Danc on the release of Ribbon Hero →
turning Microsoft Office into a game, with competition against your friends [via]
Paul Ryan's Plan to Tax You More | Mother... →
Shared by pberry Well, fuck that noise. Paul Ryan’s Plan to Tax You More | Mother Jones: However, their reason for supporting Ryan’s plan is also obvious: it would cut taxes on the rich…
What If Everybody in Canada Flushed At Once? |... →
What If Everybody in Canada Flushed At Once? | Pat’s Papers: Amazing graph showing water use in Edmonton and its correlation with the US/Canada gold medal hockey game.
Running the numbers on Toyota safety →
Robert Wright breaks down the numbers on Toyota’s safety record given all of the recent reports of uncontrolled acceleration: My back-of-the-envelope calculations (explained in a footnote…
NCSA Mosaic source code on GitHub →
Shared by pberry Lulz NCSA Mosaic source code on GitHub: that’s kind of awesome…
Valve ports game library and Steam service to Mac →
Portal 2 will be released for Mac simultaneously with PC, along with “all of our future games”
Edward Tufte Presidential Appointment →
Shared by pberry Wow. Very cool. President Obama has appointed Edward Tufte to the Recovery Independent Advisory Panel, “whose job is to track and explain $787 billion in recovery stimulus funds”….
Chicago Bears spending spree could add up to... →
Shared by pberry Pretty much my exact thought when I saw the headline… By the way, when exactly did the Bears become the Redskins?
The Rock Band Network Music Store Goes Live //... →
It’s not just indie bands doing this, there are some “big” names as well. The ability for bands to push their own songs into Rock Band is awesome.
100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Found... →
Shared by pberry Ffffffffuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu 100 Percent of Fish in U.S. Streams Found Contaminated with Mercury: In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish…
Scott Adams is upset: “The world has become so complex that simple tasks are nearly impossible.” (via marco) Mr. Adams lists four examples of simple things that have been made unusable for him…