Month: May 2007

  • More career training from the past

    Oh, will I ever get tired of the awesomeness that is Modern Mechanix? The latest handy helper from the past that we know about from Modern Mechanix is this advertisement for cartoon training, which looks to be a correspondence course. CARTOONING – Taught by 9 Professionals A new idea in cartooning schools -45 lessons by […]

  • Best Snake game clone ever?

    Here is a Snake game with the best visual presentation I’ve ever seen (via TIGSource)

  • The meme keeps LOLing

    I love this meme. I like LOLeverything! I’m now loopy on LOLbots! Go. Read. LOL. (via boingboing) [tags]LOLbots[/tags]

  • Improving Flickr through Firefox

    If you use Flickr and Firefox, you should check out the Better Flickr extension

  • LEGO clock tower

    The site is in Japanese, but LEGO pictures are universal, aren’t they? Check out the University of Tokyo’s LEGO club replica of the university clock tower. (via Neatorama) [tags]University of Tokyo clock tower in LEGOs[/tags]

  • PLoS ONE open access online science journal

    Catching up on my Tingilinde reading this evening, I found a recent article there linking over to PLoS ONE. I had never heard of this site, but the article sounded interesting so I followed the link. That article, Ionizing Radiation Changes the Electronic Properties of Melanin and Enhances the Growth of Melanized Fungi, is way […]

  • The AACS breakdown saga

    Ed Felten has been covering the important advances in the AACS cracking effort

  • First Everest summit access

    On this date in 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached Mount Everest’s summit. At 11:30 a.m. on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everst, which at 29,035 feet above sea level is the highest point […]

  • I LOLcat kitten pics from Kantor

    Andrew Kantor just put some kitten pictures up on his site. I couldn’t resist LOLcatting the 2nd image. Sadly, my LOLcatography skillz are weak. Still, I made the effort. Image below the break.

  • For all those that complain of high gas prices

    Soooooo, right here’s the problem. Like many holiday travelers, Ron Evenhaim isn’t going to let rising gasoline prices curtail his plans for a weekend getaway. Evenhaim rented a 40-foot diesel RV to take his family of five on the 300-mile round trip from his home in suburban Los Angeles to Lake Isabella in the Tehachapi […]

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  • America sinks further down in stupidity well

    There are times I read things that I have to check the calendar and see if it is April 1st. Today, I saw such a story. When I realized that today is not the day for such trickery, I figured I had to pass it on so either of my visitors today would know what […]