They're made out of Meat, by Hugo and Nebula Winner Terry...
A humorous short story by Terry Bisson that was nominated for the 1991 Nebula award.
Answering your hypothetical questions with physics, every Tuesday.
El Patrón de los Números Primos: Prime Number Patterns...
Animated Factorization Diagrams - Data Pointed
Drones toss and catch inverted pendulum
The Ten Moments In Radiohead Songs Which Give You Goosebumps...
Last week we asked readers to name , that sliver in a song - a key change, drum solo, scream or howl - that gives you the shivers. The science behind chills in music is fascinating. "Frisson" as it is officially called, is caused by a flood of dopami...
Space and the Y Axis
In the Star Trek universe, when one space faring race encounters another they always have at least one thing in common. Both their ships are oriented the same way vis a vis up/down. But space has no objective up/down axis. Nonetheless, every time the...
I Want To Be Your Cat
Low Level Bit Hacks You Absolutely Must Know
I decided to write an article about a thing that is second nature to embedded systems programmers - low level bit hacks. Bit hacks are ingenious little programming tricks that manipulate integers in a smart and efficient manner. Instead of performing...
RICHARD FEYNMAN: The universe in a glass
The Hacker Crackdown
E-mails from an Asshole
Shit! The website is fucked up. Try again later.
Thermal Physics Jokes
For example, a dessert served and eaten at near 0 degrees C (32.2 deg. F) will in a short time be raised to the normal body temperature of 37 degrees C (98.6 deg. F). For each gram of dessert eaten, that process takes approximately 37 calories as st...
A delicious mix of technology and sweets
Futuristic technology has come to sweets.
25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen
My top 25 favorite, relatively unknown movies of all time. Some highlights include Midnight in Paris, Sin Nombre, The Fountain, Waking Life, Garden State, Boogie Nights and Rubber. Posts some of your favorites in the comments; I will add the top 5 su...
Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived
An ode to the father of the electric age.
Stumblers Who Like The magic button — Make Everything...
The magic button — Make Everything OK
webMathematica Explorations: Random Bicycle Tracks
If you came across a set of bicycle tracks in the mud, could you determine which way the bicycle was going simply by examining the tracks? Sherlock Holmes goofed with this problem. More explanation is below.
Abstract Algebra - Free Harvard Courses
Algebra is the language of modern mathematics. This course introduces students to that language through a study of groups, group actions, vector spaces, linear algebra, and the theory of fields.
DMOZ - Computers: Programming: Languages
The Relativity of Wrong by Isaac Asimov
by Isaac Asimov
Create A Conspiracy
The Best Hacking Tutorial Sites - Learn Legal Hacking
Finding high quality hacking or cracking tutorials can be hard. If you want to find the best legal hacking sites then read on for our comprehensive run-down of free hacking tutorials. I'll tell you where new crackers should go to learn the tricks of ...
At the right moment - part 5 (16 pictures)
Cool and funny photos taken at the right moment from the right angle.
World's funniest joke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...
The is a term used by of the in 2002 to summarize one of the results of his . For his experiment, named , he created a website where people could rate and submit jokes. Purposes of the research included discovering the joke that had the widest app...
K-MODDL > Tutorials > Reuleaux Triangle
What is this triangle?
Time Well Spent | Futility Closet
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
JAMES FACE - OLI + ALEX
I LIKE GOING ONTO MY FRIENDS FACEBOOK PAGE, TAKING PHOTOS OF HIM, CHANGING HIS FACE SLIGHTLY THEN PUTTING THEM BACK UP ON FACEBOOK. HE DOESN'T LIKE ME DOING THIS.
This example is taken from the book .
Top Ten Films 1930-2011
Notable Shorts: None Most Overrated: BIUTIFUL (Iñárritu) Honorable Mentions: THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (Herzog); EXTRACT (Judge) Notable Shorts: LUST FOR LIFE (Brown & Chappell); PHANTOMS OF NABUA (Weerasethakul) Honorable Me...
Disappointment I Can Relate To
Cuddling? Isn't there an app for that?
Exciting Links for Boring Days
(found by J-Roen) (found by )
10 Best Ad Campaigns "Life's too short for the wrong job"...
Funny photos, videos, awesome art and design. Plus other cool and weird internet humor. Always SFW.
Tom Mabe Pranks A Telemarketer
This has to be one of the funniest prank calls ever! Just see for yourself!
Weierstrass functions are famous for being continuous everywhere, but differentiable "nowhere". Here is an example of one:
Real Life Version of Up
Une belle initiative par la chaîne National Geographic avec ce concept de reconstitution de la maison du film Up (La Haut) des studios Pixar. Un lancement
How To Cut A Glass Bottle Using A String
see also this home made hexabot robot who cutting 3d face http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1539673/hexapod_robot_cnc_router_cutting_3d_face/ ...
All sizes | Mythical Creatures
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you...
Imagining the Tenth Dimension - A Book by Rob Bryanton
Imagining the Tenth Dimension, a new way of thinking about time, space, and string theory, a book by Rob Bryanton
Jem Melts Rock Using Sunshine - Bang Goes The Theory
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bang Follow Bang on Twitter @bbcbang and #bbcbang. Jem Stansfield travels to the Solar Furnace Research Facility in Southern France. He ...
Piano stairs - TheFunTheory.com - Rolighetsteorin.se
Follow us on http://www.facebook.com/thefuntheory We believe that the easiest way to change people's behaviour for the better is by making it fun to do. We c...
6174 (number) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Spaghetti by PES
Written and Directed by PES. Follow PES on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theartistknownasPES *2009 Sundance Film Festival Winner *TIME Magazine voted #2 ...
Things People Said: Courtroom Quotations
The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity.