Gulf oil disaster: Pensacola Beach (click to see... →
I do love the fail whale, though, and it amuses me to see respectable tech...– 10 Questions on Poets & Technology – Dave Bonta « Very Like A Whale
John Hancock’s signature was already considerable when he signed the Declaration...– LITTLE-KNOWN FACTS ABOUT THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. « Dr. Boli’s Celebrated Magazine.
It used to be that I was limited by coming up with names; naming projects is...– -= (take 8 (phil-hagelberg)) =-
It has been well established by ornithologists that barn swallows do not build...– UNEXPLAINED PHENOMENA. « Dr. Boli’s Celebrated Magazine.
CriticalPast.com: Search over 57000 videos and 7... →
E. however claims, with some truth I think, that uneducated people are often...– 24.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
Last night an air raid warning about 1 a.m. It was a false alarm as regards...– 25.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
With mingled admiration and horror, I heard a door-to-door selling expert...– Enterprise 2.0 Blog » Blog Archive » Diffusecasting: The New Model for Mass Influence
About an hour after my wife left, a woman entered my house by the front door....– THE SINGULAR ASPECT. « Dr. Boli’s Celebrated Magazine. I rather wish this really were a mystery story.
Ever finished a job that, give or take vacations, sick time, and minor...– That empty feeling - Charlie’s Diary
It’s common to think of polka as very silly and old-fashioned music for...– Siris: Sex and the Conventions of Youth
According to R.H., a woman who rented an island in the Hebrides on order to...– 20.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
A thought occurred to me yesterday: how is it that England, with one of the...– 20.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
I’m sorry to say it gang, but probably none of us will ever make it to...– Dear Hollywood, you absolutely suck at making Weird Westerns
The SCP Foundation →
dailymeh: Various agencies from around the world operate to maintain human independence from extra-terrestrial, extra-dimensional, and extra-universal threat. In the past humankind has been at the whim of these bizarre artifacts and similar phenomena, but we have now reached a point in history where we can begin to control and contain these defiances of natural law. I just spent way too much...
Euphues Redivivus | Odd Books →
Aldous Huxley on Amanda Ros, possibly the worst writer ever.
Ros is evidently a genius. She was described by Northrop Frye as a writer with a...– Varieties of Unreligious Experience: Amanda Ros: pathological diabetic
Connections within, and walls around, are characteristic features of an emerging...– The Missing Folkways of Globalization
ENF relies on frequency variations in the electricity supplied by the National...– Met lab claims ‘biggest breakthrough since Watergate’ • The Register
It is impossible even yet to decide what to do in the case of German conquest of...– 16.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
The French have surrendered. This could be foreseen from last night’s broadcast...– 17.6.40 « THE ORWELL PRIZE
Japanese shodo, he explains, has “at least 10,000 letters. Now you find Arabic...– Saudi Aramco World : Shodo ‘Arabi
For centuries, educated Japanese have been taught the traditions of calligraphy...– Saudi Aramco World : Shodo ‘Arabi
POWrightinthecooz comments on pick a bad photo,... →
The image I have is of hackers encamped just outside a stone gate, carefully but...– Mob Software
Today, almost every business and human pursuit is built on computing and digital...– Mob Software
The real problem with modular parts is that we took a good idea—modularity—and...– Mob Software
Until recently, the model of software creation and use held that programmers put...– Mob Software
Between order and chaos, interesting and unexpected combinations come about and...– Mob Software
23 Things Not To Write In An E-mail : NPR →
tiffehr: One search [for recurring keywords drawn from Lehman Brother’s e-mail trail] in particular targeted a bunch of words and phrases that anybody might use in an incriminating e-mail. They are: … stupid huge mistake big mistake dumb can’t believe cannot believe serious trouble big trouble unsalvageable shocked speechless too late uncomfortable not comfortable I don’t think we...
U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in... →
So-called “seedless” watermelons are deseeded in sweatshops throughout the...– DR. BOLI’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MISINFORMATION. « Dr. Boli’s Celebrated Magazine.
Ahmadenijad is fundamentally linked to the Basij, and the Basij are a national...– pseudotype comments on Young Iranian Protester - Shot By Basij [WARNING GRUESOME]
Ancient Resource: Ancient Coins and Artifacts for... →
The mistake that many supporters of the Bolsheviks made was to think that once...– n+1: Internet as Social Movement
Book-length literature is the product of certain historical conditions, of a...– n+1: Internet as Social Movement
Webism was born as a technophilic left-wing splinter movement in the late 1960s,...– n+1: Internet as Social Movement
Over the past five years the great American public has blogged and Tweeted and...– n+1: Internet as Social Movement