Morning Cup of Links: Biomimicry

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Academic Earth has thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. This is like attending Ivy League classes without that annoying tuition. (via Metafilter)
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Oliver Sacks talks about losing his sight and the hallucinations left behind. If I ever go blind, I hope I get the kind in which people wear funny hats.
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20 "Trials of the Century" of the 20th Century. Because "Trial of the Decade" probably wouldn't sell as many newspapers. (via Neatorama)
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Top 10 Moments Caught on Google Maps Street View. The ridiculous little slices of life that will go down in infamy. (via Gorilla Mask)
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The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry, or human technologies inspired by nature. After all, there is no better designer than Mother Nature.
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This cat insists on the best seat in the house. Especially when he's not in the house.
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Why is space dark? Aren't you glad someone else asks the dumb questions and manages to get an answer?

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February 5, 2009 - 11:15pm
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