Archive for June, 2008

links for 2008-06-19

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Cancer patient recovers after injection of immune cells Reaping the benefits of cellular cloning! (tags: science medicine) Spore Creature Creator - Free Trial Spore, the long-awaited game from the SimCity creators in which you evolve and develop your own creatures from cellular organisms all the way to intelligent space-exploring beings, is offering a free ...

links for 2008-06-18

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

I thought *I* had shipping problems I recently had some shipping problems with Amazon Prime. But this seems a bit worse! (tags: yikes) YouTube - Dance Off with the Star Wars Stars 2008 Be sure to watch Vader's performance at the end (tags: funny)

links for 2008-06-16

Monday, June 16th, 2008

TED video: Funny and moving story of a brain researcher's insight into her own debilitating stroke. "Oh my God, I'm having a stroke! I'm having a stroke! But then my brain was saying to me, 'WOW, this is cool!'" (tags: science medicine) Excellent new photo of the Phoenix lander digging away ...

links for 2008-06-15

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Cool swarm visualization video of Eclipse IDE commit history During software development, programmers post (or commit) their changes to a centralized repository. This video brings the history of those commits to life. (Credit: Ryan) (tags: software development visualization)

links for 2008-06-12

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

"The road was closed while the Hartford Police Department's bomb squad came and blew up the chicken." (tags: funny news) "The discreet, sanitary solution for your urgent relief." (tags: funny wtf)

links for 2008-06-11

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Roman numerals FTW (thanks, Chris) (tags: funny math) Incredible photos of Earth, from above. AMAZING set of photos of Earth taken from orbit. When can I check in to the orbiting hotel?!? (tags: space photography)

links for 2008-06-10

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

VERY bad for business. "In 2001, Nicholas smoked so much marijuana during a flight on a private jet between Orange County and Las Vegas that the pilot had to put on an oxygen mask, the indictment states…" (tags: tech business crime) "I'm innocent. But I'll show you where the body is if ...

links for 2008-06-08

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Elephant beetles live up to their name. (tags: bugs) Um... really? "Services Overview: We have set up a system to send documents by the email, to the addresses you provide, 6 days after the 'Rapture' of the Church. This occurs when 3 of our 5 team members scattered around the U.S fail to ...

links for 2008-06-07

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Epsilon - Very cool Portal-like puzzle game (in Flash) Thanks, Ryan S, for finding this addicting puzzle game. (tags: games puzzles) This is only funny if you do web development. (tags: web funny) Wow. It really *IS* possible to make TV commercials MORE annoying. (tags: tv) Cardboard Tron A scene from Tron done in cardboard. VERY ...

links for 2008-06-06

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Microsoft's Live Maps - Bird's Eye view of the Mill Mountain Star in Roanoke I'm surprised by how useful Microsoft's mapping tool is. The bird's eye view is an extremely handy way to visualize maps. Check out Vegas: http://xrl.us/bmjr6 (tags: maps web) Some new Wall*E tidbits A new character teaser video, and ...