September 21, 2012

The Ig Nobel Prize winners for 2012

December 01, 2010

BBC Four - The Joy of Stats Dynamic graphing of wealth and health in 200 nations across 200 years. more inside

November 15, 2010

Lightning slowed down 300 times. The whole video happened in a third of a second. more inside

April 19, 2010

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

January 31, 2010

Disappearing car doors (SLYT) are a neat design concept. more inside

January 06, 2010

Send Me Something is a very sparse web site that promises to "Send you something". That's it. more inside

December 18, 2009

"Their circular life" shows five scenes from Northern Italy (with background sounds) which are animated for a 24 hour period by turning a dial. more inside

August 20, 2009

The Longest Poem in the World is composed by aggregating real-time public twitter updates and selecting pairs that rhyme. more inside

May 28, 2009

Do blind people prefer blondes? This Beeb magazine article was insightful for me. more inside

April 19, 2009

Scrabble against the clock A Sunday time-waste game. more inside

April 11, 2009

Kutiman mixes YouTube. YouTube videos of various musicians playing alone have been sampled and assembled into seven multi-part tracks. more inside

March 08, 2009

PETER FUNCH took photos of the same places in Manhattan over 10 days or more and combined them invisibly, collecting together similar people, in an exhibition called Babel Tales. SEGEI LARENKOV combined photos from the siege of Leningrad, overlaying them onto modern shots taken 65 years later, from exactly the same locations. (Caution: contains corpses). more inside

January 01, 2009

Monkeydamus: Predictions for 2009 Curious Prophetic George - Any Predictions for 2009? more inside

October 20, 2008

40 Creative Lamp Designs (via StumbleUpon) more inside

June 15, 2008

When Album Covers Attack. YouTube. Maybe NSFW. Gratuitous gore. more inside

May 11, 2008

Caption this pic. Write a caption for this picture... more inside

April 25, 2008

Al Jaffee's fold-ins for Mad magazine in interactive click and drag form. more inside