May 05, 2005

Dome Improvement Now they say that the constant dumbing down of society is to be blamed for the Flynn effect!? (via)

April 09, 2005

Get Perpendicular! Hitachi seems to be so proud of their breakthrough in hard drive storage technology that they made the cheesiest flash to promote it.

March 28, 2005

Octopuses walking on two legs... I mean, tentacles. Octopuses apparently learn to walk woth two tentacles while using the other six to adopt different shapes as camo. I find it ammusing because the videos remind me of cartoon characters hiding behind bushes and carrying them along.

March 04, 2005

The "Kryptos" Sculpture, Located near the CIA's new Headquarters in Langley, VA. This sculpture made by Jim Sanborn, the meaning of which is to represent CIA's work and purpose. Hides a message whitin it's 4 codes that still has to be revealed (realtively old but relevant). You can find more famous unsolved codes and cyphers at Elonka Dunin's website.

February 20, 2005

The Somerville Gates You may already know about this gates. But be assured that these works of art are no copies one from the other. They are quite different.. For those of you who will not be able to visit to New York (and live near Somerville), this is your chance... until the cleaning lady comes.

September 18, 2004

How to pick up and carry your iMac G5 Now I know...

September 01, 2004

How to build a rocket car (without knowing too much about rocketry and safety) and get away with it. Warning: Somebody's stupid-young-days long long tale.

August 21, 2004

Put on your boxing gloves and let's solve this as civilized people. (via ArtsJournal) more inside

July 26, 2004

WTF!? (see URL) Sorry, no description possible [Although possibly NSFW and extremely annoying]. Click on "ENTER" (if you find it) to see next eyes-burning graphic. Further warning: some pages have MIDI music. more inside

July 16, 2004

So has evolution come to a stop? ArtsJournal>

July 14, 2004

I'm a fly, and I can't get out of this fly-bottle... Is philosphy worthless? Maybe, but not more worthless than science. ArtsJournal> Somewhat related to this thread and this other one.

July 01, 2004

Politics as pop culture. (via ArtsJournal)

June 30, 2004

Melon!! Melon Hat!! (NSFW art) Nice gallery by the way. Melon bit!! (NSFW art) Another nice gallery by the way. Melon!! Melon!! Explanation here. Melon helmet!! Melon!! (NSFAnybody) Phew!! Enough, pete_best!?

June 29, 2004

The Wuggly Ump (click on the broken image to see the next panel) The Gashlycrumb Tinies The Disrespectful Summons by Edward Gorey (1925 - 2000) See if you can find a Gorey's creation in The Picture of Everything.

June 28, 2004

So, this guy says he turned his G5 into a PC (hoax). Wonder how would the most zealous members of the Apple community would react? This is not trollbait. I'm not arguing that all apple users are elitists, much less zealous. It's just a fun read, and I do like/use Apple computers. Peace!

June 19, 2004

You are God... your people have angered you greatly, and deserve to be punished. Punish away, oh Great One... (flash)

June 13, 2004

The Joy of Pigs. An old PBS Nature featured program. Also, everything you need to know to raise pigs.

June 09, 2004

Why we shouldn't worry about Mexican immigration. Francis Fukuyama's take on the controversial subjects of Samuel Huntington's book, Who Are We? Via A&L Daily (ugh, what a vice of mine) I promise my next three FPP won't come from there.

June 02, 2004

Silly Academic Position Titles. Who wouldn't like to be the Assistant Director of the Underclass? Via Arts & Letters Daily

May 07, 2004

"Benevolence Survives Over Malevolence" An article title that almost has nothing to do with the content. Anyway... Stemming from NASA's Astrobiology Magazine, a little informal sociological analisis correlating social alienation with prejudices against aliens. But beware confirmation bias.
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