January 16, 2007


Encyclopedia Brown, as updated for the Web 2.0 world: Wikipedia Brown in The Case of the Captured Koala.

Random aside: I thought I recognized the name Simon Baron-Cohen. Well, it turns out that he was one of the people who developed the Sex ID test for the BBC. The .ac in the URL — Ascension Island, a British dependency — is what triggered the memory.

Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe

In response to the infamous rumor, Neiman Marcus has gone ahead and developed an actual cookie recipe. I haven't tried it yet, but it looks intriguing.

January 22, 2007

Anything for Science

These guys do a bunch of demonstrations and recreations (e.g., the Cheney shotgun experiment). (hat-tip: Marginal Revolution.)