Darla Records is letting you stream the album Touch Tone by I Am Robot And Proud Of It today and who knows how much longer. It's OK - electronica with a pop feel.
Despite being a bit convoluted, psychology research shows "that music heard during childhood, likely reflecting the tastes of previous generations, would make a lasting impression on children’s autobiographical memories, preferences and emotional responses." In other words, the music your parents listened to has a lasting effect on you.
|Richard Diebenkorn, Berkeley #44, 1955. Read about Diebenkorn and the problems of modern painting in The Rectangular Canvas is Dead. (Warning tl;dr)|
Monty Python fans: would you be more or less inclined to see The Holy Grail after seeing this modernized movie trailer?
B-2 fans: tune in to the Smithsonian Channel for B2: Stealth at War.
Star Wars fans and webmasters: someone remade the Star Wars opening credits entirely with HTML and CSS.
Outer space fans: check out this 360 degree video of the moon made from LRO imagery.
The Feynman Lectures on Physics (Vol. I) are now available online. Time to begin reading.
|You'll never be surprised by an out of date condiment again now that you have the periodic table of condiments.|
The Museum of Online Museums makes it easy to find all the quirkiness you want. For example, the International Toothpaste Museum and the Gallery of Vintage TV Print Ads.
Neat programming tricks.
Literally, a beer belly.
The German word kummerspeck literally translates as grief bacon and means weight gain from emotional overeating. Grief. Bacon.
|An infographic that's remarkable for its lack of surprises. In this map of NFL pass completion (color) and pass frequency (size) I see a slight bias from right-handed QBs throwing screens to the left and another bias toward downfield passes to the right side of the field.|
|Combine animation, typography, and black and white line art and you get these portraits of Warner Bros. characters comprised entirely of typographical characters.|
This was inevitable. Sen. John McCain countered comrade Putin's NYT editorial with commentary of his own in Pravda.ru.
|This also was inevitable: Putin on the Ritz.|