Tuesday, June 30, 2009

06.21.09: Salt Lake City — Religion is the Best Science Fiction

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David Byrne is simply amazing. He always writes about something that’s seriously interesting. This time about nu-school religions (Mormons and Scientology) and also about Utah….

Madoff 150 v

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Madoffista tulee maailman vanhin mies, jos hän kävelee ulos linnasta saatuaan megametrikakun tänään. Madoff tuomittiin 150 vuodeksi linnaan. Amerikassa kaikki on aika suureellista, 150 vuotta 71…

Monday, June 29, 2009

Portraits of praxis

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Food, Inc.

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Someone is hardcore hating us, human beings.

Has anyone seen this movie?

Speaking of Walkmen

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The BBC Magazine had 13-year-old Scott Campbell swap his iPod for a Walkman for one week:

It took me three days to figure out that there was another side to the tape. That was not the only naive…

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Soviet Radio Telescopes

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Old Russian radars in Latvia

Somewhere between Ventspils and Kolka cape in Latvia (ex-Soviet country) is located two radio telescopes (also known as “zvjozdachka” - the star), that in those days were one of most secret…

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Remembering Michael

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I’m still at a loss for words, so I’ll just send you here. Rest in Peace.

Michael Jackson’s Patent for ‘Anti-Gravity’ Shoes

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Unbeige:

That’s right, intellectual property fans, Jackson is listed as the first of three inventors on United States Patent 5,255,452, granted in 1993 for a “method and means for creating…

kettu kettula kettu kettunen

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Otettu Kassarilla n. klo 22.00.


Eilen Jutta oli kassarilla makoilemassa omissa ajatuksissaan, kunnes havahtui siihen, että tämä sama kettu kosketti hänen jalkapohjaansa. Ihmiset…

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Väärät GPS-koordinaatit tuhosivat talon

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purettu_talo


Tässä jälleen yksi mainio esimerkki siitä, kuinka sokea teknologiaan luottaminen voi johtaa katastrofaalisiin seurauksiin. Viime maanantaina Georgian osavaltiossa, Carrol Countyssä…

American Artifact, a Documentary on the Rise of American Rock Poster Art

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Merle Becker interviewed rock poster artists around the country who are part of the rising “rock poster art movement” for his new documentary “American…

Monday, June 15, 2009

The Aral Sea [updated]

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Aral Sea, Russia

The Aral Sea was once one of the largest seas of the continent. It was fed up by two powerful rivers that were later turned away by the decision of Soviet authorities. They started using water…

LED bottle wall

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Via Create Digital Motion, this awesome LED bottle wall by Alex Beim:


An illuminated bottle wall. There is a LED controllable light behind each bottle that is controlled from an on…

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Working on It

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Over the past two years, posts on this blog have slowed to just a trickle, and a number of TextMate users have asked about TextMate’s status, or publicly worried about its future. This blog post,…

Friday, June 12, 2009

Thursday, June 11, 2009

06.10.09: High Lines and Black Metal

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Walked along the just opened, not quite finished High Line elevated park last night after taking my daughter and her pals to a birthday dinner. It’s extraordinary… postmodern zen… the feeling…

Aikainen aamu

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Eilinen illallinen venyi myöhäiseksi, mutta ei se mitään. Meillä oli hyvät keskustelut. Paikalla 13 EU-ulkoministeriä.


Aikainen aamuherätys tuntui raskaalta. Lähdimme Tukholmasta kohti Arlandan…

Monday, June 8, 2009

science: A spectacular video of a “Full Earth-rise” shot in HD...

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A spectacular video of a “Full Earth-rise” shot in HD...




science:

A spectacular video of a “Full Earth-rise” shot in HD from the Kaguya lunar orbiter. The lack of typical atmospheric distortions we’re used to make the video seem surreal….

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Joystiq on Scribblenauts

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Sounds like an incredible game for the DS:

The premise of the game is simple — you play as Maxwell, who must solve various puzzles to obtain Starites spread across 220 different levels. To…

Friday, June 5, 2009

fabulously cool: iFixit's teardown platform

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This is fabulously cool: iFixit has built a teardown platform. I’ve used the site many times to take apart Mac’s I’ve needed to fix. But those instructions were iFixit prepared. They’ve now…

Monday, June 1, 2009

Karneval der Kulturen

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Kuten helluntaisin tapana on, juhlittiin viikonloppua ja vielä maanantaitakin Karneval der Kulturen -tapahtuman merkeissä. Neljän päivän ajan festivaalialueella (joka kätevästi sijaitsi…