Friday, February 27, 2009

The Job (youtube)
Rufus Hussey, the sling shot man (video, must see)

Kalman on Lincoln
Watch "Sita Sings the Blues" online (via boingboing)
Obama's budget reverses Reagan (nytimes)
“The tax code will become more progressive, with relatively higher rates on the rich and relatively lower rates on the middle class and poor,” said Roberton Williams, a senior fellow at the Tax Policy Center in Washington. “This is reversing the effects of the Bush policies,” he added, and then going even further.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

20 Weirdest TV Interviews of all time (nerve, via boingboing)

Just came across the spy vibe blog, which makes me want to redecorate a room into a criminal mastermind's lair (but necessarily smaller).

An Oak Bike from Core77's Bicycle Exhibition 2008
Good Design in Ten Commandments
Dieter Rams

Christian Faur uses crayons as analog pixels

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Pac Man's skull

Friday, February 20, 2009

Vintage Lightbulb museum
Rocking Chair with dynamo. Why did this take so long? Power up those senior centers!

So you want a giant food statue?
Roomba FAQ (McSweeneys)
A nice collection of Coraline (go see it!) artist's panel discussions (youtube cluster)
The Best Stats You've Ever Seen (TED talk)
Unboxing a Lamborghini (via coudal)
The Mammoth under the parking lot (latimes)
Workers excavating an underground garage on the site of an old May Co. parking structure in Los Angeles' Hancock Park got more than just a couple hundred new parking spaces. They found the largest known cache of fossils from the last ice age, an assemblage that has flabbergasted paleontologists.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Bugsound looks like a nifty little audio device.
zzz-mailing. hot new internet-fad!

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Lux and Ivy's favorite mp3s from fmu's beware the blog

New pennies?
Yesterday, your clock struck 1234567890 if you were unix and your clock was right

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Mad, in another print media casualty has announced that they're cutting publication to 4x per year

Friday, February 06, 2009

Steven Alvarez takes pictures of incredible caves
Verizon = 3rd grade math idiots

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Interview with artist Gary Baseman

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

An excellent summary of the most recent results on climate change research at Nature (via boingboing)

Tuesday, February 03, 2009

50 remakes currently in production.
Buddy Holly passed away 50 years ago today (gmt+9)
The Impossible Project aims to bring back Polaroid instant film production, on a limited scale to serve the artistic, rather than mass market.

Impossible b.v. has been founded with the concrete aim to re-invent and re-start production of analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras. Therefore Impossible b.v. has acquired the complete film production equipment in Enschede (NL) from Polaroid, has signed a 10-year lease agreement on the factory building; and has engaged the most experienced team of Integral Film experts worldwide.
First the guest spot in Spider Man comics, now the Obama Action Figure
“You don’t have ‘best people’!” Mr. Stewart shouted. “You lost $27 billion! Do you live in Bizarro World?”
Wall St., A Financial Epithet, Stirs Outrage (nytimes)
Krugman on the same, also nytimes

Some great old Walt Kelly Pogo art over at the animation archive
Kanye West has an architectural design blog? wha?
Shepard Fairey and the art of appropriation
The Ultimate Hall of Shame
Apparently for those who willingly participated in the 8 year blood orgy, and are kinda proud of it.

Sunday, February 01, 2009

Vintage Telephone Ads