Incarcerex

June 23, 2007 at 7:14 am | Posted in Advertising, Animation, CG, Fiction, Humor, Mashup/Remix, Photography, Politics, Webware | Leave a comment

It’s time for a new bottom line.”

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The Flat Earth Society

June 17, 2007 at 9:40 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Humor, Politics, Religion | Leave a comment

In case you had any doubts as to the moonbat imbecility humans are capable of, here’s a reminder.  Their “Current Events” page is especially hilarious.

Flags By Color

May 29, 2007 at 12:32 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Pie charts reveal the color coding of world flags.

Polling Report

May 9, 2007 at 2:54 am | Posted in Chemistry, Gratis, Journalism, Politics, Propaganda, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

Get polling information for presidential races.

Gizmo

April 29, 2007 at 9:35 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Film, FutureTech, History, Humor, Literature, Physics, Politics, Technology | Leave a comment

A documentary about the madness of 20th century invention.  Editor Howard Smith explains.

Interactive Bush Approval Ratings

April 14, 2007 at 11:47 am | Posted in Books, Chemistry, Journalism, Politics, Statistics, Webware | Leave a comment

So linear, you can ski down it.

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.

QuickComic

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!

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.

Deep-Fry Diving For Goldfish In Japan

March 31, 2007 at 12:54 am | Posted in Crafts, Esoterica, Politics, Robotics | 1 Comment

How to keep a pet goldfish in a functioning deep fat fryer (without killing it).

The Iraq War Display, Reed College

March 13, 2007 at 6:28 pm | Posted in Art, Gratis, Photography, Politics, Propaganda, Television, Webware | 2 Comments

What does 3000 military casualties look like?  How about 112,000 iraqis?  If you believe the largest estimates, each of these 112,000 white flags actually counts for six iraqis, bringing the grand total to 655,000.

No Quarter for Fox News

March 13, 2007 at 3:00 am | Posted in Film, Gratis, Journalism, Politics, Propaganda, Television, Webware | Leave a comment

A heaping collection of screenshots of Fox News slipping up in a variety of slanted, amusing ways.

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.

The Infrasonic Weapons of Vladimir Gavreau

February 4, 2007 at 12:27 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Fantastic, Health, History, Legal, Physics, Politics, Technology, Weapons | Leave a comment

Almost every reference on the Internet to Gavreau stems from this account of his work.  But, despite skepticism, he seems to have existed, and so, too, does the unpleasant effect of infrasound.

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.

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.

‘A Year In Pyongyang’ by Andrew Holloway

January 22, 2007 at 2:19 am | Posted in Advertising, Books, Gratis, Politics, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment

When looking at a country from the outside, it’s important to remember that, with few exceptions, its own citizens don’t consider their country to be crazy.  Though riddled with rosy-tinted naivete and outright propaganda, Andrew Holloway’s book does give a sense of how life appears in the DPRK.

How To Make A Zombie

January 20, 2007 at 11:37 pm | Posted in Crafts, Esoterica, Health, Politics, Religion, Robotics | Leave a comment

An account of how one creates a traditional ‘vodoun’ zombie, written with a disturbingly gleeful amorality.

10 Strange People

January 20, 2007 at 11:34 pm | Posted in Esoterica, Politics | Leave a comment

We’ve met some of them before, but others are new to the Memory.

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.

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.

Software and Community in the Early 21st Century

December 17, 2006 at 1:17 am | Posted in Architecture, Books, Economics, Education, Fashion, Gratis, History, Legal, Philosophy, Politics, Propaganda, Software, Technology, Webware | Leave a comment

Eben Moglen’s keynote address given at the Plone Conference: the early signs of infosocialism?

NewsBiscuit

December 13, 2006 at 2:43 pm | Posted in Gratis, Humor, Journalism, Politics, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment

Onion-esque faux news.

The Penny Catechism

November 20, 2006 at 9:52 am | Posted in Esoterica, Politics, Religion | Leave a comment

When old-fashioned superstition doesn’t quite cut it, why not go whole hog and worship the Penny God?

The Blue Fund

November 17, 2006 at 9:51 am | Posted in Economics, Fashion, Politics, Webware | 1 Comment

The idea is for progressive liberals to put their portfolio where their mouths are.  But can it make money?  More importantly, if profit takes a back seat, isn’t it playing the game to lose, rather than reforming the system?

“I” Is For “Infidel”

November 15, 2006 at 5:16 am | Posted in Animation, Education, Fantastic, History, Journalism, Physics, Politics, Religion, Weapons, Webware | Leave a comment

Kathy Gannon speaks at length about the history of Afghanistan from 1986 to the present.

Sub Rosa Magazine

November 14, 2006 at 8:40 am | Posted in CG, Education, Esoterica, Gratis, Journalism, Philosophy, Politics, Religion | Leave a comment

Exploring the fringes of religion with an open mind and in good faith.

Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians

November 13, 2006 at 9:29 pm | Posted in Advertising, Books, Drawing, Esoterica, Eye Candy, Painting, Politics, Reference | Leave a comment

Nothing quite like an illuminated text about a secret society

The Washington Stock Exchange

November 12, 2006 at 6:34 am | Posted in Economics, Fashion, Gratis, Politics, Propaganda, Webware | Leave a comment

Buying and selling virtual stock shares with virtual money isn’t new, but can it be used to predict political events?

Hacking Democracy

November 6, 2006 at 4:04 am | Posted in Film, Gratis, Journalism, Politics, Propaganda, Television, Webware | Leave a comment

The controvertial expose about critical flaws in America’s vote-counting systems.

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