The Multi-Touch Interface of Jeff Han

April 13, 2007 at 5:09 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Eye Candy, FutureTech, History, Software, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Don’t just take his word for it: see it in action.


The Codex Seraphinianus

April 13, 2007 at 4:14 am | Posted in Advertising, Art, Books, Drawing, Esoterica, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Literature, Painting, Politics, Propaganda, Software | Leave a comment

Dark Roasted Blend calls our attention to the weirdest book in the world, now available in full online.

Keepon, The Dancing Robot

April 13, 2007 at 3:57 am | Posted in Astronomy, Dance, Music, Robotics, Sculpture, Technology | Leave a comment

Bet you didn’t know one could dance this well with no arms or legsIt’s simply adorable.

Elton John’s Oven Song

April 13, 2007 at 3:54 am | Posted in FutureTech, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Music | 1 Comment

Real-time musical composition, to a set of oven instructions.

Wordsworth Rap

April 12, 2007 at 8:01 am | Posted in FutureTech, Humor, Literature, Mashup/Remix, Music, Software | Leave a comment

In case you like your poetry delivered by a rapping squirrel.

Killing Us Softly 3

April 12, 2007 at 8:00 am | Posted in Advertising, Biology, Gratis, History, Photography, Physics, Propaganda, Psychology, Technology | Leave a comment

Feminist decontruction of modern advertising.

“Doing With Images Makes Symbols” by Alan Kay

April 11, 2007 at 9:25 pm | Posted in Animation, Education, Esoterica, FutureTech, History, Physics, Software, Technology | Leave a comment

A historical review of computer user interfaces.


April 11, 2007 at 4:56 pm | Posted in Books, CG, Education, Gratis, Philosophy, Webware | Leave a comment

A free web-based panoramic photo-stitching service.

Amazing Visions

April 11, 2007 at 4:48 pm | Posted in Art, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Painting, Propaganda | Leave a comment

Science Fiction & Fantasy art show.

Liquid Journey

April 11, 2007 at 4:47 pm | Posted in Animation, CG, Eye Candy, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Technology, Vehicles | Leave a comment

The art and mechanics of artificial intelligence.


April 11, 2007 at 4:46 pm | Posted in Architecture, Art, Crafts, Mathematics, Robotics, Sculpture, Weapons | Leave a comment

Kirigami is the new origami.

Rate My Turban

April 11, 2007 at 2:14 am | Posted in Books, Humor, Photography, Television, Webware | Leave a comment

Hot or not for turbans.

Story Creator 2

April 11, 2007 at 2:12 am | Posted in Books, Webware | Leave a comment

In case you need a toolkit for making slide shows about myths.

Mapping The Mal-Web

April 11, 2007 at 2:11 am | Posted in Architecture, Books, Cartography, Chemistry, History, Legal, Software, Statistics, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Where are malicious websites hosted?

“Pi Is Wrong!” by Bob Palais

April 11, 2007 at 2:10 am | Posted in Dance, Mathematics | Leave a comment

An argument for a different value for pi.  Namely, 2*pi.

The Gun Market of Darra

April 10, 2007 at 5:33 pm | Posted in Fantastic, Gratis, Journalism, Propaganda, Weapons | Leave a comment

Suroosh Alvi visits the gun market in Darra, Pakistan, said to be one of the largest in the world.  Reputedly, the town manufactures 1000 guns per day.

Map Of The Retina

April 10, 2007 at 9:52 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Photography, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

Right back at you!

Building Houses: A Geometric Puzzle

April 10, 2007 at 9:47 am | Posted in Books, Dance, Games, Mathematics, Webware | Leave a comment

Deceptively hard geometry puzzle action!

Paddling With An Earth Mover

April 10, 2007 at 9:44 am | Posted in Humor, Reference, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Row, row, row your barge

“Did NASA Accidentally Nuke Jupiter?” by Richard Hoagland

April 9, 2007 at 12:01 pm | Posted in Astronomy, Fantastic, Legal, Physics, Psychology, Science, Technology, Weapons | 2 Comments

In September of 2003, NASA sent its Galileo spacecraft tumbling into Jupiter’s atmosphere.  One month later, a mysterious black spot was observed on the Jovian surface.  Richard Hoagland suspects that the intense pressure of the Jovian atmosphere may have created an atomic explosion, resulting from the compression of Galileo’s plutonium fuel.

The US Real Estate Market As A Rollercoaster

April 9, 2007 at 10:23 am | Posted in Architecture, CG, Chemistry, Economics, Fashion, History, Mashup/Remix, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics | Leave a comment


Scrabble Furniture

April 9, 2007 at 1:15 am | Posted in Crafts, Games, Robotics | Leave a comment

A cute idea for your living room.


April 9, 2007 at 1:13 am | Posted in Books, Gratis, Humor, Politics, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment

A flash app for creating political(ish) cartoons and pushing them at the Internet!

An Eroica Project

April 7, 2007 at 7:14 am | Posted in Art, Chemistry, History, Music, Physics, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

An exhaustive statistical exploration of 363 performances of Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ symphony.


April 7, 2007 at 7:07 am | Posted in Books, Games, Webware | Leave a comment

Well executed side-scrolling action flash game.

The Book Of Curiosities

April 6, 2007 at 10:34 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Esoterica, History, Painting, Physics, Politics, Reference, Science | Leave a comment

The 13th-century Muslim world’s state of the scientific art.

The Art of Vladimir Kush

April 6, 2007 at 10:33 am | Posted in Art, Eye Candy, Painting, Propaganda, Vehicles | Leave a comment

Gorgeous surreal landscapes with eye-popping color.

William Gibson’s Script For “Aliens III”

April 4, 2007 at 8:11 am | Posted in Economics, Esoterica, Fantastic, Fiction, Film, FutureTech, Kinesthetics, Literature, Software | Leave a comment

In case you enjoy scripts that were mangled in production


April 4, 2007 at 7:36 am | Posted in CG, Commerce, Crafts, Gratis, Music | Leave a comment

A defunct indie label from the 90s that has its entire library available for download, or (in cases where stock remains) for sale at the low, low price of shipping alone.

Zoo Babies

April 4, 2007 at 7:34 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, Journalism, Photography, Statistics, Television, Vehicles | Leave a comment


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