How To Deconstruct Almost Anything

April 30, 2008 at 5:27 pm | Posted in Humor, Literature, Philosophy | Leave a comment
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One IT professional’s adventures in understanding postmodern literary criticism.

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Monoids: What They Are

April 29, 2008 at 8:43 am | Posted in Mathematics | Leave a comment
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Curious about monoids?  Learn more here!

Beyond Red & Blue: America’s 10 Political Regions

April 29, 2008 at 8:37 am | Posted in Cartography, Politics, Statistics | 1 Comment
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A novel look at the political landscape of America, ignoring the state divides and instead looking at a reconfiguration of the country into 10 regions of equal political strength.

“elpuoC ddO ehT” by Gnarls Barkley

April 29, 2008 at 8:33 am | Posted in Gratis, Mashup/Remix, Music | Leave a comment
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If you enjoy Gnarls Barkley, how would you like to download their new album for free, as a single track, recorded backwards.

Sketch Swap

April 29, 2008 at 8:31 am | Posted in Drawing, Webware | Leave a comment
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Make a sketch, get a sketch.

Make Your Own Video-Recording Sunglasses

April 29, 2008 at 8:29 am | Posted in Crafts, Technology | Leave a comment
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Spy the giant-sunglasses-way, for under $40!

Mapping The Distraction That Is Wikipedia

April 29, 2008 at 8:27 am | Posted in Gratis, Software, Webware | Leave a comment
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A man, unsatisfied with only a vague awareness of where his time was going, writes code that maps his explorations of Wikipedia.

“Porno Soundtracks” By The Forbidden Ensemble

April 29, 2008 at 8:22 am | Posted in Gratis, Music | Leave a comment
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What happens when three musicians watch porn for inspiration?  Apparently, a sleazier version of Tarantino music.

MP-Industries

April 29, 2008 at 8:18 am | Posted in Commerce, Weapons | Leave a comment
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Adorable felt weapons!

Alpha Assault

April 29, 2008 at 8:16 am | Posted in Games, Webware | Leave a comment
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Your hexagonal Boggle skills are the only thing protecting the empire!

The Billy Letters

April 29, 2008 at 12:50 am | Posted in History, Humor | Leave a comment
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A historian posing as a 10-year old boy writes to various celebrities, including serial killers.  Their responses may surprise you.

John Cleese Visits A Laughter Club In India

April 29, 2008 at 12:44 am | Posted in Health, Humor, Psychology | Leave a comment
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Laughter is the very best medicine.

Charting The Uncanny Valley

April 28, 2008 at 8:18 pm | Posted in FutureTech, Psychology, Robotics, Technology | Leave a comment
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Karl MacDorman walks through his research into the disturbing gulf of unpleasantness that near-human robots seem to occupy. (Seven-part Youtube presentation).

Map Of Nuclear Explosions

April 26, 2008 at 4:25 am | Posted in Cartography, History, Weapons | Leave a comment
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From 1945 to today, every big badaboom by size and type.

Letters To God (Apparently) Written By Children

April 26, 2008 at 4:23 am | Posted in Humor, Religion | Leave a comment
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From the mouths of babes: comedy gold.

“Weightless” by Erika Janunger

April 26, 2008 at 4:22 am | Posted in Art, Dance, Design, Eye Candy, Music | Leave a comment
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Dance + Music + Design – Gravity?

The Art Of Art Appreciation

April 25, 2008 at 8:16 am | Posted in Art, Painting | Leave a comment
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Paintings of People looking at Paintings.

LOL Manuscripts!

April 25, 2008 at 8:12 am | Posted in History, Humor, Mashup/Remix | Leave a comment
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Stupid Internet humor just got a tiny bit smarter.

The Artistic Intruments Of Nicholas Holcomb

April 25, 2008 at 8:11 am | Posted in Art, Music, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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Among Mr. Holcomb’s creations are some very swank musical instruments.

SearchMe Visual Search

April 25, 2008 at 8:09 am | Posted in Webware | Leave a comment
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You’ll know it when you see it.

In Vestimentim Ursum

April 25, 2008 at 8:08 am | Posted in Art, Robotics, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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A bored designer dissects a host of motorized plush toys and reveals their strange inner workings, giving them a new, much creepier identity.

ScummC

April 25, 2008 at 8:05 am | Posted in Crafts, Games, Gratis, Software | Leave a comment
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An open source compiler for the venerable ScummVM game environment.

Free Motivation Music (From The 1960s!)

April 25, 2008 at 8:02 am | Posted in Gratis, Music | Leave a comment
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Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!

Hotels In The Afterlife

April 23, 2008 at 10:41 pm | Posted in Architecture, Photography | Leave a comment
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A photographic exploration of the skeletal ruins of never-finished five-star hotel complexes in Egypt.

“Garbage Island” By VBS.TV

April 22, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Chemistry, Health, Journalism, Propaganda, Science, Television, Webware | Leave a comment
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A part of the TOXIC series on VBS.TV, “Garbage Island” puts its money where its mouth is and sends a team into the North Pacific Gyre, home of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch.”

CUBIOZOO

April 20, 2008 at 9:48 am | Posted in Art, Design, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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It’s a wooden cube that unfolds into rhino.  What’s not to like?

The 3D Tapestries Of The Radoxist

April 20, 2008 at 9:46 am | Posted in Animation, Art, CG, Eye Candy, Fantastic, FutureTech | Leave a comment
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Merely glancing at this website doesn’t quite do justice to the awesome grandeur of the author’s worksTake a closer look, and be amazed.

Make You Own Table-Top Biosphere

April 19, 2008 at 5:57 am | Posted in Biology, Crafts | Leave a comment
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Want you own private ecosystem?  Look no further than this handy how-to guide!

OpenPhotoVR

April 19, 2008 at 5:43 am | Posted in Photography, Webware | Leave a comment
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A clever web app for stitching your pictures together. Enjoy such wonders as Notre Dame de Paris, or enjoy my own contributions: Vivec and The Milkman Conspiracy.

The Sunbeam Poem Projector

April 19, 2008 at 5:40 am | Posted in Art, Eye Candy, Literature, Sculpture | Leave a comment
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A clever system for displaying a poem over the course of a day as part of a sort of poetic sundial.

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