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Post Secret
categories: Art, Crazy, Funny, Pics

PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail-in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard.

The MegaPenny Project
categories: Geeky, Pics

Have you ever wondered what a stack of one million pennies looks like? How about a trillion? Or maybe one quadrillion? Perhaps a quintillion? Did you even know there was such a number as one quintillion? I didn’t. This site is all sorts of useful.

After Image Optical Illusion
categories: Geeky, Pics

Another optical illusion. Stare at the cross in the center of the circle and try not to move your eyes off of it. Eventually the outer circles should appear to fade or disappear entirely.

The funniest Family Guy joke
categories: Funny, Music

Peter sings Cleveland a song to comfort him after his wife had an affair and subsequently left him.

Fractal Bush Robot (no, not George Bush)
categories: Geeky

This is what a real robot looks like. The pioneering roboticist Hans Moravec first described the idea in the late 80’s. This abstract summarizes the concept, math and geometry of a “bush robot”. Such a robot could perform tricks like surgery without incisions, act like a lens, project holograms, and of course, embody a human mind with plenty of CPU & RAM left over to carry out its unimaginable posthuman agenda.

Scary Robot
categories: Crazy, Funny, Geeky, Pics

Is it me, or are humanoid robots just plain creepy? Here we see Honda’s ASIMO menacing a small child. She did nothing to deserve this treatment, and the thing can climb stairs! Why do engineers insist on designing them this way?

Emotion as Promotion: A Book of Thirst
categories: Art, Crazy, Funny, Pics

What is pop culture but consumer culture? We all know that coolness is just conservatism dressed in black, but at least its dressed in black! I am continually amazed at what “the future” looks like. continue reading… »

Newsmap
categories: Art, Geeky

Newsmap is a Flash application that visually reflects the constantly changing landscape of the Google News news aggregator. Its objective is to demonstrate visually the relationships between data and the unseen patterns in news media.

Whole latte love
categories: Geeky

Far too much information about coffee & espresso machines.

Spam Shirt, we luv you
categories: Art, Funny

Graphic design elitism at its best. The site lets you preview what your shirt will look like before you buy. The sheer simplicity. 55 characters allowed, all of which will be placed in all-caps Helvetica 48pt left-justified on a shirt of your color choice. continue reading… »

Crazy Cubicle Man
categories: Funny, Pics

A funny little animated gif of a guy smashing himself to bits and pieces at his computer.

Moving Beans that Aren’t Moving Optical Illusion
categories: Geeky, Pics

Now officially available: the illusion that made baby jesus cry. Those bean-like things are moving so much I want to slap them, but they’re actually not moving at all. Seriously.

Cyborg Name Generator
categories: Geeky

We are the Digital Youth Optimized for Gratification. How appropriate.

Worst President
categories: Funny

The first result when doing a Google search for ‘worst president’ is a link to the biography of George Bush from the official White House web site. Here in the blue states we call that “IRONY”.