THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

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

 

Soccer Flash

David K. Israel

Okay guys, I'll admit it, I'm getting into the World Cup!

It all makes sense now

Mary

Research on birds has shown that female canaries are more devoted to their young when they hear Al Green -- er, a "sexy" male serenade prior to reproduction: Researchers discovered that

Your daily dose of deep thought...

Mary

... comes courtesy of the brilliant interactive public radio show Open Source, which is focusing today on a subject it knows all too well: The Limits of Crowds.

Will Smart Pills Soon Give us Critical Info from Inside the Body?

Will Pearson

LiveScience reports today on a Smart Pill in development that may be able to take various medical measurements inside the body and transmit those to a computer on the outside for analysis.

Grab a grappa

Mary

I'm always looking around for something interesting to drink (I think there's a word for that?), particularly in the hot, sticky summer when my beloved Highland Park scotch loses some of i

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