Month: July 2007

  • Hedge funds

    [A quick primer on hedge funds](http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2007/06/hedge_funds.html).

  • Not coming soon enough

    Two movies I’m looking forward to: [Get Smart](http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/getsmart/trailer1/) and [The Golden Compass](http://www.apple.com/trailers/newline/thegoldencompass/trailer2/)

  • Movie Review: Amazing Grace

    [Amazing Grace](http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0454776/) is the tale of [William Wilberforce](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wilberforce), the crusading British MP who was instrumental in the banning of the slave trade. The story picks up in the very late 1790s, with Wilberforce defeated by the pro-slavery forces in parliament. Sickly and defeated, he tells the tale of the early days of his involvement in […]

  • DIY rockets

    [Make a rocket from a jam jar](http://www.makezine.com/blog/archive/2007/07/weekend_project_birthday.html?CMP=OTC-0D6B48984890).

  • iPod security

    [The ultimate way to secure your iPod](http://hideapod.com/). ([Via](http://www.grotto11.com/blog/archive/1184445491.shtml))

  • Finishing what you started

    [Brian May will soon submit his thesis for his PhD in Physics](http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/music/article2062494.ece). ([Via](http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2007/07/its_never_too_late_to_return_to_astronom.php))

  • Don’t think too hard about it

    [A lollipop in the shape of Sigmund Freud’s head](http://www.boingboing.net/2007/07/11/freud_pops_suck_on_s.html).

  • For your next meeting

    [The ultimate Darth Vader costume](http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/strangle-with-style/supreme-edition-darth-vader-costume-from-original-molds-really-wheezes-277000.php).

  • Two months until September…

    [The premiere dates for FOX TV series](http://www.tvsquad.com/2007/07/10/fox-reveals-premiere-dates/).

  • Next halloween

    [Try putting these soaps in your bathroom](http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/horror/hands-hands-soap-is-just-wrong-wrong-276647.php).