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We’re sure you’re no stranger to the staggering amount of bizarreness on the internet. There are robots posing as people, people posing as robots, too many porn sites to count, videos about everything, videos about nothing … the list goes on.

Keeping that in mind (for the rest of eternity, of course) and scrolling through some of our recent blog posts the other day, we came to realize that The Daily Clog is the lucky recipient of many strange and interesting comments. Here and now, we’re taking the liberty of posting some of our favorites for you (with some sassy commentary, would you expect any less?).

For starters, let’s examine the wonderful make-up brush cleaning tutorial provided for us by Eunice Choi just a couple days ago. Some of the comments provide great feedback and response to the piece. Debbras Canas, for instance, a seemingly veteran comment poster, offered and interesting point of view:

“Hey Kez,Nice pics are you single The danish coach”

Now, just a few follow-up questions. Who is Kez? Why doesn’t Debbras like question marks or periods? What about the Danish coach?! Robt Dumeny, on the other hand, had a very different perspective: read more »


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Sunday Shout-Out picks out the week’s stories that simply slipped our minds.

Although UC Berkeley no longer ranks as a politically radical institution, our super nerds are totally leading the Green Revolution. The Batteries for Advanced Transportation Technologies team at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is leading research aimed towards making more efficient and affordable car batteries. [San Jose Mercury News]

Speaking of nerds and Berkeley, the United Artists Berkeley 7 theater is already expecting at least 600 people for the first showings of the final Harry Potter movie. Better get your tickets now, or just see it later like a normal human being. [Berkeley Patch]

Everyone already knows about state budget cuts and how much they suck, but on the plus side, a Daily Cal editorial about the cuts was cited in the New York Times. [New York Times]

Speaking of opinion pieces and the Daily Cal, if you would like to write for the Daily Cal (and, um, the New York Times?) submit something to the new Letters to the Editor section. [Daily Cal]

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Earlier: Michelle Obama, Plasmon Rulers and Budget Cuts … Oh My!


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Care to join the esteemed ranks of the Daily Clog?

Think of it, the Clog could be your canvas to bring news and commentary to the good people of Berkeley.

Anyway, if this or any of the other positions at the Daily Californian happen to appeal to you, let this be a friendly reminder that applications are due on Friday (Jan. 28) at 5 p.m. at 600 Eshleman or online. All the information you need to apply is at apply.dailycal.org. If you have further questions, our development editor or yours truly (if you’re applying to the Clog) can probably address them.

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