Master Sword Forged

November 27, 2006 at 9:13 am | Posted in Crafts, Fantastic, Games, Robotics, Weapons | Leave a comment

The master sword exists now, in Scotland.

Detzner’s Corporate Sacrilege

November 27, 2006 at 9:11 am | Posted in Advertising, Art, Gratis, Painting, Photography, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Religious artwork redone with corporate icons.

This Is A Hack

November 27, 2006 at 4:57 am | Posted in History, Humor, Software | 1 Comment

Google’s ‘Code Search‘ has revealed a few odd things people have added to their code comments.

Plants With Eyes

November 27, 2006 at 2:09 am | Posted in Biology, CG, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Mashup/Remix, Statistics, Vehicles | 1 Comment

Slick CG makes for really creepy plant life.

Berlitz: Improve Your English

November 27, 2006 at 2:04 am | Posted in Advertising, Film, Humor, Photography, Television | Leave a comment

The Germans really do have the best “speak better English” commercials.

Trojan Horse Redux

November 27, 2006 at 2:01 am | Posted in Film, History, Humor, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

Everyone knows the story of the Trojan horse, but have people learned their lesson?

Infinite Mario Bros!

November 26, 2006 at 9:49 pm | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Want to play a mario game… forever?

Mr. CityMen

November 26, 2006 at 9:15 pm | Posted in Animation, Art, CG, Eye Candy, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Music, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Five short films about five colorful geometric citydwellers.

The Art of Bert Simons

November 26, 2006 at 5:11 am | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Brining polygon sculpture into the physical world.

SOS Children’s Wikipedia CD

November 26, 2006 at 5:09 am | Posted in Animation, CG, Education, Gratis, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

A children’s charity assembles 2,500 hand-picked articles, selected for their educational strength.

Odds For Your Death

November 26, 2006 at 5:06 am | Posted in Chemistry, Eye Candy, Painting, Reference, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Morbid fascination meets clean design aesthetics.

Birds Take Off: Ultra Slow Motion

November 22, 2006 at 5:41 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

1000 frame per second capture speeds make for some luscious visuals.

Free Computer Books

November 22, 2006 at 5:37 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Dance, Mathematics, Painting, Reference, Technology | Leave a comment

Need computer books?  They have free ones.

OttoBib

November 22, 2006 at 5:36 am | Posted in Books, CG, Gratis, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

In: ISBN.  Out: Formatted bibliographical entry (now in three flavors: MLA, APA, and delicious Chicago/Turabian!).

History Genius Girl

November 22, 2006 at 5:35 am | Posted in Film, History, Physics, Television | Leave a comment

Behold the terrifyingly cute face of compulsive memory.

Printable Cardstock Models

November 21, 2006 at 7:10 pm | Posted in Architecture, CG, Crafts, Gratis, Mathematics, Reference, Robotics, Sculpture, Vehicles, Weapons | Leave a comment

From aircraft to unbuilt skyscrapers!

The Czar Tank: Wheeled Mastodons

November 21, 2006 at 6:59 pm | Posted in Fantastic, History, Physics, Reference, Vehicles, Weapons | Leave a comment

Before engineers “got it right,” some pretty strange tank designs were explored.  The Czar tank may be the strangest.

Attack Of The Rooftop Performers

November 20, 2006 at 6:22 pm | Posted in Film, Humor, Music, Television | Leave a comment

When Improv Everywhere faked a free (illegal) U2 rooftop concert, they demonstrated how to get effortless press.  Was this what inspired Alien Ant Farm to crash the red carpet at the BET Awards?

The Penny Catechism

November 20, 2006 at 9:52 am | Posted in Esoterica, Politics, Religion | Leave a comment

When old-fashioned superstition doesn’t quite cut it, why not go whole hog and worship the Penny God?

B213

November 20, 2006 at 7:50 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, CG, Gratis, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

Self-described “Free Ebook Central.”  Legally or not, content is escaping into the internet.

Fun With Pencils

November 20, 2006 at 4:25 am | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Pencils are good for many things, but furniture may not be one of themEveryone knows that pencils are better suited to art.

Playboy In Braille

November 20, 2006 at 3:30 am | Posted in Humor | Leave a comment

The Banterist was as surprised as anyone to find a copy of Playboy’s November 1995 edition in braille.

Double Wires

November 19, 2006 at 2:20 am | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Flash-based grappling-bungie fun!

Guédelon Castle

November 19, 2006 at 12:09 am | Posted in Architecture, History, Mathematics, Physics | Leave a comment

Born of one man’s fascination, Guédelon Castle is currently under construction… using only the tools and methods available in the 13th century.  Construction is estimated to take 20 years.

This Is Broken

November 17, 2006 at 7:55 pm | Posted in Commerce, Crafts, Humor | Leave a comment

Things often don’t make sense.

Space Paintings

November 17, 2006 at 11:22 am | Posted in Art, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Painting, Propaganda | Leave a comment

The creation of fantastical, space-themed paintings may seem old hat until you see the remarkable and highly unusual method used to make them.

The Blue Fund

November 17, 2006 at 9:51 am | Posted in Economics, Fashion, Politics, Webware | 1 Comment

The idea is for progressive liberals to put their portfolio where their mouths are.  But can it make money?  More importantly, if profit takes a back seat, isn’t it playing the game to lose, rather than reforming the system?

Drugs In The Brain

November 17, 2006 at 8:36 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Health, Painting, Reference, Webware | Leave a comment

Everyone’s eager to tell you that drugs are bad, but not many to describe exactly what each drug does, and what the consequences are.  This site does it with pretty pictures.

Bicycle Bob: The Reveal

November 17, 2006 at 8:32 am | Posted in Humor, Journalism | 1 Comment

Investigative reporting into… the endowed man in bicycle shorts.

How To Sharpen Your Senses

November 17, 2006 at 2:29 am | Posted in Health, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

Down below the mess of ads, the Ririan Project outlines how each of the senses can be sharpened or dulled.

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