→ Dept. of Homeland Security’s brand of fear, uncertainty, doubt – I do not understand why more comparisons of the Bush Admin. to 1984 haven’t gotten publicized.
→ Altec Lansing debuts a new portable iPod-based stereo – Very swanky
→ For the obsessive: banner ads and pop cans
→ My idea for lightning bolt sideburns will take me far – With a very large tip of the hat to Dan Benjamin
→ Please, someone, don’t let this man write any more movies
→ History of timing at the Olympics – Hat tip, jkottke
→ Dave Shea offers up good techniques for IE/PC’s PNG shortcomings
→ Pitchfork has the scoop on The Decemberists
→ “The vast majority of consumers are unaware that an Apple iPod digital music player only plays proprietary iTunes files” – A shining example of how the media has suddenly forgotten about those dastardly, music-business-ending, first-sign-of-the-apocalypse MP3’s. As always, John Gruber puts everyone in their place.
→ Wired: Low wattage electricity bringing coral reefs back to life
→ From the Holy Crap, It Is Amazing Files: Dan Benjamin redesigns
→ Ann Arbor, 8th best city for dating – There are single people in this town? Where?
→ Adbar – Bringing ads to Firefox users everywhere!
→ Mezzoblue redesigns once again – The most beautiful yet, cheers Dave!
→ The story of Sealand, a sovereign nation of one – This blew my mind. International waters, the murder of Gianni Versace, German coups! Glorious!
→ The Newton Project – The digitized writings of Newton’s lengthy pen, much more than just physics and calculus (amazingly enough)
→ Clear solar panels – And if the world’s skyscrapers made electricity…
→ MT Tabs – Absurdly useful tool for any Movable Type developer
→ Mac users may not be smarter, but we are better speakerers
→ Hilarious world map for fools – It only gets funnier the more you look at it
→ NYT: Utah, the perfect Genetic Lab – “Mormon genes are hot”
→ Steve Jobs underwent pancreatic cancer surgery over the weekend – Send him a well-wishing iCard (firstname.lastname@example.org)
→ Grand Haven, MI is first completely wifi city – “Completely secure computing environment”, heh heh