which is notoriously bad) by Freecell Solver Enterprises™’s world-famous and
+superb tech support (as detailed in the essay
+<a href="http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/customerservice.html">“Seven
+    steps to remarkable customer service”</a> by Joel on Software), as well
+as integrating Google search into
+<a href="http://fc-solve.shlomifish.org/">Freecell Solver™</a> for an
+enhanced experience in solving Freecell. We are also planning on creating
+a separate YouTube top-level category for card Solitaire-related videos
+(including screencasts and presentations).
+</p>
+</blockquote>
+
+<p>
+Another one is
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/humour/bits/New-Israeli-Tech-Usergroups/">“Announcing
+New Israeli Usergroups”</a>.
+</p>
+
+</li>
+
+<li>
+
+<p>
+There are some
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/philosophy/putting-all-cards-on-the-table-2013/#empowering_youth">new
+sections</a> in my essay
+<a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/philosophy/philosophy/putting-all-cards-on-the-table-2013/">“Putting
+all the Cards on the Table (2013)”</a>:
+</p>
+
+<blockquote>
+
+<p>
+During the Middle Ages, the apprentices of craftsmen graduated to become
+masters, and started their own shops, at a much younger age
+than 18. Today, most people graduate from high school at that age,
+and are expected to remain disadvantaged until then. There isn’t a
+good reason why the youth of today should not be able
+to make useful contributions to arts, sciences, philosophy, and
+entertainment, despite their young age and inexperience.
+</p>
+<p>
+Here are some examples:
+</p>
+<ol>
+<li>
+<p>
+Dmitri Gaskin is a core developer of both jQuery and Drupal
+and gave a <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8mwKq7_JlS8">talk
+about jQuery on Google Tech Talks</a>, while being 12 years old.
+</p>
+</li>
+<li>
+<p>
+Maria Aragon was 10 years old when she was recorded performing
+<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG0wi1m-89o">a cover</a> of
+Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way”, which has received over 50 million
+views on YouTube as of April 2013 (and which I like better than
+the original).
+</p>
+</li>
+<li>
+<p>
+Much previously,
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samantha_Smith">Samantha Smith</a> changed
+the fate of the cold war, when being 10 years old, by the simple act of
+writing a letter.
+</p>
+</li>
+<li>
+<p>
+In the 18th century,
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Friedrich_Gauss">Carl Friedrich
+Gauss</a> started making important contributions to mathematics from a very
+early age.
+</p>
+</li>
+</ol>
+
+<p>
+Our contemporary culture sort of expects kids (what Americans refer to as
+children, “pre-teens”, and “teenagers”) to remain “innocent”, naïve and
+inexperienced, and immature, and, as a result, most of them behave accordingly.
+</p>
+
+</blockquote>
+
+</li>
+
+<li>
+<p>
+Many meaningful <tt>&lt;meta name="description" /&gt;</tt> tags were added to
+the pages to help with the descriptions in search engine results.
+</p>
+</li>
+</ol>
+
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