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Martin Tithonium

Shared Posts from 18 August to 31 August

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Pundit Kitchen: Lol News and Lol Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden and more - Vladurday: I only need one pencil - I only need one pencil to kill you but two is more fun… (Vladimir Putin) Picture by: dunno source. Caption by: dunno source via Our LOL Builder » Recaption This » See All Captions
MAKE Magazine - And I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords - David over at Boing-Boing spotted this jaw-dropping video of an experimental robot arm doing things that scare the bejeesus out of me. David writes: Researchers from the Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory at the University of Tokyo presented this incredibl[...]
MAKE Magazine - Shattering door by Leandro Erlich - Shattering door by Leandro Erlich... Read more | Permalink | Comments | Read more articles in Arts | Digg this!
The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) - Snow Leopard: The new one gigabyte, now slimmer than before - Shared by Marty Yes, great, cave to the lies of the hard drive industry. Filed under: Hardware, Snow LeopardWe've gotten more than a few emails over the past 24 hours ruminating over how Snow Leopard has changed the way that file and drive sizes a[...]
Hack a Day - Tradewars 2002 lives - Are you growing tired of playing all those high-framerate first person shooters? Perhaps you long for the days of blocky graphics and text-based play. You're in luck because Tradewars 2002 is still around. Many of you will remember this 1980's BBS ba[...]
MAKE Magazine - Hydroponic ferris wheel - I'm no expert on plant nutrition or hydroponics, so I can't vouch for the effectiveness of this idea or of the particular system, but aesthetically I really like these rotating hydroponic gardens with the plants growing inward. The idea is to minimi[...]
Boing Boing - Depression as a pro-survival adaptation that solves hard problems - In Scientific American, Paul W. Andrews and J. Anderson Thomson, Jr. sum up a paper they've recently published in Psychological Review that argues for depression as a pro-survival adaptation that allows for a kind of intense, isolated problem-solvin[...]
Samurai Knitter - The most surreal experience of my life. - Or perhaps just the most fucked up. I'm still debating. So this morning, I go over to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the Faraway Branch, to get a new driver's license. I knew going in it would be a long and bothersome experience, because I'd let[...]
Download Squad - Woofer's 1400-character minimum makes Twitter look puny - Filed under: Blogging, Web services, Humor, Microblogging You've met microblogging before. Twitter's the most famous example, with its 140-character maximum. Well, get ready to meet macroblogging. A new service called Woofer boasts a massive 1400-ch[...]
Boing Boing - Visualizing up to ten dimensions - Bowloftoast sez, "This is a short animation that takes the viewer through a progressive description of all (and all possible) dimensions, up to and including the 10th. It is an elegant introduction to the fundamentals of string theory and a mind-blow[...]
MAKE Magazine - LEGO playsets that never were... DUNE - Tell me of your homeworld Usul, LEGO sets that never were but should have been... DUNE @ Brickself... Read more | Permalink | Comments | Read more articles in LEGO | Digg this!

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