In case you missed it, do a Google image search for "atari breakout" and enjoy their tribute to the classic game. I played this game a lot on the Atari 2600.
I'm glad to see that Texas Monthly's list of the top 50 BBQ joints includes Fort Worth's Cousin's Bar-B-Q, my personal favorite. Also on the list is Bartley's in Grapevine.
For my friends in NYC, you have until 02 June to see Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings, a self-generating installation of images and sound, at the Red Bull Music Academy.
James Franco is starring in and directing a film adaptation of Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, currently showing at the Festival de Cannes. How long before I can catch it on HBO?
|Happy (belated) Mother's Day - source|
Video of the X-47B UAV being launched from a carrier.
A photo essay of transporting the A-12 (predecessor of the SR-71) in secret to its testing site in the Nevada desert.
Video of the fantastic XB-70 landing with its gear on fire.
Aviation humor. Never fly with a pilot braver than you.
And here I thought I was the only one picky enough to complain about the filename of your resume. Don't send me "resume.pdf" - send "FirstnameLastnameResume.pdf." And absolutely don't send me "good-resume.pdf" or "resume-version5.pdf."
Mathematics eye candy in the form of animated GIFs.
In a case of archeology of the recent past, a Paris apartment that has been closed and unoccupied since 1939 when the owner fled at the start of WWII was recently reopened after her death.
Christie's sold themselves quite a bit of "post-war and contemporary" (aka modern) art this past week. So many great painters and paintings were included in this auction that I can't list them all here so I'll link to the auction results. Of course, Pollock's Number 19 (1948) set a record for any of his works at $58 million. Rothko's Untitled (Black on Maroon) from 1958 sold for $27 million.
|Clyfford Still, PH-1, 1953 - Was expected to bring $15-$20M at Christies' auction but went unsold.|
Mildly interesting: top 10 iconic moments in college football history.
A long article on who did what during the golden age of Disney animation. tl;dr
CS Principles is a pilot project to remake an AP course in computer science. In case you're curious, here's a list of the top principles of computing: computation, communication, coordination...
And now presented for your consideration: can Conway's Game of Life be adapted to a Penrose Tiling and related issues?
Git on yer retro geek: photos of famous scientists in their laboratories. Not to be outdone, checkout famous authors' handwritten notes for their books. And for you fans of classic scifi, here's a look at the Star Trek writer's guide from 1967.
|Award-winning artist Richard Wright was commissioned to hand paint 47,000 stars on the ceiling outside the room in the Rijksmuseum where Rembrandt's Starry Night is displayed.|
Definitely worth taking 15 minutes to watch the sci-fi video Project Kornos.
A cloud is a lot heavier than you think.
Here's your weekly time waster: Eschersketch
...you are usually right. ~Henry Ford