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Girls of Engineering – Sexy & Smart or Just Plain Stupid?

March 4th, 2007 · No Comments

The girls of engineering calendar was produced with current and past engineering students from the University of Illinois posing in ridiculous poses – none of which are really nude, but all of which are supposed to be sexy.

You can buy the calendar for only $12.95 – I am wondering who’d want to. You can also [...]

Tags: art · education · routine-order · technology

That Multipointed Web 2.0 Badge Thingy Has a Name!

February 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

You know what I am talking about… If you don’t, here are some prime examples:

You know how difficult it is to search for something when you don’t know what it is called, but you can describe it. I am talking about google here – it is impossible to end up with the right results if [...]

Tags: art · technology

Glen Murphy’s Projects

February 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Stumbling upon Glen Murphy’s Projects is like finding a treasure trove of ideas that are complete and yet can be expanded a lot further!

Check out Sproutliner – a web-based outliner made in the finest tradition, then check out his timeline tool. When you are done, marvel at the ingenuity behind trip. Absolutely amazing! Have to [...]

Tags: art · technology

The Brain Says the Coke Ad Was the Best

February 5th, 2007 · No Comments

FKF Applied Research, with the help of UCLA’s Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, said that Coca-Cola’s “Video Game” ad–a 60-second animated spot that promotes random acts of kindness–scored this year because it elicited the most positive emotions in subjects’ brains.
From news.com.com

Interesting research – they monitor brain activity to see which ads elicit the most “positive” [...]

Tags: art · science

Windows Vista Wallpaper Images

January 31st, 2007 · 5 Comments

The Old New Thing : Where did the Windows Vista wallpaper images come from? – Interesting story about where the Windows Vista wallpaper images come from. Some came from Flickr users!

“So, how would you like one of your photos included among the default wallpapers in Windows Vista?” The Flickr artists were excited to be a [...]

Tags: art · technology

Breast Art: Boob Paintings (SFW)

January 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Breastpals.com is Angel Tolentino’s effort to fund Breast Cancer Charities. The paintings are mediocre until you realize they have been painted with 34B brushes!

In December 1995, I was looking for creative Christmas gifts for my friends. One day I was watching my sister Lyn use sponges to paint on canvas. I thought, “I wonder if [...]

Tags: art

How to Create Hand Shadows on a Wall

January 21st, 2007 · No Comments

Hand Shadows by Henry Bursill is a Project Gutenberg book that is short and sweet. I remember the contests me and my cousins used to have late in the night, between the ghost stories to create the most terrifying shadows. There was a scary spider a cousin used to throw – unfortunately that is not [...]

Tags: art · living

Art Garfunkel’s Reading/Music Lists

January 20th, 2007 · No Comments

I stumbled upon Art Garfunkel(of Simon and Garfunkel fame)’s Reading List and Music List.
The Reading List is amazing, containing each and every book he has ever read since 1970!!!

His fourth alltime favorite song is his own song, the Bridge Over Troubled Waters.
There was a time in my life when I wouldn’t sleep without listening to [...]

Tags: art · books · lists · music

Dark Side…

January 8th, 2007 · No Comments

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The Pleasure of a Long Hunt

January 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Through Anil Dash, I ended up on this post at sylloge.com about a John Adams quote, the original version of which seems to be:
The science of government it is my duty to study, more than all other sciences; the arts of legislation and administration and negotiation ought to take the place of, indeed exclude, in [...]

Tags: art · books · education