Month: August 2007

hot Apple iMac news

QUICK! If you’re in the market for a sub $1000 imac, then you better buy it in the next 12 hours. (This post was written at 8:45 p.m. Monday night.) Tomorrow Apple is set to announce the next rev of iMacs. thinksecret.com has the whole scoop. Basically, there will be three configs priced at $1,199, …

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dioramas come to life

Looks like a diorama? Wrong. It’s an actual photograph of Melbourne, Australia. cityshrinker.com is a collection of Ben Thomas’ photographs. There’s a good collection of photos on the site. Each one is quite fascinating. And you can leave comments. There is something about making a city look like a toy town that brings a smile …

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The Kyrgyzstan flag rocks!

Can I just say that Kyrgyzstan national flag rocks? Cuz it does. In 1991, Kyrgyzstan became the very last of the former Soviet Union republics to secede, and declare independence. That’s ok, Kyrgy. Estonia still loves you. Its new flag is symbolic of Manas the Noble, a true national hero. He merged together 40 tribes …

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flags colors in pie chart form

I absolutely love flags. Countless hours of my Montessori Kindergarten education was spent studying the flags of the world. It looks like Shahee Ilyas shares the same love for flags. Her “Flags by Colours” chart shows how much color appears in a respective flag. The screen grab shown with blog post has the Estonian flag …

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