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Monthly Archives: February 2007

Running the Numbers

Running the Numbers is a compelling gallery of images focused on the intersection of art and statistics.

Lost Cities

Photos of ancient, abandoned cities. And the Fabulous Ruins of Detroit.

Norton Antivirus 2007

I decided to ditch this repugnant program from my computer entirely today, despite having some 240 days left to my subscription. It just wasn’t worth hvaing my system slowed down and I’m sick to death of hearing my hard drive churn under its burden. Norton Antivirus has become a bloated piece of crap and I […]

Extreme Eating

Every eaten 2,000 calories in a single meal item? You will. Elvis would be at home in today’s climate of gigantic calorie meals. If you don’t know the story of the Fool’s Gold Loaf, a sandwich consisting of peanut butter, jelly, and a POUND of bacon.

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time starts early this year (and in subsequent years.) Spring ahead, fall back, but exactly when: March 11th to be precise. Learn about the hows and whys of this strange invention.


Ian is a weirdo, but a helpful one. He provides a myriad of ways to lace and tie your shoes.

Ride Accidents

After reading this site, I can safely say that I won’t be rushing out anytime soon to ride any carnival rides. Fairground Accidents apparently abound and the sense of danger is all too justified. Sadly, the victims are often children. It takes a grim type of person to pull together this kind of information.  I […]

Molecular Gastronomy, Part II

While I’m at it, I might as well point you to two very interesting molecular gastronomy source. The first is a collaborative recipe wiki, the FoodHacking wiki (nascent, but looks promising.) The second is a very nice set of resource links to various sites on the subject of molecular gastronomy, it’s practicioners, etc. Molecular Gastronomy […]

Albert Adria vs. the frat-boys

FLAMING JELLO SHOTS!!!! (stupidity, or molecular gastronomy?)

Fun with Javascript

Go to an image-heavy website, clear the address par and paste the following into the address bar and watch the magic: javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3=1.6; y3=.24;x4=300; y4=200;x5=300; y5=200; DI=document.images; DIL=DI.length;function A(){for(i=0;i-DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style;DIS.position=’absolute’;DIS.left=Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5;*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5}R++}setInterval(‘A()’,5);void(0)