LESS ROCK MORE TALK
Mar 2, 2000
|Borges is not Tulse Luper. Borges was Borges. Tulse Luper is Tulse Luper, or maybe Peter Greenaway, or maybe paul.m. And these may be his
to Conspiracy by penth
|The European Southern Observatory operates various Very Large Telescopes to produce images rivalling those of HST. Look at the dust-lane detail in this shot of the Sombrero Galaxy to see what I mean.|
to Science by obvious
|TheBrain is a goovy piece of software that attempts to help you index things like bookmarks, files, and other electonic content more along the lines of how you think.
to Computing by dnm
|halfbakery: it's not just a good idea, it's also some bad ones.|
to Web by dnm
Mar 1, 2000
was the first arcade game to use voice synthesis, although
which came out a year later, is often mistakenly named as the pioneer.
Also of note, the painfully difficult
(1983) was the first to use digitized speech samples.
to Games by riotnrrd
|"These ingenious plastic molds make perfectly round snowballs to stack in beautiful designs or decorate a snowman-and, of course, to throw." Wow - Martha Stewart can take the fun out of almost anything.
to Commerce by birgitte
|One of the most common arguments against environmental protection is that the associated costs will be prohibitive. Well, the Green Scissors Campaign has published a list of 77 environmentally harmful government subsidies, the cutting of which would save the US government $50 billion.
to Politics by keith
|Maybe my father was right: pregnancy is a disease.
to Health by imploded
Feb 29, 2000
|Freenet is like Blacknet, only without the threatening sneer on its face.|
to Internet by arkuat
|A collection of websites for journalists, this may contain links to every data source I will ever need.|
to Reference by mpc
|This couple has too much money, too many cars, and too many cats. At least they have places to put it all. |
to Wackos by rsf
|One person gives us both a goth website prototype and a shiny happy people website prototype.|
to Culture by djinn
|You step in the stream / But the water has moved on / This page is not here
to Web by monde
|Elements of Phyle is a handy guide to proper grammar, spelling, and style for writing X-Files fan fiction.|
to Literature by keith
|Celebrate leap day by reading about the
longest sanctioned basketball game ever which took place on leap day, 1964.|
to Sports by keith
|Don't go anywhere that's hot and sticky without wearing an electronic dragonfly on your wrist.|
to Gadgets by monde
Feb 28, 2000
|It's a bit late for me to post my memorial for the amazing writer Martin Kellman (and sending him mail isn't going to do much), who died this past September, but he deserves it. There isn't much about him on the web; I only found the article for The Motley Fool which got him a citation as an Economics Professor even though he taught English at Bloomfield College...at least the article is amusing.
to Books by djinn
|Send digital voodoo curses to friends and enemies alike. Pinstruck is a modestly beautiful webtoy created by Steem.com (who's corporate site is a work of art). |
to Internet by cricket
|If you're angry at Amazon.com (and other bozos) for their policy on software patents, sign the petition. |
to Commerce by reid
|If your huge investment in cassette tapes is holding you back from the MP3 revolution,
Rome MP3 has the answer for you.
to Music by caviar
|The acronymer generates a disturbingly realistic name for any random acronym you care to throw in. Helps to explain what PCMCIA really means.
to Humor by mpc
|Liebography, the "Drunken Cliff's Notes of History" is a show that slanders famous people and pass the savings on to you. If you're lucky enough to live in NYC or San Francisco, tune in to their disturbing cable access television shows, and if not, several shows are downloadable in RealMedia format.|
to Media by joshua
|It's amazing the big-ticket goods that can change hands. For example, I found Executive Controller -- a company that brokers the sale of most any sort of aircraft. For instance, you too can own a 777, or pick up a 747 for those times when you need all the extra legroom. You could settle for a 727, and spend the extra cash on destroying another generation.|
to Commerce by imploded
Feb 27, 2000
|Here's how unprofitable Amazon.com
is. Jeff Bezos'
Amazon "member page" has a
picture of him as Austin Powers. And where is this
picture hosted? Why, on a
GeoCities account. Makes you wonder, doesn't it?|
to Internet by tregoweth
|EarthStation1 is small "internet
media museum," i.e. a big collection of funny or
interesting mp3s and wav files, cross-indexed by subject.
to Internet by riotnrrd
Feb 26, 2000
|It's been eight years since their last album, but The Sisters of Mercy are still around with a seriously deranged website. Ask their drum machine a question, find out how to blow off music critics, and the all-important list of women they'd like to sleep with.|
to Music by nyarl
|A nice scholarly resource on the Bible's creation and history, the Reading The Old Testament site is a
huge repository of text analyses, and pretty pictures.
to Religion by mpc
Feb 25, 2000
|Enjoy it until they fix it: go to wb.com's
of contents and scroll down to the entry for
to Humor by tregoweth
|Hey, you want really old electrical equipment? Try Minneapolis' Bakken Museum, which has electrical devices used for medical purposes going back to the 18th century.|
to Science by larrybob
|Mike's Electric Stuff
contains pictures and descriptions of obsolete
to Science by riotnrrd
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