Month: May 2009

Posted in Cool I Want

Space Invaders as a Carnival Game

Space Invaders re-done as a carnival game. Multitouch Space Invaders Demo from Multitouch Barcelona on Vimeo.

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Posted in Economics Uh-oh

How can you not know where $9 trillion goes?

Mind-boggling stuff: Federal Reserve Inspector General Unable to Answer Basic Questions on Where the Trillions Went

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Posted in Cool Weird YouTube

“Noodling” or “gabbling” for catfish.

“Noodling” or “gabbling” for catfish. If you don’t see an embedded YouTube player below, click here. And consider upgrading your browser…

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Posted in Economics

An Offer You Can’t Refuse

The Economist on the Chrysler bankruptcy: An Offer You Can’t Refuse. Obama is giving a huge gift to the union? “In effect Chrysler and the…

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Posted in Cool I Want

Cheaper Fiber-to-the-Home…

Cheaper fiber-to-the-home by digging your own trench. “…which makes for happier customers; apparently, nothing angers a Norwegian more than having some faceless corporation tunnel through…

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Posted in Economics Oil Venezuela

The Perils of Petrocracy

New York Times: The Perils of Petrocracy Excellent article on the mess Venezuela has made of their oil industry.

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Posted in Economics Environment Social To-Do Uh-oh

SEED Magazine – The Last Experiment

SEED Magazine – The Last Experiment – It’s up to social science to make us act in an environmentally conscious way. But can we trick…

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Posted in Cool I Want Science

Celestis Memorial Services – Space “Burials”

Hey, they stole my idea. I thunk this up in high school.

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