Endless Parade of Excellence

Monday, January 30, 2006

Sunday, January 29, 2006
This might be somewhat entertaining. Manchester Passion.
(Via Beware of the Blog)

Homebrew ROV.
Make sure you have your speakers turned up when watching the videos.

Saturday, January 28, 2006
In with all the cute stuffed animals and macrame on Etsy-Custom dog brands. Yep. Dog brands.

People sometimes laugh at my Pong obsession. Especially the ones who can kick my ass at it. Pong is important, like the Gutenberg press is important. Now they're starting to get it.

Thursday, January 26, 2006
On Feb 15th, 2006, I'll be doing a Toy Hacking Workshop at YYZ in Toronto, as part of Art and Activism. See wonders like the potentianimals, and cheese bird!
We'll learn how to hijack the buttons and motors in cheap toys to make kewl stuff.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Pretty much what you'd hope it would look like. Hope everyone got out ok.
(via kottke.org)

Friday, January 20, 2006
Big gallery of Hallicrafters radios.

Harry Porter's Relay computer. Now that we have vacuum tubes, it's no longer neccesary to make computers out of relays, but it's still a lot of fun.
(via MAKE: blog)

Thursday, January 19, 2006
In Toronto? Get on the bus!

An Inexpensive Video Panorama System. Check out the video.
Also, that page links to this, which is good for a whole afternoon.

Wednesday, January 18, 2006
If you're in Montreal, check out Nicholas Stedman's show at Oboro. I never get sick of watching the blanket movie.

Monday, January 16, 2006

A cat wearing a giant-squid baby hat, together with instuctions for knitting same.
(via grow-a-brain)

Saturday, January 14, 2006

Friday, January 13, 2006
"Disclaimer: Despite what bush-mad physicians may get up to on their private islands, CMAJ by no means endorses this particular application of the Super Soaker Max-Whatever. Do not try this at home."
(thanks, Kat!)

Thursday, January 12, 2006
"They are the only ones that are green from the inside out. Even their heart and internal organs are green, they say."
(via /.)

Sunday, January 08, 2006
Public Information Films from the British National Archives.
(via Bifurcated Rivets)

Saturday, January 07, 2006
JustALittleGuy. Cute animals, and lots of swear words. Just the sort of thing we like around here.
(thanks, Sally)

Thursday, January 05, 2006
For those in Toronto, I'll be doing visuals at the Ambient Ping with Methuselah this Tuesday, the 10th.

Tuesday, January 03, 2006
Christmas is over. Git out yer skinnin' knives!
(via MAKE: blog)

Draw something in the box, and Retrievr finds photos on Flickr that resemble what you drew.
(via Kottke.org)

File under "things that are perfect": Random Screen by Aram Bartholl.
(via MeFi)

Sunday, January 01, 2006
Who will be the first to call their band Barbara Mandrell Crutch Guitar?
(via Music Thing)