Posts filed under “Weekend”

New Species: Fish With “Hands”

 A file picture of a pink handfish in Australia, now recognized as a new species.

 A spotted handfish walks on a sandy seabed in a picture.

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Source:
Nine Fish With “Hands” Found to Be New Species
National Geographic, May 24, 2010

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/05/photogalleries/100524-new-species-handfish-walk-science-pictures/

Category: Weekend

Typeface Selector

Amusing, via Inspiration Labs: > click for ginormous graphic

Category: Digital Media, Weekend

The Hottest Known Planet is Doomed

That hottest known planet may be its shortest-lived … This NASA artist’s concept image shows that the hottest known planet in the Milky Way galaxy may also be its shortest-lived world. The doomed planet is being eaten by its parent star, according to observations made by a new instrument on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, the…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

The True Cost of Owning a Car

Click for ginormous graphic > Via GoBankingRates

Category: Weekend

The Twitter Universe of Influence

via Cosmic 140, we get the universe of Twitter influence: Here’s what the full Twitter universe looks like: PDF here Hat tip Flowing Data

Category: Technology, Web/Tech, Weekend

Generalisations

Gaping Void:

Category: Weekend

New SuperDawg Opening

Superdawg has been a Chicago institution for more than half a century. Its owned by friends of our family in Chicago  (Congrats on opening your second shop!) Here are the photos of the opening, and of Maurie and Flo getting installed on the shops roof: My inlaws can be seen in picture 3 here >…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Weekend

A Cleaner Internet

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound

I like this cover of Wilco: Hat tip kottke

Category: Weekend

More Facebook Privacy Issues

I have become terribly bored with all things Facebook, though I will admit their brewing privacy criticisms are fascinating to me. Great graphic from NYT: click for ginormous graph Courtesy of NYT > Source: Price of Facebook Privacy? Start Clicking NICK BILTON  NYT,  May 12, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/technology/personaltech/13basics.html

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend