Phantom High Speed Movie Gallery

January 31, 2007 at 8:28 pm | Posted in Advertising, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Film, Photography, Television, Vehicles, Weapons | Leave a comment

An extensive collection of ultra-high-speed videos of everything from popcorn popping to sexy machine gun vixens.

Reggie Watts: Out Of Control

January 30, 2007 at 9:15 am | Posted in Music | Leave a comment

Beatbox + Scat + Sequencer = Instant Dance Party.

Build An Invisible Book Shelf

January 30, 2007 at 4:16 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Crafts, Robotics | Leave a comment

Confuse your friends!

Wikipedia’s Unusual Articles

January 30, 2007 at 4:15 am | Posted in Esoterica, Painting, Politics, Reference | Leave a comment

Consistently interesting, though their article on Irish Evil is noticably missing from the list.

The Distance To Everywhere

January 30, 2007 at 4:14 am | Posted in Astronomy, Painting, Psychology, Reference, Science | 2 Comments

This massive GIF file shows, in powers of 10, how far it is to everywhere else anywhere ever (warning: most places you’re likely to be are squeezed between pixels).

Window In The Skies

January 30, 2007 at 4:12 am | Posted in FutureTech, Mashup/Remix, Music | Leave a comment

U2’s new professionally made music video looks an awful lot like a mashup.

I, Carusobot

January 30, 2007 at 4:11 am | Posted in Film, FutureTech, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Television | 2 Comments

Endless Caruso one-liners.

10 Government Hacks

January 29, 2007 at 10:15 am | Posted in Books, History, Politics, Software, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Hacking the Government is a little like hacking a computer: it’s getting it to do what you want by unconventional means.

Ninja Search

January 29, 2007 at 5:30 am | Posted in Books, Webware | Leave a comment

Like Google in stealthy clothing, coated in that weird mercurial stuff from the High Speed Internet commercials.

The Promiscuous Materials Project

January 29, 2007 at 3:40 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, FutureTech, Literature, Mashup/Remix, Software | Leave a comment

Author Jonathan Lethem wants you to remake and remix his stories (with a few minor restrictions, of course).

Stigler’s Law of Eponymy

January 29, 2007 at 3:30 am | Posted in Chemistry, Dance, Humor, Mathematics, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

The rule of thumb “No scientific discovery is named after its original discoverer” is, with intentional irony, attributed by Stigler to Robert Merton.

Tangerine Panic

January 28, 2007 at 9:25 am | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Help a tiny man who really doesn’t like mysterious huge tangerines survive!


January 28, 2007 at 9:25 am | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Like Arkanoid, only using flicking action (now Wii-ready!).

Ricky Gervais Meets Larry David

January 27, 2007 at 3:31 am | Posted in Film, Television | Leave a comment

In five parts, this interview between two masters of The Comedy Of Modern Discomfort really demonstrates that only comedians should interview other comedians.


January 27, 2007 at 2:50 am | Posted in Robotics, Sculpture, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

The specifications for an open-source 3D ‘printer’ that hopes to advance to a stage where it can produce all of the parts needed to assemble itself.

Light Criticism

January 27, 2007 at 2:48 am | Posted in Advertising, Crafts, Gratis, Humor, Music, Photography, Propaganda, Robotics | 2 Comments

From the minds of the Graffiti Research Lab and the Anti-Advertising Agency comes… an RJD2 music video?

Smart Or Stoopid

January 27, 2007 at 2:47 am | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

A high-speed test of a combination of cognitive strength and general knowledge.  Warning: people who don’t know their facts will be dubbed stoopid, whether they have brain power or not!

Wiimote-Controlled Murder Robot

January 27, 2007 at 2:45 am | Posted in Fantastic, Games, Robotics, Sculpture, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Industrial machinery has never looked so dangerous wielding a sword.

Many Eyes

January 26, 2007 at 6:49 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Dance, Eye Candy, Journalism, Mathematics, Painting, Reference, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Creepy as it sounds, this is actually a data swapping and visualization network, helping statistics junkies give each other a regular fix.

A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection

January 26, 2007 at 6:47 pm | Posted in Architecture, History, Journalism, Legal, Software, Technology | Leave a comment

Being heralded as the “Vista Suicide Note,” the devastating critique has been updated to reply to Microsoft’s attempt to reply to its charges.

National Novel Writing Interval

January 26, 2007 at 6:44 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, CG, Gratis, History, Literature, Software | Leave a comment

Whether you can do it in a year, a month, or a weekend, novel writers have some tools they’d like to share with you.

The Micro-Art of Willard Wigan

January 25, 2007 at 6:51 pm | Posted in Art, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

As pretentious as much of the site’s writing is, there’s no denying that its accomplishments are remarkable.

The Ad Generator

January 25, 2007 at 12:04 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, FutureTech, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Photography, Webware | Leave a comment

Random snippets of existing ad slogans + Flickr = instant adverts.

The Genealogy of Influence

January 24, 2007 at 9:11 pm | Posted in Art, Books, Dance, Education, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Religion, Science, Webware | Leave a comment

A massive visualization of the pattern of influence among history’s great minds, with mini-bios pulled from Wikipedia.

Reverse Graffiti

January 24, 2007 at 11:06 am | Posted in Architecture, Art, Journalism, Legal, Painting, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Using soap, scrubbing, and the occasional pressure hose, anti-graffiti poses a number of problems for the legal establishment in defining what exactly constitutes defacement.

45 Cutting-Edge Free Books

January 24, 2007 at 11:01 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, CG, Gratis | Leave a comment

Because knowledge is sexy.

Get All Your Tech News In 20 Minutes

January 24, 2007 at 9:05 am | Posted in Books, Gratis, Journalism, Painting, Propaganda, Reference, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Nick Douglas has a routine that keeps him on top of technology news in what sounds like a daily workout plan.

Understanding Margin of Error

January 24, 2007 at 9:04 am | Posted in Animation, Dance, Education, Mathematics, Painting, Reference | Leave a comment

If you think you understand ‘margin of error,’ you would do well to double-check your understanding of what Mark Chu-Carroll asserts is “the most widely misunderstood and misleading concept in statistics.

Andre The Giant: The Greatest Drunk On Earth

January 24, 2007 at 9:02 am | Posted in Film, Journalism, Television | Leave a comment

Think about it: 119 beers in 6 hours.  That’s a beer every three minutes, non stop.  That’s beyond epic.  It’s beyond the ken of mortal men.  It’s god-like.” – Richard English


January 23, 2007 at 9:00 pm | Posted in Art, Commerce, Crafts, Drawing, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Painting, Propaganda, Vehicles | Leave a comment

This easy-to-use marketplace for contemporary art is free for artists to submit to!

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