Billion 2 One

August 31, 2006 at 9:53 pm | Posted in Games | Leave a comment

Perplex City players have been presented with a real poser: just who is that guy?

Look Around You

August 31, 2006 at 2:08 am | Posted in Film, Humor, Television | Leave a comment

A hilarious parody of dated British educational videos.

Buckethead

August 30, 2006 at 10:22 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Music | Leave a comment

Among the most eccentric musicians in modern rock, Buckethead is a virtuoso player, an absurdly prolific musician, and a multi-talented performer.  Though media-shy, he does have some (admittedly weird) lessons to share.

The Art of Dan Ladd

August 30, 2006 at 1:03 am | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Ladd’s “Collaboration with Nature” is most impressively manifest in his moulded gourds.

Stephen Colbert’s Green Screen Challenge

August 29, 2006 at 9:50 pm | Posted in Film, FutureTech, Literature, Mashup/Remix, Music, Television | Leave a comment

When Stephen Colbert asked his loyal fans to create a viral video of him in a light saber duel, the variety of entries was probably unexpected.

Symbols dot com

August 29, 2006 at 6:51 pm | Posted in Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

About 2,500 symbols and ideograms used in western culture: explained.

Websnark

August 29, 2006 at 5:44 pm | Posted in Art, Drawing, Eye Candy, Gratis, Literature, Propaganda, Software | Leave a comment

One day, there will be many literary critics who analyse webcomics.  But Websnark will always be the first.

How To Reach 100,000 People For $1

August 29, 2006 at 4:57 pm | Posted in Gratis, Painting, Propaganda, Reference | Leave a comment

The Highway Blogger may not share your political views, but everyone can agree that he knows how to save money.

M. C. Escher and the Droste Effect

August 29, 2006 at 9:35 am | Posted in Art, Dance, Eye Candy, Mathematics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Escher’s famous Print Gallery expored mathematically.

HornMassive

August 29, 2006 at 8:29 am | Posted in Music, Technology | Leave a comment

It’s… well, it’s a massive horn.

Knife Sharpening and Maintenance

August 29, 2006 at 8:25 am | Posted in Fantastic, Painting, Reference, Weapons | Leave a comment

Damn near everything you need to know if you own a knife.

“Wu Orleans” by DJ BC

August 29, 2006 at 4:43 am | Posted in CG, FutureTech, Gratis, Mashup/Remix, Music | Leave a comment

Files and a torrent link to the Wu Tang Clan vs. Classic Dixie Hits.

The Mind is a Metaphor

August 29, 2006 at 4:41 am | Posted in History, Literature, Painting, Physics, Reference, Software | Leave a comment

A database of 7,800 18th-century metaphors for the mind.

Circles Are Awesome

August 29, 2006 at 3:59 am | Posted in Books, Dance, Eye Candy, Mathematics, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Allows you to learn about circles or play with them.

Double-Tongued Dictionary

August 28, 2006 at 8:57 pm | Posted in Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

A citation-heavy and etymologically interesting dictionary project dedicated to documenting un- or underdocumented words from the fringes of the English language.

Barbelith Underground

August 28, 2006 at 8:56 pm | Posted in Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Literature, Painting, Reference, Software | Leave a comment

What began as a fan forum for discussing Grant Morrison’s dense and subversive comic The Invisibles (which Morrison has described as a “Hypersigil intended to create Invisibles“) has achieved something akin to Morrison’s hopes, spawning a strange, varied conversational community.

Zoho

August 28, 2006 at 8:14 pm | Posted in CG, Gratis, History, Software | 1 Comment

Could a rowdy upstart have what it takes to challenge the office software crowd?  Could they have better web-based apps than Google?  You decide!

The Most Incredible Knife

August 27, 2006 at 7:30 pm | Posted in Eye Candy, Fantastic, Technology, Vehicles, Weapons | Leave a comment

I think thoughts on my 85-bladed knife.

One is a corkscrew.

“Origins of the Military Coup of 2012” by Mackubin Thomas Owens

August 27, 2006 at 7:28 pm | Posted in Fantastic, Gratis, Propaganda, Weapons | Leave a comment

In 2002, the Claremont Institute put forward a scenario in which the American government loses civilian control by 2012.

Flight Patterns

August 27, 2006 at 7:26 pm | Posted in CG, Eye Candy, Mashup/Remix, Reference, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Gorgeous visualizations of America’s flight data, as seen by the FAA.

The Trailer Mash

August 26, 2006 at 2:30 pm | Posted in Film, FutureTech, Humor, Literature, Mashup/Remix | Leave a comment

I could look for new remixed movie trailers, or I could let this guy to all the work

One Million Thank Yous

August 25, 2006 at 4:57 pm | Posted in Animation, Eye Candy, Fiction, Vehicles | Leave a comment

(Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!)^6

The Urban Etiquette Handbook

August 24, 2006 at 10:11 pm | Posted in Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

A brief but informative guide to living with civility in the overcrowding of modern New York (and beyond).

Weta Limited

August 24, 2006 at 8:47 pm | Posted in Art, Esoterica, Fantastic, Film, FutureTech, Games, Kinesthetics, Literature, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

The storefront of the craftsmen and artists of the Lord of the Rings movies (not to be confused with their workshop), now with game tie-ins and the “Weta Originals,” including some sweet ray guns!

Board Dots

August 24, 2006 at 7:28 pm | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

A minute to learn, hours of agonized experimenting to solve.

Animated Long-Exposure Photographs

August 24, 2006 at 9:18 am | Posted in Art, Eye Candy, Photography, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Light painting + multiple frames = light animation!

Trionfi

August 24, 2006 at 8:22 am | Posted in Art, Drawing, Eye Candy, Games, Painting, Photography, Propaganda, Television | Leave a comment

The single best resource for the art of Tarot I’ve seen yet.  Though perhaps not the best organized.

The Daily Exposure

August 23, 2006 at 7:55 pm | Posted in Photography, Television | Leave a comment

OK, so it might not be daily per se, but it is a prize-winning photography blog nonetheless!

The Sun Magazine

August 23, 2006 at 6:54 pm | Posted in Journalism, Literature, Software | Leave a comment

A print magazine, The Sun is remarkable both in that it has no ads of any kind, and in that it’s quite good.  Its reader-submission column, Readers Write, is especially powerful (PDF).

10 Greatest Beat-Making Videos Ever

August 23, 2006 at 6:41 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, FutureTech, Mashup/Remix, Music | Leave a comment

Normally, I’m not a fan of “top-10” lists, but these videos of DJs building music on the fly are pretty sweet.

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