Comment is free: It was a wonderful headbutt

10/07/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : Comment is free: It was a wonderful headbutt - "A heartfelt appreciation of one of the finest headbutts ever thrown." A detailed review of Zidane's headbutt during the world cup final. [via#

on crypto systems from CTO PGP

10/07/2006 @ 23:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : on crypto systems from CTO PGP - Rebuttal of the theory that the government are mass-cracking encrypted data. "If you want to brute-force a key, it literally takes a planet-ful of computers... Now of course, there are other ways to break the system." [via#

AJAX Accessibility Overview

10/07/2006 @ 22:10 UTC

veen : AJAX Accessibility Overview - Best practices and current research at IBM.com

Vincent van Gogh painted turbulence quite accurately

10/07/2006 @ 22:08 UTC

jkottke : Vincent van Gogh painted turbulence quite accurately - Vincent van Gogh painted turbulence quite accurately. Mexican scientists "have found that the Dutch artist's works have a pattern of light and dark that closely follows the deep mathematical structure of turbulent flow".

What would I do different if I had to start my blog over? - Merlin Mann

10/07/2006 @ 21:10 UTC

merlinmann : What would I do different if I had to start my blog over? - Merlin Mann - Most good blogs are more than _just_ a blog, and I suppose I should have planned with that in mind.

Adam Carolla hangs up on Ann Coulter

10/07/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Jason Shellen : Adam Carolla hangs up on Ann Coulter - What millions would like the chance to do. That must have felt really, really good. #

jimray : Crooks and Liars » Adam Carolla hangs up on Coulter - This made my day

Jason Scott's awesome deathbed dream

10/07/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

Andy Baio : Jason Scott's awesome deathbed dream - hmm, I should get some of those kidney stones just to have dreams like this

deusx : ASCII by Jason Scott: Awesome - "But to Brain's likely great surprise, I did not die, but in fact woke up, enjoying the restful 3 hours of sleep I just got, amazed at what I'd just seen, and distracted, ever so much, from the horrible pain for a while."

JS Online:Radar image has some bugs in it, literally

10/07/2006 @ 21:09 UTC

deusx : JS Online:Radar image has some bugs in it, literally - "The bugs were so thick that they showed up as a rainstorm of mayflies on National Weather Service radar."

mayfly swarm - Google Image Search

10/07/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

deusx : mayfly swarm - Google Image Search - Includes weather radar images of Michigan, near where I grew up in Algonac.

Will Moore's Law slow down due to a lack of research funds?

10/07/2006 @ 21:08 UTC

jkottke : Will Moore's Law slow down due to a lack of research funds? - Will Moore's Law slow down due to a lack of research funds? I've wondered for awhile whether Moore's Law didn't have more to do with the economics of the semiconductor industry than with engineering limits.

Ruby Linguistics: A framework for playing with English in Ruby

10/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jimray : Ruby Linguistics: A framework for playing with English in Ruby - Linguistics built into a programming language! Useful? Maybe. Cool? Definitely.

Corriere della Sera - E l'incornata di Zizou diventa gioco

10/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

gleuschk : Corriere della Sera - E l'incornata di Zizou diventa gioco - headbutt Materazzi, lose the cup

Photographic recreation of George Seraut's painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande ...

10/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : Photographic recreation of George Seraut's painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte - Photographic recreation of George Seraut's painting, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte (see it larger). Seurat is one of my favorite painters, and it was a treat to see this painting in Chicago recently.

Andy Baio : Real-life version of George Seurat's “Sunday Afternoon" painting - it feels natural; even the dog cooperated  [via]

The front pages of some Italian and French newspapers on the day after the World Cup Final

10/07/2006 @ 19:08 UTC

jkottke : The front pages of some Italian and French newspapers on the day after the World Cup Final - The front pages of some Italian and French newspapers on the day after the World Cup Final.

The Blue People of Troublesome Creek

10/07/2006 @ 18:08 UTC

jkottke : The Blue People of Troublesome Creek - The Blue People of Troublesome Creek. Due to a rare blood disorder, "four of the seven Fugate children were born with bright blue skin that lasted their entire lives." "Over the years, the Fugates interbred repeatedly. Blue people proliferated." (More her

Threadless T-Shirts - sticks of SHAME

10/07/2006 @ 17:09 UTC

merlinmann : Threadless T-Shirts - sticks of SHAME - "I can't use chopsticks. Because of this, MY FACE BURNS WITH SHAME!!!...Can I please have a fork?" [via Jay Barnes]

Alexander Leon's official Mario Brothers Page

10/07/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

deusx : Alexander Leon's official Mario Brothers Page

G.O.P. Agenda in House Has Moderates Unhappy - New York Times

10/07/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

deusx : G.O.P. Agenda in House Has Moderates Unhappy - New York Times - "the leadership's new American Values Agenda, a list of initiatives heavy on ideological themes, seems short-sighted and ill-timed considering that few conservatives are at serious risk in November."

Interesting results when you take photos of moving objects with cameras that scan the scene one l...

10/07/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Interesting results when you take photos of moving objects with cameras that scan the scene one line at a time - Interesting results when you take photos of moving objects with cameras that scan the scene one line at a time. See more examples in the Scanner Photography Project galleries.

Zidane's agent says Zidane "told me Materazzi said something very serious to him but he wouldn't ...

10/07/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Zidane's agent says Zidane "told me Materazzi said something very serious to him but he wouldn't tell me what" - Zidane's agent says Zidane "told me Materazzi said something very serious to him but he wouldn't tell me what". "Zinedine didn't want to talk about it but it will all come out in the next week. He was very disappointed and sad. He didn't want it to end th

Zidane won the Golden Ball award, awarded by journalists to the best player of the tournament

10/07/2006 @ 17:08 UTC

jkottke : Zidane won the Golden Ball award, awarded by journalists to the best player of the tournament - Zidane won the Golden Ball award, awarded by journalists to the best player of the tournament. Most of the voting for the award came before halftime of the final. Miroslav Klose's five goals gave him the Golden Boot as the tournament's top scorer.

CNN.com - The end of cowboy diplomacy - Jul 9, 2006

10/07/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

deusx : CNN.com - The end of cowboy diplomacy - Jul 9, 2006 - "Around the world, both the U.S.'s friends and its adversaries are taking note -- and in many cases, taking advantage -- of the strains on the superpower."

Kawaii Not: the webcomic for cute gone bad!

10/07/2006 @ 16:08 UTC

deusx : Kawaii Not: the webcomic for cute gone bad! - San-X and Sanrio crossed with more wrongness than usual.

Study: the half-life of an online news item is 36 hours

10/07/2006 @ 15:08 UTC

jkottke : Study: the half-life of an online news item is 36 hours - Study: the half-life of an online news item is 36 hours.

The insanity of Insane Great Mac

10/07/2006 @ 14:08 UTC

Jon Hicks : The insanity of Insane Great Mac - Ian Betteridge on the Insanely Great kneejerk ‘Spyware’ accusation. It’s amazing how much this term gets banded about.

Pharyngula: The best Ann Coulter interview ever

10/07/2006 @ 13:08 UTC

deusx : Pharyngula: The best Ann Coulter interview ever - "I'm not a fan of Adam Corolla by any means, but he just had best interview with Coulter ever. This is a great tactic, and I hope more talk show people follow his example."

19 Rails Tricks Most Rails Coders Don't Know

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : 19 Rails Tricks Most Rails Coders Don't Know - As much for my own memory as yours, I thought I'd list down some Rails tricks and tips that can make your application or code more efficient

Hpricot, a fast and delightful HTML parser

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Hpricot, a fast and delightful HTML parser - Hpricot is a very flexible HTML parser, based on Tanaka Akira's HTree and John Resig's JQuery, but with the scanner recoded in C

jimray : Hpricot, a fast and delightful HTML parser

The B-List: JavaScript, ORM and "hiding SQL"

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : The B-List: JavaScript, ORM and "hiding SQL" - you’re a web developer and it’s your job to know this stuff, so learn it already

deusx : The B-List: JavaScript, ORM and "hiding SQL" - 'having ORM isn't "hiding SQL".'

Unit Testing Routes

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Unit Testing Routes - assert_routing "/#{model.id}", :action => 'show', :id => model.id, :nother => 'woohoo'

Pinstripe: So we were asked to sell the business.

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : Pinstripe: So we were asked to sell the business. - I knew it was going to be more money then the company were willing to pay

SteveC’s blog » Blog Archive » Techa Kucha Night, 25th July, London!

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : SteveC’s blog » Blog Archive » Techa Kucha Night, 25th July, London! - Pecha Kucha is a cool way of organising talks where each speaker is allowed 20 slides with 20 seconds per slide

My Oxymoronic Six Month Anniversary | Copyblogger

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Paul Hammond : My Oxymoronic Six Month Anniversary | Copyblogger - Often, the best way to say something is not grammatically correct, or linguistically correct, or even technically correct

Video: Mr. Yuk poison control commercial from 1971

10/07/2006 @ 11:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Video: Mr. Yuk poison control commercial from 1971 - terrifying young kids on Saturday mornings

Nelson Minar : Mr. Yuk is mean - Mr. Yuk is green (via Waxy)

DaimlerChrysler - Dr. Dieter Zetsche

10/07/2006 @ 07:08 UTC

Rod Begbie : DaimlerChrysler - Dr. Dieter Zetsche - Crikey! That splendidly-moustachioed fellow appearing in the DaimlerChrysler TV ads actually *is* the chairman of the board. I was sure he was an actor. #

Treo 700p - kGTD, etc.? - 43 Folders Board

10/07/2006 @ 06:08 UTC

merlinmann : Treo 700p - kGTD, etc.? - 43 Folders Board - Help a brother out -- how do we feel about the Treo 700p? Particularly for doing kGTD?

World Cup dive stats

10/07/2006 @ 05:12 UTC

Nelson Minar : World Cup dive stats - Dives, tantrums, etc

Materazzi fouls

10/07/2006 @ 05:12 UTC

Nelson Minar : Materazzi fouls - Zidane's victim plays rough, too

Zidane footwork

10/07/2006 @ 05:11 UTC

Nelson Minar : Zidane footwork - Highlight clips

TheOpenCD

10/07/2006 @ 05:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : TheOpenCD - TheOpenCD: open source software for windows on a single convenient cd

52 Reviews » Getting Things Done, Resource Edition

10/07/2006 @ 04:08 UTC

merlinmann : 52 Reviews » Getting Things Done, Resource Edition - "I am going to write about all the additional resources there are on the web to make your GTD implementation better."

Top Ten Tax Deductions for Landlords

10/07/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Top Ten Tax Deductions for Landlords - Top Ten Tax Deductions for Landlords: a good article from Nolo.com about what is and is not deductible on your taxes if you rent property to someone

Discover the West on thePacific Crest Trail

10/07/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : Discover the West on thePacific Crest Trail - Discover the West on thePacific Crest Trail: "From desert to glacier-flanked mountain, meadow to forest, the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) symbolizes everything there is to love - and protect - in the Western United States. Join us as we celebrate, enjoy

R.C. Herrera

10/07/2006 @ 03:08 UTC

Jeremy Zawodny : R.C. Herrera - R.C. Herrera: Nevada Realtor

Working ornithopter

10/07/2006 @ 01:09 UTC

Nelson Minar : Working ornithopter - Flap flap flap

What Is a Wiki (and How to Use One for Your Projects)

10/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Simon Willison : What Is a Wiki (and How to Use One for Your Projects) - Smart wiki tips from the authors of Mind Hacks.

Profanity Adventures

10/07/2006 @ 01:08 UTC

Andy Baio : Profanity Adventures - profanity recognition in Spectrum 48k adventure games; worth it just for vintage screen grabs  [via]

Rod Begbie : Profanity Adventures - "A nostalgic look at what used to happen when you tried typing swear words into text adventures". Missing are those text adventures that swore *at* you, when you typed in the names of rival games companies, magazines that had given them bad reviews, etc. [via#

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