Believe it or not, this is NOT the same statue that this idiot constructed. His 26-foot tall statue, called Forever Marilyn, lowered Chicago’s already tawdry Michigan Mile for a summer. I appreciated his previous works which stood there—a three-dimensional rendition of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and then a metallic, wind-tormented King Lear—but despise the sensational […]Read More White Trash
Coudal Partners creates a short film for each of their Field Notes Colors releases. This season’s release, The Night Sky Edition, features a gorgeous black cover with different summer skies on each of the 3-pack. Well, let me just steal their copy because these are some of the best ad guys in the internet age […]Read More Field Notes: The Stars and Their Courses
From NPR and Robert Krulwich, I present: A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On EarthRead More Towels! In! Space!
This is my favorite Kickstarter ever. It’s going to end in 48 hours and I need it to reach its goal. Three guys, all of whom are charmingly terrible on camera, are trying to produce six mini comics. The name Mini Comics Included refers to the old-school marketing ploy of including a mini comic in […]Read More Mini Comics Kickstarter
I’m thrilled by the scientific capability. I have a problem with his answer to the final question, though. How can you argue to bring back species sent to extinction by the carelessness of humanity at the cost of other species? Isn’t that just exchanging one extinct species for another? Possibly more?Read More De-Extinction
First there was this video: Then the author of the video admitted it was fake. 100% Fake. As in: the entire video was computer animated. Here’s the Wired article.Read More UFO Over Santa Clarita
Remember Decay? It’s that zombie movie that was made by scientists at CERN (the Large Hadron Collider), remember? Sure you do. I wrote about an article that Wired wrote that was about that movie. I knew you remembered. Well, the movie was released yesterday. As promised, the whole movie is free for downloading, as well […]Read More Decay
The problem with this video: Is that it inspired this video: And when you hear them both, you can’t stop humming, “cooool ways to di-hie”Read More Requiem for a Meme