Saturday, April 30, 2005

Transition Rig

A brilliant new sail design. article, profile and photos of it in action on a windsurfer.

Friday, April 29, 2005

BME - Brano Meres

An excellent bamboo framed bike. The original carbon fibre.

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Heaneyland!: I predict a riot

"The first such warning I remember seeing was on the back of Elvis Costello's 'The Delivery Man'. Elvis clearly wasn't pleased about it being there, adding this disclaimer above it: 'This artist does not endorse the following warning. The FBI doesn't have his home phone number and he hopes that they don't have yours.'

Dimensioning the Dimension - The Daily WTF

How I explained REST to my wife...

Monday, April 25, 2005

Sunday, April 24, 2005

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Webjay - "Getting high on words" by bricolage

Some great audio files on this list. In particular, the following two are required listening: Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan and Richard Feynman on the nature of vision.

Friday, April 15, 2005

Acoustic Radar.

This is awesome. How planes were located before radar.

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Our Orlando Vacation: Day 3 "The Happiest Place on Earth" - a photoset on Flickr

Looks best as a slideshow.

National Day of Reason

On the 5th May, as a counter-point to the National Day of Prayer, which is funded by the US government!

Sunday, April 10, 2005

Postal Experiments

Some guidelines on what can and can't be posted. Discovered empirically of course.

Project Foil

A prank that covers everything...

Merging Google maps and Craigslist

Very cool.

Corporate Fallout Detector

A barcode scanner that converts information on corporate responsibility, actions and ownership into "Geiger counter"-clicks.

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

A real life mech!

Wired News: What a Little Moon Dust Can Do

"Moon dust is much more jagged than dust on Earth because there's no water or wind on the moon to toss it around and grind down its edges."

Wired News: Windmills in the Sky

"Wind energy in the jet stream can reach 100 times the average amount of solar energy on the surface of the Earth per unit area."

Saturday, April 02, 2005