I should really just get del.icio.us working properly…
- Yes, Ridley Scott is working on yet another cut of Blade Runner.
- And you thought that you needed to be extra careful filling your fish tank.
- Chefs on their favorite impossible-to-get cookbooks.
- Everything you never wanted to know about brassieres.
- Things in Iraq are getting better, didn’t you know? After all, shooting tennis players for wearing shorts is part of the stabilization process.
- Information is irrepressible. Unfortunately, people aren’t.
- David Byrne on music packaging.
- Everyone knows that airline fares change (sometimes drastically) depending on when you buy the ticket. But what if there was a website that predicted the best time to purchase an airline ticket?
- Speaking of airlines, just be glad you’re not Bill Walton, who’s 6’11”, has bad ankles, and flies 200 days a year.
- Adopt your own olive tree.
- Harold Varmus is trying to change academic publishing forever. And did you know that Harvard Law Review gets $100,000 a year from Westlaw to keep their articles off the Internet?
- Who knew that brown mice could
rewriteignore the laws of genetics?
- Next time you’re at Foxwoods, don’t forget to order the 30-pound hamburger.
- They must be going after the lucrative sumo wrestler market.
- Rachmaninoff played at Columbia Medical School. Well, maybe not…
- Palsgraf v. Long Island R.R. Co. gets reargued, with a very surprising result.
- It’s the Anonymous Law Firm. Love the attorney bios.
- “Design consists of creating things for clients who may not know what they want, until they see what you’ve done, then they know exactly what they want, but it’s not what you did.”
- There’s NO SHOUTING ON FLICKR.
- Is this the end of the line for Times New Roman? I have to admit that I’m not overly impressed so far with the putative heir to the throne.
- For decades, radio listeners have been puzzled by mysterious short-wave transmissions that consist almost entirely of human voices reading out numbers in repeated sequences. It’s widely believed that the broadcasts are the work on the world’s intelligence services, communicating with agents in the field via one-time pads. A number of these broadcasts [have been compiled under the title The Conet Project (PDF file). MP3s of the actual broadcasts can be found at the record company’s site. It’s really creepy listening.
On the other hand, this is kinda fun…