September 25, 2005

The porn of war Prove you're a field deployed soldier, get access to porn. Now how to prove, how to prove......hey, that's easy! more inside

May 10, 2005

Pavarotti loves elephants. Elephantssssssss YEAH. more inside

March 27, 2005

Gode Cookery - a compilation of medieval recipes. via Scribbling Woman. Some translations, including Fish in a Sweet and Sour Sauce, Poached Salmon and a Meat Pie. OK, hungry now. more inside

March 22, 2005

Munchies! A rare Sumatran tiger, who has apparently heard all about paparazzi, decides to bite back. more inside

March 18, 2005

The Canon Camera Museum. (Flash (no pun intended) in spots) Includes the Virtual Lens Plant, showing lens grinding and assembly. more inside

March 06, 2005

Photographing America - one custom camera, one 9" x 18" piece of film and some extraordinary images. more inside

March 05, 2005

In 1991 a new species was named. Its origins lie in 1951, when Henrietta Lacks was admitted to the Johns Hopkins hospital. The diagnosis was cervical cancer. Ten months later, she was dead. more inside

February 11, 2005

Child labour. The Chittagong and Alang shipbreaking yards are where most of the world's commercial shipping go to die. more inside

January 10, 2005

MONKEY!! Oh boy, let nostalgia reign. Growing up in Australia, many many evenings were spent watching Monkey on the ABC. That's the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, not the USian ABC. more inside

January 09, 2005

UNIX Haters Handbook OK, posting this to get the "loud snap plus excruciating pain" post out of my mind. more inside

January 07, 2005

Memories of slavery. "Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves." more inside

December 07, 2004

Uh, guys, it's a film. These are, and I know it's a long word, charicatures. Actually, that's kinda patronising I know. (Patronising, my that's a long word too isn't it. Or do I mean condescending? Whatever.) This stuff just annoys me on many many levels though. more inside

December 05, 2004

Christianity and BDSM. Quite SFW from an images point of view; there are none. Lots of text and discussions, and the URL is a little racy but there you go. Not much to discuss really, just thought you'd all like to know that the site exists. more inside

November 23, 2004

Tell people about the leaks in your new home. Get sued. Apparently this company decided that, rather than build a house with a roof that didn't leak, they would sue people who complained about it. more inside

November 21, 2004

The DNA of This doesn't mean much to me I must confess, though the site looks cool, but I'm sure there are some monkeys who would be interested in knowning that the Paris Review is now online. via Crooked Timber. more inside

November 12, 2004

US still hates foreigners. News at 11. *sigh* I just received an email from a friend of mine, who flew back into the US yesterday. more inside

November 11, 2004

I'm mad, so here's stuff on confocal microscopy. Since Gregory Cardinal Pell has managed to piss me off today, I have decided to tell people about confocal microscopy. Confocal microscopy can create some amazing images. Cardiac myocytes - heart muscle cells Bone cells a nerve cell single cell critters I've no idea. If you are at all interested in how these images were generated, there's more inside

October 02, 2004

Australia has some of the best politicians money can buy. Actually, I don't know what changed hands. But read it and weep. Registration may be required though, so I've grabbed a few of the choicer lines, see below the fold. more inside

September 30, 2004

Compressed, then rarefied, George. Let's talk bass. Subwoofers. You need them. more inside

September 29, 2004

The US is attempting to legalize extraordinary rendition. And the burden of proof is on the unfortunate individual to show that they aren't involved in terrorism. more inside
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