Monday, December 29, 2003

musicbOOm:

"In concomitanza con il restyling del proprio sito, il webmagazine MusicbOOm presenta Let it bOOm, compilation disponibile in free download composta da brani dei Beatles eseguiti da un'ottima rappresentanza della musica indipendente italiana."
1960's trouser ads:

"'The Gamete Slack has a teflon-lined 450MHz PowerPC G4 processor with Velocity Engine and 1MB of backside level 2 cache.' "

Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Neuroscience for Kids - Brain Alphabet:

"Each letter is a close-up of gyri (bumps) and sulci (grooves) found on the surface of the human brain."

Wednesday, December 10, 2003

only to ten, mudhead ... : "BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq (news - web sites)'s Health Ministry has ordered a halt to a count of civilians killed during the war and told its statistics department not to release figures compiled so far, the official who oversaw the count told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "

Tuesday, December 09, 2003

stuff breaking in slo-mo

In Japanese - click on the links, then select the .wmv files from the index. The first one ("A...-1...") looks like soap and/or a candy bar.

Thursday, December 04, 2003

mr bling.com: "Our business philosophy is simple: To provide our customers with the best product made by our expert gold teeth makers."
Teacher sues over limits on history curriculum:

"A seventh-grade social studies teacher in Presque Isle who said he was barred from teaching about non-Christian civilizations has sued his school district, claiming it violated his First Amendment right of free expression."

Wednesday, December 03, 2003

Visual Poetry:

"Poetry is supposed to project images in your mind. VisualPoetry translates any text into a series of images by looking up the words on Google image search and projecting the most relevant results as a slide show."
Strindberg + helium

Best thing ever.

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

Stendahl's syndrome:

"Italian psychiatrist Dr. Graziella Magherini noticed tourists in Florence were experiencing ``anything from temporary panic attacks to bouts of outright madness.''

She dubbed the condition Stendhal's syndrome, which is defined by wordspy as ``dizziness, panic, paranoia, or madness caused by viewing certain artistic or historical artifacts or by trying to see too many such artifacts in too short a time.''"