The Golden Guide To Hallucinogenic Plants

May 2, 2007 at 12:34 am | Posted in Advertising, Biology, Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

(cue music) The More You Know! (ding!)

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The Map of Science

April 26, 2007 at 3:03 am | Posted in Art, Biology, Chemistry, Drawing, Eye Candy, Legal, Physics, Science, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

It’s beautiful, compelling, and freakin’ huge.

Studio Libertiny’s Vase Made By Bees

April 25, 2007 at 5:05 pm | Posted in Art, Biology, Sculpture, Statistics, Weapons | Leave a comment

Bees!

Seed Magazine’s Cribsheets

April 20, 2007 at 8:47 am | Posted in Biology, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Gratis, Health, Journalism, Legal, Painting, Physics, Reference, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

Handy one-page guides for understanding esoteric science.

Inner Life

April 15, 2007 at 3:54 am | Posted in Animation, Art, Biology, CG, Chemistry, Drawing, Fiction, Mashup/Remix, Science, Statistics | Leave a comment

Stunningly portrayed animation of the inside of a cell.

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.

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!

Zoo Babies

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

HolyCrapSoCute!

“Waking Up In The Universe” Lecture Series, By Richard Dawkins

April 3, 2007 at 10:17 am | Posted in Animation, Biology, Education, Film, Science, Statistics, Television | Leave a comment

A five part series dating to 1991, introducing Dawkins’ ideas to the world via the BBC.

Universcale

March 31, 2007 at 1:30 am | Posted in Animation, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Books, Chemistry, Drawing, Education, Eye Candy, Legal, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Reference, Science, Statistics, Vehicles, Webware | Leave a comment

Powers of ten, for your mouse wheel.

Life-Sized Internet Whale

March 30, 2007 at 11:36 pm | Posted in Biology, Books, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Or as I like to call it, “Google Whale.”

The Forer Effect

March 13, 2007 at 2:53 am | Posted in Biology, Books, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

Before you read about the phenomenon, you should take the test.

The Real Jackalopes

March 13, 2007 at 2:48 am | Posted in Biology, Esoterica, Politics, Statistics | Leave a comment

The real-world disease “Shope papillomavirus” is the likely origins of the jackalopes.  Warning: people who love bunnies, beware the images within.

Brain Maps

March 1, 2007 at 7:44 pm | Posted in Animation, Biology, Education, Health, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

You’ve never explored the brain like this before (unless you’re a neurology person, anyway).

The Structure of Man

February 28, 2007 at 6:46 pm | Posted in Art, Biology, Drawing, Eye Candy, Painting, Reference, Statistics | Leave a comment

How to draw everything in a person without reference to a model.

No Escape: Male Rape In U.S. Prisons

February 13, 2007 at 3:41 am | Posted in Architecture, Biology, Legal, Psychology | Leave a comment

Behold: one of the most sinister and taboo demonstrations that the U.S. prison system is broken.

Chris Langan: The World’s Smartest Man?

February 5, 2007 at 12:14 pm | Posted in Biology, Journalism, Psychology | Leave a comment

With an IQ between 190 and 210, Langan works as a bouncer, and is busy solving the problems of the universe.

How To Talk With A Narcissist

February 4, 2007 at 11:22 pm | Posted in Biology, Painting, Psychology, Reference | Leave a comment

Failing [all else], smile and keep quiet.”

The Procrastinator’s Clock

January 23, 2007 at 7:01 pm | Posted in Biology, Books, Psychology, Webware | Leave a comment

It’s always runs fast, but you don’t know how fast.

What Is Your American Accent

January 19, 2007 at 9:45 am | Posted in Biology, Psychology | Leave a comment

Take this simple test to see how you sound to others.

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!

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.

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.

breve

December 12, 2006 at 3:31 pm | Posted in Animation, Biology, CG, Fiction, Gratis, History, Legal, Mashup/Remix, Physics, Software, Statistics | Leave a comment

If you don’t have the time to simulate life yourself using this free software, you can let your screensaver do the work for you.

Octopus Escapes Through 1″ Hole

December 11, 2006 at 3:53 pm | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

See what you can do when you don’t have a skeleton?

Plants With Eyes

November 27, 2006 at 2:09 am | Posted in Biology, CG, Eye Candy, Fantastic, Kinesthetics, Mashup/Remix, Statistics, Vehicles | 1 Comment

Slick CG makes for really creepy plant life.

Birds Take Off: Ultra Slow Motion

November 22, 2006 at 5:41 am | Posted in Biology, Eye Candy, Statistics, Vehicles | Leave a comment

1000 frame per second capture speeds make for some luscious visuals.

Body Integrity Identity Disorder

November 4, 2006 at 3:38 am | Posted in Biology, Health, Psychology | Leave a comment

Slate reports on one of the more unusual compulsions you’re likely to encounter.

Endangered Ugly Things

November 1, 2006 at 7:15 pm | Posted in Animation, Biology, Education, Statistics | Leave a comment

Sure, baby seals are cute, but these guys are also at risk.  Be repulsed by them now, because you may not have the chance in the future.

The Resurrection Plant

November 1, 2006 at 11:06 am | Posted in Biology, Statistics | Leave a comment

Old Man Kircher tells us of a plant that just won’t stay dead.

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