December 31, 2006 at 8:13 pm | Posted in Eye Candy, Humor, Vehicles | Leave a comment

The technology of StumbleUpon, the endless viral amusements of the Internet.

Building A Steam Candle

December 31, 2006 at 8:11 pm | Posted in Crafts, Robotics | Leave a comment

Create spinning candles from tea lights!

Capital Punishment Laws of the World

December 31, 2006 at 6:52 pm | Posted in Cartography, Gratis, Painting, Propaganda, Reference | Leave a comment

A map that remarkably conveys who a country’s peers are.

The Art Of Cali Rezo

December 31, 2006 at 6:49 pm | Posted in Art, CG, Mashup/Remix, Painting, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Graphic tablet painting of photographic subjects.

Linux Ad Spots

December 30, 2006 at 8:04 pm | Posted in Advertising, Humor, Photography | Leave a comment

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mohandas Ghandi

Atlas of Plucked Instruments

December 30, 2006 at 1:39 am | Posted in Music, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

If you can get your finger under the strings and pull, they’re interested in including it in their collection.

Dark Roasted Blend

December 29, 2006 at 8:47 pm | Posted in Esoterica, History, Journalism, Physics, Politics, Technology | Leave a comment

A quality esoterica blog, with an eye for Neat Man-Made Things.

Luigi Colani’s Concept Trucks

December 29, 2006 at 8:46 pm | Posted in Reference, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Like concept cars, only beefier.

The Biggest Ships In The World

December 29, 2006 at 8:45 pm | Posted in Architecture, Esoterica, FutureTech, Mathematics, Reference, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Dark Roasted Blend has a lovely three-part series on ships of unusual size, from concept to execution.

The Gender Genie

December 29, 2006 at 4:09 am | Posted in Biology, Books, Literature, Psychology, Software, Webware | Leave a comment

If you think word choice isn’t gender-related, step up to the super-simple algorithm and try your hand!

The Viral Fame of Noah Kalina

December 29, 2006 at 4:01 am | Posted in Photography, Television | Leave a comment

Noah Kalina is a photographer who took his own picture about 2000 times before adding some more famous subjects to his shots.

Visual Acoustics

December 29, 2006 at 3:46 am | Posted in Books, Eye Candy, Music, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Visual acoustics is to music what MS Paint is to art!

The DREAD Weapon System

December 29, 2006 at 3:41 am | Posted in Esoterica, Fantastic, FutureTech, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Electromagnetic weapons are quite possibly the future, and already there are spectacular claims being made about their potential.  Others, however, are skeptical.

The Wooden Skyscraper of Arkhangelsk

December 28, 2006 at 6:08 pm | Posted in Architecture, Mathematics, Photography, Television | 5 Comments

English Russia reports on a massive structure that gives the city’s skyline a touch of the unreal.

35 Outrageous Fees (And How To Avoid Them)

December 28, 2006 at 7:39 am | Posted in Commerce, Crafts, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

CNN Money wants you to avoid getting suckered.

Hungry For A Month

December 28, 2006 at 7:38 am | Posted in Gratis, Journalism, Propaganda | Leave a comment

The blogged adventures of a man who spent $30 to feed himself for 30 days.

The Art of Scott Teplin

December 28, 2006 at 7:37 am | Posted in Architecture, Art, Drawing, Eye Candy, Mathematics | Leave a comment

Architecture and graphic design come together as art.

Ink Blot Test Wallpaper

December 28, 2006 at 7:35 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Eye Candy, Painting, Propaganda, Psychology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Even if ink blot tests are on shaky ground scientifically, they are often beautiful and mysterious.

Home Gauss Pistol

December 25, 2006 at 11:50 pm | Posted in Crafts, Fantastic, Robotics, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Not reccomended for easy concealment.

Exactly One Billion Mazes

December 25, 2006 at 11:47 pm | Posted in CG, Games, Gratis | Leave a comment

Like mazes? Like them this much?

Terra Landcraft

December 25, 2006 at 6:18 am | Posted in Books, CG, Mashup/Remix, Webware | Leave a comment

Create your own topographic landscapes.


December 25, 2006 at 1:07 am | Posted in Animation, Art, CG, Eye Candy, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Vehicles | Leave a comment

What can be done with a CG sphere?


December 25, 2006 at 1:06 am | Posted in Art, Drawing, Eye Candy, Painting, Propaganda, Reference | Leave a comment

Browse artists by their 80 x 80 pixel thumbnails to discover their work.

The Freenet Project

December 22, 2006 at 9:05 pm | Posted in Architecture, Books, CG, Gratis, History, Legal, Software, Webware | Leave a comment

Will truly annonymous, decentralized networks be a victory for freedom of speech, or defeat for copyright enforcementBoth?

The Zymoglyphic Museum

December 22, 2006 at 8:45 am | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

A collection of “scholar’s rocks” (or gongshi) for your appreciation.

LaTeX and LyX

December 22, 2006 at 8:43 am | Posted in CG, Gratis, History, Software | Leave a comment

LaTeX is powerful “document preparation software” that uses a markup language for formattingFor those of us who are accustomed to a word processing approach to compositon, LyX provides a front-end!

The National Library of Medicine’s Illustrations

December 22, 2006 at 8:40 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Drawing, Eye Candy, Health, Statistics | Leave a comment

Courtesy of Google Image Search.

The Bestiaries Of Kurimoto Tanshuu

December 21, 2006 at 6:55 pm | Posted in Advertising, Art, Books, Drawing, Esoterica, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Painting, Politics, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Pink Tentacle brings our attention to some beautiful 18th-century Japanese illustrations of creates both real and fanciful.

Bind It Fast

December 21, 2006 at 4:53 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, Crafts, Robotics | Leave a comment

A very simple bookbinding technique that, while perhaps not as robust as some, is both effortless and requires only simple tools.

The Table Of Gods

December 21, 2006 at 4:51 pm | Posted in Painting, Reference, Religion | Leave a comment

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