Monthly Archives: March 2008

More Futurama Stuff

I love Futurama because there’s so much of interest to me in there, especially references to old movies and books (especially science fiction), and also especially because it clearly is the product of minds I admire. Anyway, I’ll probably have … Continue reading

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Assorted pictures and other interesting stuff

I keep tripping over some of the most fascinating stuff on the the interwebs, much of it uncategorizable. So here’s a bunch of things that you might like to check out: As a boy, I was fascinated by everything to … Continue reading

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Hands-on virtual physics lab–it's Phun!

This could be the Coolest science toy ever; check out that video! I know the kids are going to like this kind of thing. You can download the software (it’s beta, so it might not work perfectly; it’s also available … Continue reading

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Dorodango: Shiny Japanese mud balls!

This may not be news to Japanese schoolchildren, but Dorodango (Wikipedia link) is a fascinating "craft" that anyone can make. I haven’t tried this yet (it’s been too snowy and rainy for the past 8 months or so here in … Continue reading

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Breakthroughs in Science

If you keep up with the science notes in your favorite newspaper or magazine, you may already have heard about how some of our space probes aren’t moving through space exactly as predicted. The Economist has a nice summary of … Continue reading

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A-MAZE-ing stuff

Maze Design is a very cool page about designing mazes (duh) with computers. Plenty of mazes in PDF format for you to click, print, and play with, as well as a link to amazingart.com, which has even MORE mazes (printable, … Continue reading

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