Turkmenbashing President Saparmurat Niyazov - or Turkmenbashi, as he likes to be known - has just unveiled a gigantic glittering book-shaped building celebrating press freedom. more inside
Last call for the London MoFi/MeFi meetup... 6pm-ish today, The Fitzroy Tavern, Charlotte St, fairly near Tottenham Court Road tube. more inside
London Meetup: Redux The Great God Marduk, God of Spring, Guardian of the Law, and slayer of Tiamat, has risen. more inside
"People are to be tortured in laboratories at Oxford University in a United States-funded experiment to determine whether belief in God is effective in relieving pain."
Don't click the link below NSFW, shock site. Bad bad images, loud audio, buggers your browser.
What the hell am I doing here? Lovely little flash animation for Radiohead's Creep. It really... grows on you. more inside
God Almighty, why all this talk, why must We prattle about a handful of dust? The poems of 13th century Turkish mystic and humanist Yunus Emre, poems of divine love and earthly devotion. more inside
Juan the Bear attempts Zoo escape - with a bicycle. Yes, there's a photo, thank the Lord. Following on from the tragic tale of Nina, the lovelorn Komodo Dragon who died trying to find happiness, and the scary Gorilla thing from March, is this some kind of co-ordinated plot we're seeing emerge? And how does the recent spate of Monkey Thefts tie into it all? Does this provide a clue? Does it? more inside
I'm sorry, sir, your application to link to this website has been turned down. Things you can't do at the Olympics, part 237,946: link to their website without written permission. more inside
Dance, and drink, and screw. Because there's nothing else to do. In which William Shatner covers Pulp's Common People, as previously promised. My brain has just launched legal action against my ears. (Quicktime, 2MB, large snippet of song) more inside
Transformers, breakdancing. Self-explanatory, really. Flash, fairly sizeable, marginally cooler than this or this.
Making Patents and Trademarks FUN!!! The United States Patent and Trademark Office teaches kids about the cool side of copyright, with such phrases as "Have You Hugged A Patent or Trademark Today?"... WARNING: Contains web design from the mid-nineties. more inside
Customers who bought Owl Puke also bought... One person's list of the weirdest items you can buy from Amazon. While some verge on the mundane, I'm forced to admit that A Lobster, Natural Skunk Scent and Mr Poopy the Octopus are fabulous... more inside
Holy <$HolyItemDescription$>, Batman! A compilation of every "Holy x, Batman!" phrase ever uttered by Robin. Thank God. (via qwghlm)
Good Old Diebold... ATM crashes; reboots with naught but Windows XP. Gets turned into rudimentary jukebox, security in no way compromised. more inside