Endless Parade of Excellence

Sunday, February 29, 2004
Why didn't I know about this? It's kinda like what this blog would look like if I didn't keep getting distracted by trepanation, sea creatures and kittens.

Saturday, February 28, 2004
Get your shit together. (.pdf)

Friday, February 27, 2004
Pushing up tulips. Make sure you have the speakers turned up when you click "spring".
(thanks henry!)

Thursday, February 26, 2004
"It was, at the time, the biggest catfish I'd ever seen. The man's fingers protruded from inside the catfish's gill cover. His arm, minus most of its skin, was clamped in the huge fish's vise-like maw. We managed to extract it using a tire tool from my truck."

The CIA has remote controlled catfish, electronic tiger shit, and pigeon cams. Maybe CSIS would like some stuff like that? You know where to find me, guys.
(via boingboing)

Wednesday, February 25, 2004
We're expecting the sequel any day now....

Crazy Drunk Guy.
(Thanks again, Henry!)

Really casual friday.
(thanks, Henry)

Version 2.0 of Hektor will give it legs, so it can wear baggy pants, and run from cops.

Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Grab the Dremel! Anyone can do it! It's not brain surgery. Oh wait, yes it is.
Caution!!!! If the sight of blood, and vivid descriptions of human stupidity upset you, better go here instead.
(via MeFi)

It's been ages since I've posted a "weird-ass stuff from the bottom of the sea" link.
This'll fix that.

Monday, February 23, 2004
Hey, all you hep cats!
(via memepool)

Happy pancake week, everyone!
You can keep it real, screw it up,or add a retro-racist vibe.

The Enigma-E is a DIY Building Kit that enables you to build your own electronic variant of the famous Enigma coding machine that was used by the German army during WWII.
(thanks Dan!)

Friday, February 20, 2004
"In cases where it is suspected that attempts are being made to defeat the marking system, ear marking will be found advantageous, since such marks are more difficult to remove. "

Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Even if you're on a low-carb diet, you can still eat a lot of grub.
(thanks Ron!)

Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Mommy! I want ebola!
(thanks, Jonathan and Kat!)

Monday, February 16, 2004
A passion for marionettes and glove puppets.
(via gmtPlus9)

Saturday, February 14, 2004
Cambrian QTs (that's "cuties" for those of you who still talk on your cellphones) is a video game in which fauna of the cambrian explosion are depicted as big-eyed Japanese schoolgirls. No, really. At this point, I have no option but to repost something that I've already blogged.
(via macadamia)

Friday, February 13, 2004
Rockin' Rina's Women of 1970's punk.

"Canadian inventor John Hutchison is credited with the discovery of a highly-anomalous electromagnetic effect which causes the jellification of metals, spontaneous levitation of common substances, and other effects resulting from what is believed to be a very complex scalar-wave interaction between electromagnetic fields and matter. " Or not.
(Thanks, Dan!)

Thursday, February 12, 2004
I used to force my dog to yawn, by faking yawns until her jaw started to twitch, and eventually, she gave in. You will, too.
(via B3ta)

Damn, I wish I'd thought of this...

Wednesday, February 11, 2004
"Electronic devices, such as hand-held games may be used once the captain has turned off the 'fasten seatbelts' sign."
(via boingboing)

Friday, February 06, 2004
MK sends some choice stuff:

Nobody here.

I may try this here.

Introduction to Motion Perception. Check out the Quicktime examples.

Nixie tube Cable Box is pretty neat, except for the Furry mascot in Tom of Finland jeans...

Wednesday, February 04, 2004
Struck trucks in Scotland. (via thingsmagazine) Annoying popups, but I guess, if you like that sort of thing, you'd better be prepared to pay for it (via boingboing)

Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Stencil Revolution. More than just Che Guevara and Col. Sanders.

Sunday, February 01, 2004
Poor spider! Stuck in the bathtub! How are you going to get out?
(via boingboing)