Barnes and Noble unveil Nook, an eBook reader that also saves and plays mp3s, among other file formats. more inside
Paper Cannon Exploding one-eyed pink rabbits.
Can reefs grow beneath Venice? A TED lecture in which Rachel Armstrong explains the process that uses proto cells to grab carbon dioxide from the air and encrust the old wooden pylons on which this charming Italian city is based. Eventually it is thought that a reef can be built to support the architecture, not only spatially from the bottom up, but procedurally, since no top down construction processes are required, but just the seeding of the old with the new technology. more inside
100 x 100 Michael Wolf photographed 100 apartments in Hong Kong that are 100 sq. feet in size.
Appalling. Gripping. Horrific . The Circus of Disemboweled Plush Toys
Sad forest of ghosts may be disturbing pictures in first link Legend has it there was a fierce battle in this forest ages ago, and the restless souls of those who perished then continue to haunt the area and call for more dead. Legend also has it that it's easy to lose to lose your way here, and there are dangers including sinkholes and collapsed lava tubes. The forest is not always silent. more inside
City Bus Simulator 2010 - best game evar. Seriously will blow your mind. YOUTUBE vid - SFW
The Indus Vallley Civilization may have been a Golden Age. The skilled artisans at Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro erected no monuments to glorify an upper class. Although the cities were fortified, there were no depictions of warfare or conquered enemies. Power and status was indicated through the use of seals and fine jewelry, while the biggest extravagance was lavished on *water luxury* baths, whether or not some ritual was involved in their use. more inside
Cats For Gold ...a mashup with lumps.
I'll see your complex plane and raise you an imaginary dimension.
MOFICDX VIII? It's been nearly two years since the last round, but the previous google group is still kicking. Who's up for another go? more inside
Après la pluie. A wonderful short cartoon
The rise of CLBD-7, the zombie disease, is a fiction project by a London ambulance man. The series starts on November 7th. Is this the way the world will end?
Arise and walk: a new device helps people with foot drop walk.
Human Jumbotron ...wow.
By order of the principal! . All students are forbidden to say the word "meep". What's it mean? Pick one of 77 definitions. What's it look like in action? Try here. People are singing (sort of) about it. There's even a website-- meepmeep.com Say what? via Teh Blue more inside
Meet Me in Alameda! I will be arriving tomorrow in Alameda, CA, and es_el_queso has so kindly given me room and board as well as play host to our Metafilter meetup. more inside1 2 48 49 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 650 700 750 800 850 891 892