Month: November 2006

fun comic strip

I’m not a big comic strip reader. Though I have been getting into more of routine to read the funnies now that I eat breakfast each morning. Anyways, I found a nice comic. It’s over at xkcd.net by Randall Monroe, a NASA roboticist. He describes it as “a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.” …

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visual periodic table

Interesting interactive poster of the periodic table. It shows examples rather than the big 2+ letter abbreviation of the respective element. Click on an element and it gives a witty, little description. You can buy it as a poster, too. Prices range from $20 for a 6-pack of 10″x20″ to $45 for 27″x53″. Note to …

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cool outdoor sculpture

Title: “Hot with the chance of a late storm”Artists: The Glue Society (you will need to allow pop-ups to view their site)Event: Sculpture by the Sea 2006, Tamarama Beach, Bondi, Australia (Syndey) Juding from the 4 sculptures shown the the exhibitor’s website, this looks like a great show. I wish I could see more of …

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shelf binder folder note holder thing

I’ve been cleaning up my massive collection of bookmarks and came across this clever shelf binder folder note holder thing at details-produkte.de called the FilePecker. patrick frey & markus boge are the designers.

cute penguin photo

“Do you have these in 11? They feel a little big.” From Reuters:A penguin called Elvis wears a new pair of blue shoes at the Antarctic Centre’s Penguin Encounter display in Christchurch, November 7, 2006. Elvis and 16 other penguins who arrived at the International Antarctic Centre in September have been given specially designed shoes …

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