Prototype Plenoptic Camera – you can set the focus after taking the picture!
What do you get when you cross a 1988 Mac SE with a 1923 Underwood typewriter? The ElectriClerk
Now I’ve seen everything… geometry of Genesis 1. I suspect maths can go too far in looking at certain things.
[kottke] Ah, innovation: Top 10 Songs That Rhyme “Bacardi” with “Party”
Movie: Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride
Visually excellent, this kids movie (it’s a musical, of sorts) has some quite scary moments for small children, but tells a compelling story. A little too short, perhaps. Christopher Lee is excellent. Watch on DVD, I think, though, on the big screen, some of the words were hard to pick, and it would be good to be able to rewind some bits and watch them more carefully.
[coudal] origin of the the wire coat hanger
How political correctness and cultural changes have influenced Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever,1963 and 1991.
Talk about cashing in on your mistakes: the man who was sacked the US government’s emergency response to Hurricane Katrina – Michael Brown – to start consulting business – on emergency planning.