Posts Tagged: morning coffee
WFMU’s best show takes you through the darker side of power pop (mp3).
The always reliable New Scientist has a handy list of tricks for alien trackers.
Check out this little dude, made entirely through friction....more
Scientifically speaking, we are all really boring.
I don’t really understand how this works at all, but the code organ is a mighty fine way to kill some time.
Diary Type is here to supply you with your weekly dose of font porn....more
Start your weekend off with some fine Victorian era photographs of Japan.
The Guardian UK takes a look at unreliable narrators.
Jeez, stop talking about the upcoming 2010 Shanghai World Expo, move on man, 2012′s will be way radder.
Long story short, everything in your house is trying to kill you....more
Robert Voit’s new trees.
If I understand this correctly, prosecutors are charging half eaten hamburgers with murder (note: this is a gross misread of this story)....more
Evidently there is some sort of sporting event going on right now. Here are some commemorative stamps.
The prehistoric, possibly dinosaur eating, armored devil toad....more
David Maisel’s epic aerial-photography (is good).
NPR wants to convince you that you should be into macaroons. I’m willing to listen.
Seed Magazine on bee’s past, present, and questionable future.
Totally bad-ass green design: futuristic urban farm!...more
Some fun news for you this President’s Day: 38 percent of the world’s surface is in danger of desertification!
The entire coast of California in aerial photographs.
I am only linking to this because it contains my favorite word.
Wayne Levin’s underwater photography is fully sweet....more
The sorts of things people try to smuggle.
I would be pretty happy if these air cruise ships become a reality sooner rather than later (I have a lot to do later you know?)
Now you can give SETI’s search for aliens the once-over....more
Clothing for the discerning clergyman.
Sometimes people are really into typefaces but also have too much free time; those people do things like this.
Hella sweet pictures of astronauts and such (warning: french text).
The BBC is going to talk to you about plankton for a little while....more
The Hubble has detected an alien spacecraft (or just a comet or something, whatever).
“Don’t you ever link to anything nonscience related?” Here are some pictures of a frozen house in Detroit....more
I really just want to use the phrase “acoustic wind pavilion.”
A look at a few of the 180,000 pictures from the Magnum photo archives.
A look into the Swedish Pavilion at this year’s Shanghai World Expo (I heart world expos, or any expos really.)
David Blaine talks to TED about holding your breath....more
The Context Project is seeking to blur the line between industrial design and fine art. It is also totally rad.
Yesterday marked the 31st anniversary of the first robot homicide and the 50th of bubble wrap. So watch out I guess....more
Wired on why mold is as efficient as Japanese urban planners.
Instead of changing the electoral college or senate systems, let’s just remake the states!
Look, everyone, I’m really sorry but I can’t not link to this cat with cat-shaped spots....more
Dinosaur comics reminds us that there are still reasons to be excited.
Here is that info on exciting new Chinese infrastructure architecture you were asking about.
Crazy-gorgeous-washed-out-Spanish-photography of the day.
The actual use of a 60 second earthquake warning system is questionable, but none the less....more
These appeal to me on at least three levels: 1980′s subway photography.
“The primary goal is to change the attitude towards living on a houseboat.”
Seed Magazine on the relationship between Science Fiction and Science....more
Tomorrow, we’ve been told, will be another day as well.
Richard Nixon as art critic.
Christophe Gilbert’s photo-manipulations are pretty rad indeed.
Can doctors use your eyes to determine if you have Alzheimer’s? (spoiler alert: maybe!)...more