|How I feel right now. source|
|Here on the white trash side of the tracks we don't wrap our vino with a pressed white linen napkin. We just slap on a pair of underpants. Hence Vinderpants.|
The secret behind a really successful programming language is a really great beard. Tru dat.
Want to learn Python? Try the freely available How to Think Like a Computer Scientist.
HMS E-14, a British submarine from WWI that helped its captain earn the Victoria Cross, has been found intact after being abandoned in 1918. (The lack of detail regarding its abandonment and where it was found is frustrating.)
|Satellite photo of Lockheed Martin's Skunk Work reveals unknown secret aircraft under a tarp. zOMG, what are the odds that there would be a secret aircraft at USAF Plant 42?!?!?!|
Eno and Fripp got together in 1978 and recorded the album Air Structures and now the whole thing is on YouTube for your listening pleasure.
|A bank in the former East Germany let people vote on an image for their MasterCard and Karl Marx, author of the Communist Manifesto, was the clear winner. How could they advertise this? "Did I say abolition of private property? I meant acquisition of private property."|
Yes, I enjoy James Bond films. What 13 year old boy wouldn't? Even though I've seen them all, I had a lot of trouble with naming all 25 Bond films in 5 minutes. Good luck. It's harder than it sounds.
|So happy. Xenomorph done in Lisa Frank style by GalenaLarkin.|
If you enjoy Scrabble or Words With Friends you'll also like this Scrabble tile poem.
You'd have to be a big fan of James Joyce to visit Leopold's Day and buy a map of Dublin depicting the people in places in Ulysses. Cuz that map ain't cheap.
|Picasso's Guernica reimagined with the X-Men.|
Politicians have declared war on large drinking cups. Now they've declared war on urinals by requiring men to pee while seated. Wouldn't it be awesome to have a urinal in your house?
More Tumblr insanity - The German language has several very long words because Friedrich Nietzsche thought it would be funny. There's more at facts I just made up.
I like this post about how someone made the transition from programmer to entrepreneur. Here are six things to be aware of.
- The real world is much harder to debug than code.
- Business is about people. Be nice.
- Recognize that marketing is an ongoing activity that everyone in the company must do.
- Don't let it go to your head - be accountable.
- Your day is one long series of interruptions. Get used to it.
- You're not good at everything. Hire and delegate.
|In probably the least known great success in aerospace history, the unmanned X-37B spaceplane returned from 469 days in orbit. Where have you been? What have you seen? Be sure to watch the video.|
My father liked mechanical puzzles. They drive me nuts. (You'd think I'd be used to incompetence by now.) Anyway, if you want to see the world's largest collection of mechanical puzzles you'll have to go to Indiana Univ.
At last, an honest movie trailer for Avatar: a 3-hour cartoon about blue cat people begging for help from one white man. Pretty offensive when you think about it.
|Tyler and I are on our own this weekend so we're going to have scrounge for dinner. You think a Pinot Grigio will go with this? source|