Experience Recorder →
Only a concept design at this stage, but this has all the makings of pre-Shriekyware: -photo via yankodesign.com The experience recorder fits on the hand and records not only photos, but…
In Response →
- photo via mocoloco.com Jen Merrill uses a scalpel to carve out hand-painted, three-dimensional depictions of anatomically inspired pieces. Merrill combines colour, linen thread and paper…
University of Oregon T-shirt →
The shirt may say “University of Oregon,” but that is not the Pacific Ocean behind me. That is Lake Michigan, and those are in fact surfers. In Wisconsin. Find out how they got there…
I’m hungry and nothing in the house sounds good.
To dude @ Annona Bistro: colonge is an accent, not the whole effing language.
I want to enjoy the day outside w/her. Force @duve to go outside!
NYT boss told to submit to deposition in Trump... →
Philadelphia Inquirer The New York Supreme Court says New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. must submit to a deposition in Donald Trump’s defamation lawsuit against author and Times…
Farmer’s Pet →
This inflatable sculpture by Joshua Allen Harris is just amazing, both in it’s simplicity and it’s effect. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ik3rIUccSY via Laughing Squid
James Powderly speaks to Rocketboom about his... →
James Powderly speaks to Rocketboom about his detention in Beijing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZct0nwyoIg Previously: GRL’s Powderly held in Beijing for attempting to scrawl…
: http://ownyourfailure.com. This fascinates me cuz it merges politics w/PostSecret
I hope @lillitot is chasing this dragon at Burning Man http://tinyurl.com/6fg8je And not, y’know, that other dragon.
I’ve OD’d on political punditry, pedantry and pedagoguery for one day. Also, OD’d on the letter “P.”
Get Off Your But T-shirt →
I bought this shirt at a rummage sale in suburban Washington D.C. They told me when I bought it that it was the theme shirt to a mission trip to South Africa. They were…
SocialGO - Social Network Maker →
Something to keep in mind. In case, y’know, I end up getting employed.
Fire Hydrant Art →
Fire hydrant art, via inventorspot.com.
Asian journalists blast Kathie Lee Gifford's... →
Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) AAJA says it’s difficult to believe in this day and age that “Today” host Kathie Lee Gifford would tell a story using a mock…
PBS gets many pats on the back for its DNC... →
PBS.org “I too, applaud PBS’s decision to give its viewers a nightly full dose of the event,” writes ombudsman Michael Getler. “After the pats on the back [from viewers]…
Additional items for August 29, 2008 →
> Financial setbacks force Daily Orange to eliminate Friday paper > Ex-Cedar Rapids editor Bowden joins Iowa Board of Medicine > St. Pete Times reporter French to teach at Indiana University …
Paraphrase from CNN: The reason women liked Hillary Clinton is because she was a qualified woman. You just can’t switch skirts or pantsuits
VAN HAGAR!!! You go, Repubs!
Who knew Tina Fey was such a conservative?
Where are citizen journalists when you need them? →
New York Times Magazine There was a suicide in Virginia Heffernan’s Brooklyn neighborhood recently and nobody blogged about the death — at least to Heffernan’s satisfaction. When she told…
WSJ posts excerpt of Sept. 6 mag piece on Palin →
Wall Street Journal In it, John McCain’s running mate discusses her unusual workout and fitness routine. (“My family and I eat a healthy diet heavy in wild Alaskan seafood, moose, caribou and…
Harley Davidson Milwaukee, WI T-shirt →
It’s been a very strange news year in Wisconsin. There was the Brett Favre retirement tear-jerker and subsequent un-retirement debacle. There was the Bronz Fonz controversy and…
NBC News: Will Portland, Maine soon be without a... →
NBC News Brian Williams says “there are real concerns the Portland Press Herald might not be around much longer … another victim of the web and our changing times.” Watch Janet Shamlian’s…
Three South Florida papers to share editorial... →
Miami Herald | Romenesko Memos McClatchy’s Miami Herald, Tribune’s Sun-Sentinel and Cox’s Palm Beach Post announced content-sharing plans that will involve exchanging basic news stories. The…
Today’s WTF: A Cat with Wings →
Quick calendar check; ‘nup, not April 1st. So, this is real, yeah? From the DailyMail: This mischievous cat has obviously spent too much time chasing birds; he’s grown a pair of furry…
Wave Bridge →
Photo via deputy-dog.com. Thanks to LBA for the tip!
Death special: How does it feel to die? -... →
This is a story I read last year, and it popped up again online. Saving it for a rainy day. Thanks, Warren.
Self-assembling robots will rescue survivors from... →
And from the UK, here are swarm robots: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkvpEfAPXn4 Via makezine.com. See Also: freaky self-reassembling robots
Apples and Oranges →
Photo via nextnature.net.
The Ubiquitous Mr. Firefox →
Ubiquity is a new web-enhancement from Mozilla that attempts to make interacting with the internet language-based experience complete with user implemented live mashups and semantic browsing….
ZIGGURAT: Dubai Carbon Neutral Pyramid →
- photo via inhatitat.com Using off the grid power, coupled with a public transportation system that makes excellent use of the city’s layout, the silver pyramid’s designs were patented…
I hate biding my time.
One step closer. I hope.
Sometimes, I think political analysts really just want a Yo Momma contest to break out between the candidates.
Stevie Wonder after Michelle and now James Brown … who will be the Fleetwood Mac for ‘08?
Obama will ride into Denver on the back of an ass over a carpet of palm fronds put there by the DNC. And he’ll cure some lepers on the way.
Don’t get me wrong. I like Obama, but I shudder when I see those teary-eyed spectators who think he’s a political savior. He’s just a man.
Doktor Sleepless #8 out this week →
Concluding the first volume no less! Which means the first trade has time-jumped from the Future to the NearFuture. And because I live in the future, I will be reading this in two hours….
Bolt’s 100M record breaks expected statistical... →
The Olympics are over! But they are not gone yet; it is now time for the post-analysis; in particular of Usain Bolt’s incredible new world record. From Wired.com: As astonishing as…
See the ReWalk exoskeleton in action →
We have mentioned the ReWalk exoskeleton before, but they have only now released a video of it in action. As you can see, it significantly restores mobility: …
Going Down →
From Now To Eternity →
Photo via core77.com.
Cree’s SAM vehicle →
Well, we might not have President Schwarzenegger just yet, but the world of Demolition Man is a little bit closer now, thanks to Cree’s SAM vehicle: a Swiss award-winning and patented…
Oddly, things are following in place. Waiting for Earth to open up and swallow me now.
Just saw a Tom Waits video on Great American Country. God’s away on business indeed.
CCTV swastika graffiti →
photo by Gruntzooki on the streets of London (of course).