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  • February 24, 2014
    This is a shot from Sesame Street Fighter, an HTML5 game you can play in a browser window right HERE. Which character you choose determines the difficulty setting, and have to quickly type the words that show up on screen to attack your opponent and win. The game engine isn't... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2014
    This is the essay on Niels Bohr that 3rd period physics student Sairam Gudiseva turned into his teacher. As you can see highlighted in yellow unless you have absolutely no idea what the hell is going on here, Sairam managed to include the lyrics to Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna G... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is a Doctor Who infographic showing the first and last lines of each Doctor. It was an interesting read. Plus way shorter than the book my book club chose, so if you want to get together over a beer later and talk about these we could do that. Or just stare lovingly int... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    Science. Science is the word of the year. How did they choose it? I'm not sure, but probably not out of a hat like my parents named me (my name is L/XL, Made In Indonesia). ...by figuring out which of their most popular words experienced the biggest spike in lookups this ... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    As a sign that God is clearly ready to abandon us to focus his efforts on another inhabited planet (I'm assuming he was smart enough to not put all his eggs in one basket), the Oxford Online Dictionary has announced its latest 65 additions to this embarrassment we call the Engl... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2013
    This is the graph created by Burr Settles (links to his website with way more details) using Twitter data to determine which terms are used more often around the words 'geek' and 'nerd'. Hey, I'm just happy to see 'boobies' made the list. Personally, I'm a pretty serious boob... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2013
    This is the entirety of The Hobbit printed out on a single page as a decorative poster. It's available from Spineless Classics, and they have a ton of other single page book posters available too if Hobbits aren't your thing. The Secret Garden? Yep. Harry Potter And The Phi... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    This is the BFS-Auto, a robotic book digitizer that can flip and scan over 250 pages in high definition in under a minute. For reference, I can read about a page every two minutes. "And how much of that is page is picture?" About half. Or its the first page of a new chapter... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2012
    This is the crocheted Dwarf helmet and beard made by DeviantARTist SadDaysCrochet (similar in fashion to these ones we saw before). Crocheted is a weird looking word, isn't it? I had to double and triple check to make sure I wasn't saying crotched. Because a crotched helmet ... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2012
    'GIF' (graphic interchange format) was officially named the US word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary, while Britain's was 'omnishambles'. Both are terrible decisions and I demand a recount. RECOUNT OR I'M MOVING TO CANADA. "Do it." MAYBE I WILL. "Do it." MAYBE I WILL... / Continue →