The Accent Game

August 5, 2008 at 2:14 am | Posted in Games, Webware | Leave a comment
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How good at you at detecting the accents of various English speakers?

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Fun With The Minimap

June 29, 2008 at 11:48 am | Posted in Games | Leave a comment
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This site, above and beyond being an example of obsessive World of Warcraft fandom, is also an amusing look at how to make sense of a virtual world.

Postcrossing

June 12, 2008 at 4:12 am | Posted in Webware | Leave a comment
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Get a postcard, send a postcard, to a worldwide network of random penpals.

How To Make Polyhedral Maps

June 5, 2008 at 2:42 am | Posted in Cartography, Mathematics | Leave a comment
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The question of how to map a globe with minimal distortion is an interesting one, with many possibilities.  One especially elegant solution is the Dymaxion Map, proposed by Buckminster Fuller.

What Every American Should Know About The Middle East

April 5, 2008 at 1:22 am | Posted in History, Reference | Leave a comment
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A 2-minute primer of the absolute minimum you should know about the Middle East.

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