Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Bookmarks for August 15th through September 7th:
Monday, June 21, 2010
Bookmarks for May 20th through June 21st:
- 80 Photographies de Tokyo en HDR | Geekiz Magazine –
- BBC Radio Four: The Infinite Monkey Cage | See Further Festival 2010 – "Brian Cox and comedian Robin Ince are joined by special guests Jonathan Ross and renowned graphic novelist Alan Moore to explore the world of science and science fiction"
- Observations: Why so many artists have lazy eyes, and other things art can teach us about the brain – "The advent of three-D movies and TV, however, has left many people squinting in vain. Some 10 percent of all people do not have stereopsis (depth perception), resulting from misalignment of the eyes or focusing trouble, and has trouble seeing depth in three-dimensional movies, art and even, often, physical surroundings. "
- Tarvuism – The official international internet website for the Tarvuist faith –
- The Wild And Wonderful Whites of West Virginia – "Shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing , drug dealing, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing – what do these all have in common? These are just a few of the parts of being a member of the Wild and Wonderful White Family."
- diaspora – "the privacy aware, personally controlled, do-it-all distributed open source social network"
- BBC News – ‘Artificial life’ breakthrough announced by scientists – "We don't know how these organisms will behave in the environment."
- New UK govt to curb CCTV, scrap ID cards, help open source – Interesting…
- JCVI: Research / Projects / First Self-Replicating Synthetic Bacterial Cell / Overview – "Now, this scientific team headed by Drs. Craig Venter, Hamilton Smith and Clyde Hutchison have achieved the final step in their quest to create the first synthetic bacterial cell."
- Quantum teleportation achieved over ten miles of free space –
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Bookmarks for July 8th through September 11th:
Friday, May 8, 2009
Delicious bookmarks for April 23rd through May 8th:
- Possible site of free will found in brain – life – 07 May 2009 – New Scientist – "When a neurosurgeon electrically jolted this region in patients undergoing surgery, they felt a desire to, say, wiggle their finger, roll their tongue or move a limb. Stronger electrical pulses convinced patients they had actually performed these movements, although their bodies remained motionless."
- NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ENIGMA – "Eduardo Kac, Natural History of the Enigma, transgenic flower with artist's own DNA expressed in the red veins, 2003/2008."
- Lost in Space | Articles | Features | Fortean Times UK – "What really happened to Russia's missing cosmonauts? An incredible tale of space hacking, espionage and death in the lonely reaches of space."
- POLAROID KIDD at NEEDLES+PENS – "Mike Brodie aka 'The Polaroid Kidd' is a somewhat accidental documentary photographer. By photographing his friends, their homes, and lifestyles, Brodie has captured a marginalized segment of the American population that's not so prevalent in main stream society. His haunting photos of hobos, punks, and squatters criss-crossing the country in boxcars are reminiscent of Horace Bristol's Grapes of Wrath era pics that captured migrant workers on their way to California ….except now with facial tattoos. "
- Gliese 581d – Waterworld – "The planet is likely to have a makeup similar to Neptune or Uranus, which are dominated by ices of water, ammonia and methane. In the warmth of the habitable zone, these substances should form a sea thousands of kilometres deep"
Monday, February 9, 2009
Delicious bookmarks for January 23rd through February 9th:
- Digital Overload Is Frying Our Brains | Wired Science from Wired.com – "Dark ages are times of forgetting, when the advancements of the past are underutilized. If we forget how to use our powers of deep focus, we'll depend more on black-and-white thinking, on surface ideas, on surface relationships. That breeds a tremendous potential for tyranny and misunderstanding. The possibility of an attention-deficient future society is very sobering. "
- Bloop – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – "According to scientists who have studied the phenomenon it matches the audio profile of a living creature but there is no known animal that could have produced the sound. If it is an animal, it would have to be, reportedly, much larger than even a Blue Whale, the largest known animal on the earth."
- Readers build vivid mental simulations of narrative situations, brain scans suggest – "Readers understand a story by simulating the events in the story world and updating their simulation when features of that world change."
- Thought proving charity art exhibition at the Sutton Poyntz waterworks. (From Dorset Echo) –
- Doll Fabbed From Living Cells: Science Fiction in the News – "A tiny doll made of living cells was fabricated by researchers at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Industrial Science. The intent was to demonstrate the possibility of making three-dimensional biological structures, like human organs"
Thursday, August 21, 2008
Delicious bookmarks for August 6th through August 21st:
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Delicious bookmarks for May 19th through May 27th:
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Delicious bookmarks for March 31st through April 21st: