Sunday, May 19 » COLOURlovers :: Color Trends + Palettes
Sunday, May 19 » Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY
Sunday, May 19 » Subtle Patterns | Free textures for your next web project
Sunday, May 19 » Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds
Sunday, May 19 » Color Scheme Designer 3
Sunday, May 19 » kuler
Saturday, May 18 » Upload & Share PowerPoint presentations and documents
Saturday, May 18 » Zamzar - Free online file conversion
Saturday, May 18 » Smashing Magazine
Saturday, May 18 » Khan Academy
Friday, May 17 » Doodal
now you're doodling with portals
Friday, May 17 » Bret Victor on drawing dynamic visualizations
I really wish Bret would independently release some of his work as products
Friday, May 17 » David Chang cooks space food for Chris Hadfield
Momofuku's David Chang cooks up some gourmet space food for celeb astronaut Chris Hadfiel..
Friday, May 17 » 7min
dead simple timer for the Scientific 7-Minute Workout
Friday, May 17 » Welcome to Google Island
short fiction by Mat Honan, inspired by Larry Page's comments at I/O [ via ]
Friday, May 17 » Interview with a Metafilter troll, ten years later
randomly, I'd commented in his first post [ via ]
Friday, May 17 » Clipping Magic
remove backgrounds from a browser
Friday, May 17 » Mat Honan visits Google Island
After taking in a four-hour keynote at the Google I/O conference, Mat Honan is transporte..
Friday, May 17 » Daft Punk, Goat Lucky
Daft Punk + goats who yell like people = not the funniest thing you've seen in your life ..
Thursday, May 16 » All shootings aren't created equal?
American tragedies don't occur on the southside of Chicago or the New Orleans 9th Ward. T..
Thursday, May 16 » The three types of specialist
From a passage of Kurt Vonnegut's Bluebeard , the three types of specialists needed for t..
Thursday, May 16 » Meme star chart
From XKCD, a chart of the memes that various star systems are just hearing from the Earth..
Thursday, May 16 » Human embryos successfully cloned (sort of)
A group of researchers in Oregon have successfully cloned human embryos . No, really: The..
Thursday, May 16 » Nintendo claims ad revenue over fan-made YouTube videos
Minecraft was offered the same deal and turned it down
Thursday, May 16 » How index cards inspired Google's new UI design
it's all over the upcoming Maps redesign
Thursday, May 16 » Explore history through Google Maps
MyReadingMapped makes use of Google Maps & Google Earth to tell stories about history. Fo..
Thursday, May 16 » Google adds sending money to Gmail
no fee for Google Wallet funds or bank transfers, 2.9% for credit/debit
Wednesday, May 15 » Recurring Developments
visualization of Arrested Development in-jokes [ via ]
Wednesday, May 15 » List of NYC's outdoor summer movies
There are a lot of outdoor movies showing in NYC this summer: here's a listing of the wha..
Wednesday, May 15 » Kevin Poulsen on Aaron Swartz's StrongBox project
curious that it didn't launch with Wired first
Wednesday, May 15 » Strongbox
The New Yorker introduces their Strongbox , a way to anonymously send files to editors at..
Wednesday, May 15 » What radio broadcasts sounded like in 1939
The audio of a complete broadcast day from radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. The day..
Wednesday, May 15 » Updates on previous entries for May 14, 2013*
Angelina Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy orig. from May 14, 2013 * Q: Wha? A: Th..
Tuesday, May 14 » Social Roulette
1 in 6 chance of deleting your Facebook account and all posts
Tuesday, May 14 » The Atlantic on Chris Hadfield return from the ISS
his Space Oddity cover is just amazing
Tuesday, May 14 » Maddeningly simple game: Rebound
Two controls, one bouncing stick, uneven terrain that eventually falls out from under you..
Tuesday, May 14 » The Soviets cloned the Space Shuttle
How appropriate that at the height of the Cold War, in which the United States was attemp..
Tuesday, May 14 » Angelina Jolie had a preventive double mastectomy
In this morning's NY Times, Angelina Jolie writes about her decision to have a preventive..
Tuesday, May 14 » Updates on previous entries for May 13, 2013*
1927 color film of London orig. from May 13, 2013 * Q: Wha? A: These previously published..
Monday, May 13 » How Bing Crosby invented Silicon Valley, basically
The headline (How Bing Crosby and the Nazis Helped to Create Silicon Valley) glistens wit..
Monday, May 13 » The proof "from outer space"
In August of 2012, mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki posted a series of four papers online..
Monday, May 13 » 1927 color film of London
Claude Friese-Greene shot these scenes in color around London in 1927. (thx, rob) Update:..
Saturday, May 11 » GeoGuessr
teleport to a random place the Street View Car's been, and guess where you are
Friday, May 10 » Slow motion video of kids trying new foods
Perfect for a slow Friday afternoon. Have a good weekend everyone. Tags: food  ..
Friday, May 10 » The seven-minute workout
According to science, you can achieve the results of a long run and a visit to weight roo..
Friday, May 10 » The themes and techniques of Steven Spielberg
A nice short analysis by filmmaker Steven Benedict of the themes expressed and techniques..
Friday, May 10 » Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures is a documentary released in 2001 about Stanley Kubri..
Friday, May 10 » Time lapse satellite images, 1984-2012
Working with the USGS, NASA, and Time, Google has built a viewer for satellite image time..
Thursday, May 9 » Who is Kickstarter for?
$400k pledged to 2,200 other projects by the Veronica Mars/Zach Braff first-time backers &..
Thursday, May 9 » Life in space
The quick progress of the US space program in the 1960s and 70s and the science fiction o..
Thursday, May 9 » Hyperbole and a Half on depression, part two
19 months later, a followup to her last post
Thursday, May 9 » Protected bike lanes = good for business
Some interesting data about how protected bike lanes in NYC dramatically increased retail..
Thursday, May 9 » GeoGuessr
This is like CSI for geography dorks: you're plopped into a random location on Google Str..
Thursday, May 9 » It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's a bolide!
Since 861 AD, almost 35,000 meteorites were recorded hitting the Earth but only 1,045 wer..
Thursday, May 9 » Homemade inventions from China
This is amazing: Alan Taylor rounds up some homemade inventions from China , including DI..
Thursday, May 9 » Updates on previous entries for May 8, 2013*
Is this a photo of Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James? orig. from May 08, 2013 Unde..
Wednesday, May 8 » Riding an icebreaker
Marine scientist Cassandra Brooks narrates a time lapse video of her two-month journey on..
Wednesday, May 8 » Is this a photo of Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Jesse James?
This is purported to be a photo of (from l to r) Billy the Kid , Doc Holliday , Jesse Jam..
Wednesday, May 8 » Under pressure
Damn! Watch this railroad tanker car instantly implode: I couldn't find too much informat..
Wednesday, May 8 » US gun homicide rate down 49% over last 20 years
The national rates of gun violence and homicide in the US have fallen significantly in pa..
Wednesday, May 8 » How to prevent protests in China
Taking a page from Orwell, officials in Chengdu, China endeavored to prevent recent prote..
Wednesday, May 8 » Sandra Day O'Connor's Bush vs. Gore mistake
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor now admits that taking on the Bush vs Go..
Wednesday, May 8 » Pong in pure CSS3
Wednesday, May 8 » Upstream Color now on sale through VHX
only a month after the theatrical release
Tuesday, May 7 » Steven Soderbergh: The state of cinema
At the recent San Francisco Internation Film Festival, Steven Soderbergh gave a keynote a..
Tuesday, May 7 » The Humble Bundle Double Fine Bundle
ridiculously amazing deal, and a very creepy Tim Schafer video
Tuesday, May 7 » Return of the CSS Zen Garden
revived on its ten year anniversary
Tuesday, May 7 » Debunking criticism of NYC's bike-share program
NYC is set to introduce their bike-share program at the end of the month. I think it's a ..
Tuesday, May 7 » NYC's broken food cart system
Adam Davidson on the asinine and broken food truck/cart system in NYC . This short paragr..
Tuesday, May 7 » The NY Times' dumb anti-profanity policy
PepsiCo is dropping Lil Wayne as a Mountain Dew spokesman because of "vulgar lyrics" refe..
Monday, May 6 » How much would it cost to store every phone call in the USA?
Neil ran the numbers and guesses around 130 TB/day
Monday, May 6 » Guillotine simulator for Oculus Rift
are we in Black Mirror territory yet?
Monday, May 6 » How one EVE Online player nearly crashed the market with a single useless item
they're planning a TV series based on player stories
Monday, May 6 » Dan Kaminsky on Bitcoin
"It would take a massive, society-rending effort against general purpose computing to real..
Monday, May 6 » Quotes from Silk Road's anonymous founder
more communicative than Bitcoin's elusive creator
Monday, May 6 » Geometee
procedurally-generated t-shirt designs
Monday, May 6 » Spelunky Dance
an interpretive dance based on Spelunky, inspired by my tweet , with a cameo by Spelunky c..
Friday, May 3 » NYT Magazine profile on Y Combinator and demo day
funny that "organically" is a curse word in the valley
Friday, May 3 » Tender moments caught on Russian dashcams
patiently waiting for a compilation of interesting moments captured by Scoble's glasses &n..
Friday, May 3 » Jason Collins isn't the first openly gay male in pro sports
the story of baseball's Glenn Burke, who co-invented the high five