Month: July 2007
Not my next bike
[Possibly the most dangerous wheeled device around](http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/broken-bones/nimbus-ultimate-wheel-is-simplest-unicycle-ever-276635.php).
[The social organisation of pirates](http://www.newyorker.com/online/2007/07/09/070709on_onlineonly_surowiecki).
What about the excess?
[The insurance claim of Optimus Prime](http://mcsweeneys.net/2007/7/9weaver.html).
Can’t get enough of this blog?
Just a quick reminder (given that I can’t think of anything to write tonight…) that there’s more to be seen if you haven’t visited the actual site of the blog in a while. (Thanks to good old RSS, I suspect a few readers of this site don’t ever come to the page). Thanks to [Google […]
Great plans of our time
[A man robs a bank disguised as a tree](http://www.boingboing.net/2007/07/09/man_disguised_as_tre.html).
Why there are no TV shows about journalists
[Jane Galt explains](http://www.janegalt.net/archives/009889.html).
Paper models of audio gear
[Uselss but clever models of vintage audio equipment](http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/papertastic/cardboard-audio-gear-is-coolest-useless-thing-ever-276222.php).
Japanese game shows
[Just never ever get dull](http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/07/07/secret-nintendo-training-video/)
[A USB drive with an iris scanner for added security](http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/cylon-flash/rehoboth-techs-irikon-flash-drive-first-to-use-iris-recognition-274877.php)
Zombie in a Suit Originally uploaded by Arif Ansari Have you ever had some task follow you from job to job? Transferred divisions in a company and ended up doing the same kind of thing? For instance, suppose you got lumped with sorting out your department’s filing. You finally escape somewhere else, only to get […]