August 11, 2005
August 12, 2005
I had heard about Supersize Me, and completely disagreed with Mr Spurlock's conclusions.
He inspired this woman to try out a fast-food diet for herself, on which she lost 37 lbs.
These cases only add further credence to my conclusion about eating: don't be an idiot.
Jason posts 50 things to do with your iPod, including putting them in hoodies, dress them up as breath-mints, and bludgeoning someone to death.
There should also be a list of things not to do.
Your worm has to escape from the dots. (hint: the walls wrap around, just like PacMan)
hat-tip: MeFi, who wonder who writes the blurbs for these games.
Game time started
The Original Dint, the Presbyterian Church, it's all discussed in Star Wars: Backstroke of the West. Er, that's Revenge of the Sith, dubbed into Chinese, with English sub-titles translated back from Chinese.
(hat-tip: Daniel Drezner)
August 13, 2005
You know those weirdos with rugs made of human hair? Ick! It's so much easier to use the fur from your dog.
August 17, 2005
The ultimate in green furniture.
See previous origami art here.
August 19, 2005
August 23, 2005
Disguising your Dog
Does your apartment restrict what breeds of dog you can have? Fear not. With this handy kit, you can disguise your Doberman as a poodle.
And the results of the pregnancy test is…
August 25, 2005
… with a LASER-guided slingshot. I'm still not sure why the domain is called that, but it does inspire some uses.
(hat-tip: Dave Barry)
Pictures of airbrushed celebrities (some pics may be NSFW). Compare to the original to see how they really look.
Here's what's weird: sure, all the pictures have the lighting and color adjusted. But then look at the face and body. The men are hardly touched at all, whereas the women are heavily modified. Perfection or perversion?
Previous touchups here.
August 26, 2005
French scientists Basile Audoly and Sébastien Neukirch explain why, when you try to snap it, spaghetti breaks into multiple fragments. They have movies shot with high-speed cameras, and everything. Take that, Feynman!
(hat/tip: The Economist)
Peter Klausler used some genetic algorithms to design an efficient keyboard for the English language. Efficient, but ugly.
August 31, 2005
NASSA and the Blackstronauts
Watch The Old Negro Space Program, a film not by Ken Burns.
(Caution: some profanity about half-way into the video)