THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Oh, come on

Mary

I adore SEED magazine, but this headline is just waaaay out of bounds for an article that doesn't actually show any hoo-has: PLANTS GO TOPLESS Despite the lamentable lack of nudity, the art

World Cup Stats

David K. Israel

Now that the US is out of the World Cup, the US viewing results are in. While I didn't find these numbers shocking, I was kind of surprised by the last two points.

Retro Is In Again

David K. Israel

Today I saw a guy running past my house and I literally did a double-take. One of those cartoony ones. Why?

Stranger and stranger

Mary

Last week I was all about David Sedaris; this week it's his sister Amy, whose home decor ("a collection of plaster meats, a few stuffed squirrels, books on skin disorders") was recently

Warren Buffett's $31 Billion Gift

Will Pearson

 

Want someone to be honest? Tape eyeballs all around them.

Will Pearson

 

Great Feets

Mangesh Hattikudur

Continuing on today's trend of posting on all things Pimp, I found these amazing sneakers on the Dada site, via PopGadget.

You know it's hard out there for a pimp

Mangesh Hattikudur

According to CNN (your daily source for pimp and ho news), Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is trying to put the squeeze on the sex trade by getting the IRS involved.

Did You Know Your Cell is Also a Parking Meter?

Will Pearson

Or at least it's about to be. Vancouver is in the process of becoming the first city to enable drivers to make meter payments via cell phone.

Get Smart

David K. Israel

According an article in today's New York Times, the Smart car, which we've all marvelled at on our trips across the pond, may be coming to a dealership near you as soon as 2008!

Somebody call God, 'cause he's missing an angel!

Mary

Will, Mangesh, David, John, AJ, Greg: I'm sure all of you are respectful, polite, gentle souls who would never dream of undressing a female stranger with your eyes while making strange hissy/ki

You Read My Mind

David K. Israel

If scientists at the University of Cambridge are on the right path, your facial expressions will soon help a computer decide when to sell you a new product over the Internet.

Republicans < Palpatine < Jesus?

Mary

The Chronicle of Higher Ed doesn't publish all its material online, but when it does, it chooses doozies like this: Jesus is Not a Republican ...

Junetwentyseventh

Mary

Okay, it doesn't have the same ring as "Juneteenth," but today is also a little-known holiday commemorating the freedom of black people historically oppressed by white people, the ind

Crazy "Chameleon" Snake

Will Pearson

 

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