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April 30, 2010

No party for you! . Schadenfreude with a side of mayo oil
Only the worst scifi and fantasy covers. I think I have a few of these in my bookcase...

April 28, 2010

Two questions I am often asked:
1. How far in advance do you work?
2. How quickly can you publish a comic on a current event?

and... Don't get used to it, but here's another unfinished comic that would have gone stale if I waited to publish it in newspapers. more inside
This Is Alabama; We Speak English The Republican gubernatorial candidate [Tim James] is running a provocative ad arguing that Alabama's driver's license exam should be given only in English. more inside

April 27, 2010

Noah's Ark Found? (Fox news warning) They confirmed its age via carbon dating, but doesn't that method of age verification show that the earth is a lot older than the bible claims?
The highly endangered Amur Leopard (SLwebcam) in Tallinn Zoo, Estonia and her two cubs. more inside
Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead.

April 26, 2010

This Waterfall Represents The Amount of Oil We Use Every Second.
A doodle a day Starting late in 2008, I started a project of drawing on, decorating, or otherwise defacing a 3 x 5 index card every day. more inside

April 25, 2010

May Day or Beltane? . Some like to celebrate May 1st by giving a May Basket. Some like to dance around the maypole. I like to celebrate Beltane with FIRE! more inside

April 23, 2010

What type are you? What typeface best matches your character? (video, sound) more inside
The Economy is Sexy They fiddled with themselves while Rome burned? I like to think they weren't ignoring the problem but were turned on by it.
Bodily motions influence memory and emotions. "WHEN talking about our feelings, we often use expressions that link emotions with movements or positions in space... According to a new study published in this month's issue of the journal Cognition, expressions such as these are not merely metaphorical. The research provides evidence of a causal link between motion and emotion, by showing that bodily movements influence the recollection of emotional memories, as well as the speed with which they are recalled."

April 22, 2010

Blow this up. It's okay, it comes back together after a few seconds. (may require certain browsers; haven't tried it in IE)
The Prophet Mohammed has lots of venerated relics associated with him. Some of them are downright weird. My favorite is his footprints. The claim is that wherever he went, Mohammed's left foot left a semi-permanent impression. Mohammed is Bigfoot? more inside
SDO First Light: NASA's New Eye on the Sun Delivers Stunning First Images.

April 21, 2010

Unloveable, by Babybird. A nice music video, based on the short story An Occurence at Owl Creek by Ambrose Bierce.
Evidently 3D TV requires many warnings.

April 19, 2010

xkcd had a cartoon about Tetris recently called "hell". Now someone has made that game a reality in flash. more inside

April 17, 2010

The correct way to pronounce the volcano in Iceland.