→ Beautiful photo essay of Hubble’s top 10 discoveries – Courtesy of National Geographic via kottke
→ Evilness afoot: RIAA extorting copyright infringers! – And those bastards at Comcast are with them hand-in-hand!
→ 2005 Lollapalooza lineup – Walkmen, Arcade Fire, Pixies, Dinosaur Jr. …Weezer, all in Chicago!
→ Mac users: Tired of Microsoft’s shitty Media Player? Play WMV files in Quicktime! – Haven’t tried it yet, but man I hope it works well
→ Details of new Broken Social Scene album (3 albums?) – “Raw fucking puke and love”, my god, yes.
→ The most obscenely detailed iTunes hackery I’ve ever read – Puts me to complete shame!
→ Your tax dollars at work: An Idaho Bill to celebrate Napoleon Dynamite – I shit you not: “WHEREAS, tater tots figure prominently in this film thus promoting Idaho’s most famous export.”
→ Will Toby, The Cutest Bunny In The World die on June 30th? Only you have the power to stop this. – So very, very
→ Purgation ends! OS X 10.4 due on April 29!
→ One-time Michigan quarterback Tom Brady and Beck on SNL? – Daddy like.
→ Sufjan Stevens’ Illinois album tracklist revealed – I shit you not, Track 2 is named: The Black Hawk War, or, How to Demolish an Entire Civilization and Still Feel Good About Yourself in the Morning, or, We Apologize for the Inconvenience But You’re Going to Have to Leave Now, or, “I have fought the Big Knives and will continue to fight them until they are off our lands!”
→ Yes yes yes! 25 Memories from Sesame Street – Teeny Little Super Guy judo chop!
→ Paint me silly: Zeldman has a blog!
→ Stick it to the image hot-linkers with style and guile
→ The best gets better: NetNewsWire up to 2.0b37 – Nearing completion, outstanding number of polishing touches, synching and tag feeds!
→ Cheery video of the tear gassing administered to students at MSU after their loss in the Final Four – I haven’t heard any reports of students being destructive, but I sure have heard of 60+ arrests and, of course, these videos.
→ Presidential Commission finds that US intelligence was “dead wrong” about Iraq before the war – This news, this news, it shocks me! Startling! Unexpected! Soul robbing!
→ The Safari-extending Saft now lets you reorder Safari’s tabs – If only they were the native tabs in Adium…
→ Stuff like this makes me want to see Sin City all the more – Here kid, have a trailer.
→ Celebrate the vibrant return of the world’s most hideous automobile!
→ Solid writeup from Wired about today’s hearing in the P2P case – Along with an article about the campers outside, including nickd.
→ My pal nickd is at the Supreme Court and is blogging the events as the unfold in the landmark Grokster v. RIAA case – It’s honestly not an understatement to say that file-sharing as we know it today hangs in the balance.
→ Polycarbonate is nice and all but, make that iBook fuzzy!
→ The true story of the Sosumi sound in System 7 – Turns out it is a taunt to Apple Records afterall!
→ T.Rex found with soft tissues after 70,000,000 years! – Free registration here.
→ Gallery of transparent desktop pictures – Very cool effect, must try
→ UK nut installs his own art in New York museums – Two of the four pieces are still up!
→ Scientists finalizing equation that links metabolism and body mass across all species – Among many other physical qualities, it seems.
→ Wired on The Decemberists and BitTorrent
→ 20% of Windows iPod users bought a Mac in the last year – 43% say they’re thinking about switching in the future – outstanding!
→ Useful, attractive, feature complete: GoogleX – Google meets OS X’s Dock
→ Jeremy Bogan, server admin extraordinaire, and his absurdly awesome arcade cabinet – I’ve been following the progress on this for the last year, very interesting read.
→ Tarantino to release Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair as one movie in US theaters in the next few months
→ MC COPULATION – There’s not a lot I can say to explain the infinite awesomeness here. Please try to understand.
→ Links (torrents mostly) for the new Star Wars Episode III trailer – Dare I say it? This actually looks good.
→ Not sure how I missed this but, Nokia and Volkswagon in bed over bluetooth cellphone-car integration. – As a user of both of these companies’ products: Hell yes, bring it on.
→ Pacho, the animal rights crusadin’, television starlet Colombian donkey is freed from jail, no longer a suspect in a traffic accident.
→ Apple joins Blu-Ray Disc Association Board – 25GB per disc, mm mm mm.
→ Every Calvin & Hobbes ever, ordered by date
→ To apply this G5 clock hack or not? – I must say, white blïnkenlights would look damn awesome.
→ Using the new motion sensor in the latest Powerbooks for computer control – Rock left, previous song, rock right, next song. Brilliant.
→ Flirting via iTunes music sharing
→ Masochist listens to Abba’s Dancing Queen for an entire roadtrip, videotapes insanity – He made it a lot farther than I would’ve. I would’ve crossed the median and plowed into a semi after listen 3 or 4.
→ The ancient Kris Kross site is absolutely priceless – Be sure to read their words of wisdom on mackin’.
→ Microsoft demystifies the scary world of “leet speak” 4 j00!!#^& – w00t, now I know what all the /<ewl kidz |2 saying
→ Escher’s “Relativity” done with Lego’s
→ The official opt-out page for all those free credit mailings everyone gets – It’s completely legit, they offer a permanent opt-out and the trees will love you for it.
→ The relation between Fight Club and Calvin & Hobbes – Also from Metaphilm:
→ Is The Big Lebowski a reading of Buddhism? – Very insightful, just get past the sit-ins noise.
→ Ask MetaFilter: Life-altering experiences – With the good, the bad and the ugly.
→ What’s so bad about Napster To Go? – You rent the music and if you don’t pay, those hundreds of dollars of songs you’ve collected stop working.
→ Google Maps – Mapquest who?
→ The blog of Gram Lebron from Rogue Wave – New album in September, rumor has it.
→ The Register on why Napster’s new “revolutionary” music subscription service is a bunch of hooey – And good riddance, these guys are doomed with misguidance.
→ Very cool zombie simulation app – Useless, but awesome.
→ Interesting method for creation of a personal and dynamic radio station in iTunes
→ Scientists claim they found all that missing matter – huzzah! The “heat death” scenario always bummed me out
→ View the iTunes-Pepsi Superbowl commercial early – It’s a lot better than that ridiculous mess from last year
→ Monkeys pay for monkey porn – What monkey business! Always monkeying around!
→ The list of unusual articles on Wikipedia – I would’ve figured it’d be about 10 times longer… (thanks, TMN)
→ Engadget’s extensive guide on how to turn your Mac mini into a personal media server
→ A torrent of 165 Apple commercials – 800mb worth!
→ C-3P0’s - A New Force At Breakfast – This is one of the most marvelous things I’ve ever seen on the internet. Commercial at the bottom of the page!
→ The legendary video of the intro of the Macintosh surfaces after 21 years to the day – Absolutely amazing clip, much talked of and rarely seen before Kottke has a list of mirrors for the video.
→ Jan 24: The worst day of this year – Check out how the picture looks like hung bodies on first glance, nice touch, BBC!
→ Brilliant critique (with visually astounding touch-ups) of the crappy characters in The Polar Express – Be sure to see how one man with Photoshop added such visual weight and life to screen shots of this multi-million dollar movie.
→ The Boy Who Pierced His Labia – When this was written about 4 years ago I laughed so hard I cried. Spread the word.
→ Term 2, Day 1:“Condi, get NASA on the phone, tell them to kill that stupid Hobbes Space Telephone thing immediately!”
→ Wired interviews Monster (Delicious Library authors) – Check out the talk about Version 2 and its sharing!
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