July 18, 2008

The coolest video you will see today. A series of images from the former Deep Impact Spacecraft looking back at Earth, as the Moon passes in front of (transits) our Little Blue Planet. The result provides a previously unseen perspective of our little home in space. Amazing.
There's still no flying cars, but here's ten futuristic materials to start building one.
The Metropolitan Area Outer Discharge Channel of Saitama: Incredible Storm Water System in Japan. [Via Grinding]

July 17, 2008

WTF Dad?!?!?! She was the only one who didn't know what was going on.
The Beige Site. Because old people are LOLsome! more inside
Mechanism behind stress and Immune System Link - well, we've been saying for years that there's a link between chronic stress and chronic illness, even cancer, and now Eggheads have found out exactly what the deal is - it's those pesky Telomeres.
Dwelling crankily on old wounds. That's the criticism of the bishop organising World Youth Day to being asked about the Catholic Church's treatment of the Foster family. more inside
Star Wars on latest internet craze. (SLYTP) (filmed in Tokyo)

July 16, 2008

Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog See, apparently Joss Whedon got bored during the writer's strike and... well... Neil Patrick Harris as Doctor Horrible, struggling supervillain! With songs!
The Unbreakable Fighting Umbrella. Useful against web 2.0 pool crashers, ninja attacks, evil giraffes, and carrier pigeon drug mules (video). Sadly, not effective against teh c0ff33 h4xx0rz, but certainly worthy of inclusion on the list of best anti-terrorism devices ever .
Running for Office: It’s Like A Flamewar with a Forum Troll, but with an Eventual Winner "My name is Sean Tevis. I’m an Information Architect in Kansas running for State Representative. I’ve decided to “retire” my current State Representative. I’m going to win. This is my story (XKCD homage style) so far." Lets get this guy in office!
# 3 TV Dinner Too too funny! more inside
My wife left me because the dolphins at Sea World gave me an erection
Canada starts deporting deserters back to the US

July 15, 2008

R.I.P. CAPTCHA Hello Spam! They've taken Yahoo!, Google, Hotmail and Craigslist. Be afraid... Be very, very afraid.
Belgium go Bye Bye? Somewhere up there in the ether, Douglas Adams is rubbing his hands together wickedly. And this, right on the heels of their coronation as the Beer Capital of teh World, too! more inside
Let's do this again! London meetup, anyone? more inside
Tacky Weddings. We've all been to one. more inside
White lion cubs delight zoo crowds [flash video] by doing delightful things whilst being small, furry and raw with squee.
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