The legend of the taxis of the Marne.
"Thousands of peace activists took to the streets of Minas Tirith and other cities of Middle Earth today to protest what they termed a rush to war with Mordor. 'We need more time for diplomacy,' said a key member of the Middle-Earth Security Council, Saruman the White..."
New A Miracle of Science today, naturellement. I'm surprised I even need to tell you.
Space elevator. Reading that the minor problem of how exactly one would go about building a tether reaching from Earth's surface one hundred thousand kilometers into the sky has been "solved" is, well, very weird.
Around the 25th of last month, the entire Internet slowed to near-uselessness for more than a day. This is because it was hit by Sapphire, which one might describe as the first example of a "Warhol worm" (something I blogged about earlier) -- it infected nearly every vulnerable host on the Internet in ten minutes. In case you are playing along at home, this is not a good thing.
You know, it really is a lot more difficult than it needs to be to download anime music videos. I managed to score a couple that you might like, though:
New A Miracle of Science today, as always. So read it already!
This should help that ol' international amity: Babelfish Adds Canadian And American To Translation List.
The famous "XiaoXiao" animations can all be found right over here.
As I have stated in the past: Down with small-town America!
And finally, this image from the Tokyo CG show is like dangling a juicy steak in front of a starving dog. Either you'll understand or you won't.
At last the truth can be told. They've tried to silence it, but it's too late! Keep watching the skies!
So I was all ready to wail and gnash my teeth at the desperate world situation. However, on the drive home from work, I saw a cute girl wearing a Dr. Seuss hat crossing Addison Street, and all of a sudden the fear and worry was gone from my heart. Just like that. Who'd have realized that was all it took?
I think I'm just not going to pay any attention to the news for the next several days. There's really nothing left to be said, anyway.
Spam Radio fills a need I never knew existed until now.
Via USENET: Your mission is to send thousands of copies of this to random people in Nigeria.
It must be mine. Just FYI. Someone has also been kind enough to translate the official site into English.
How could we have gone so long without this scholarly analysis of the "Mary Sue" phenomenon?
Valentine's Day is coming up fast, so as is appropriate I have returned the weblog's colors to gloomy black.
Are you confused by the distinction between famed free-market theorist Friedrich Hayek and gorgeous Hollywood actress Salma Hayek? Relax! Help is only a click away.
The two finalists for the World Trade Center design are up now. It appears to come down to THINK's "World Cultural Center" and Studio Daniel Libeskind's Collection of Big Glass Things and a Spire. So there you go.