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September 25, 2006 - 07:28 PM

[learn] - Explain it in 60 Seconds - the symmetry archive. minipiphanies?

A Lemon Battery with accompanying google videos, and all sorts of other home-education style videos for free from Hila Science Camp

BBC - Parkour craze reaches new heights with a 3-part flash guide to parkour moves to help you join in! Crazy Brits..

Psychology of bad probability estimation or "How to Do Precisely the Right Thing at All Possible Times". audio infotainment.

The Forer effect: "The Forer effect ... is the observation that individuals will give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that are supposedly tailored specifically for them, but are in fact vague and general enough to apply to a wide range of people. The Forer effect can provide a partial explanation for the widespread acceptance of some pseudosciences, such as astrology, graphology and fortune telling."

Learn where you're headed (I always forget which one's which..)

The Highest Parachutist. Watch the 2 min video.

September 20, 2006 - 12:53 PM

[commonplace] - Preach not because you have to say something, but because you have something to say. - Oscar Wilde

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. - Saul Bellow

I have never let my schooling interfere with my educations. - Mark Twain

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set I go into the other room and read a book. - Groucho Marx

Someday I will be a beautiful butterfly. Then everything will be better - Heimlich

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. - Edith Wharton

Habit rules the unreflecting herd. - William Wordsworth

September 11, 2006 - 12:07 PM

[design] - Tadasu Takamine. Love love love those contour elevations. Though the levels need smoother transitions if your cat is to have fun with pingpong balls... See also Gore Designs concrete countertops

Oh Canadiana

‘clothes peg iconography’

Shower head Trends 2006. ahhhh, decadence. Also the Newform Morpho faucet

cute: stamp mug and shopping bag designs

Lucy Merchant: Common Series 'Gate Fence'