Interaction design • webdevelopment • web art • photography

July 2012

TED Talks: Femto-photography, imaging at a trillion frames per second n_frames_per_second.html (via @jwz )

June 2012

Color Wheels are wrong? How color vision actually works via

August 2009

Information Is Beautiful [via]

July 2009

April 2009

TED Talks - Bonnie Bassler: The secret, social lives of bacteria

January 2009

Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives - BBC documentary [via]

August 2008

Adam Savage (of Mythbusters) talks at HOPE hackers conference [via]

The Unofficial Stephen Jay Gould Archive - Multimedia [via]

June 2008

TED - Clifford Stoll: 18 minutes with an agile mind (video) [more] [via]

April 2008

All (known) Bodies in the Solar System Larger than 200 Miles in Diameter

July 2007

mechanical wooden binary marble adding machine (YouTube) [via]

April 2007

strange maps [via]

January 2007

Why Super Nintendos Lose Their Color: Plastic Discoloration in Classic Machines [via]

December 2006

The Top Ten Astronomy Images of 2006 [via]

October 2006

The Loom : Homo floresiensis: Two Years Out [via]

May 2006

GreyThumb.Blog - Science blogging about artificial life, emergence, complexity, etc. [via]

awesome 50-page slideshow by Matt Webb on fictional futures, design, sci-fi and all sorts of things [via]

December 2005

four streaming Richard Feynman lectures [via]

November 2005

Language Log: Snowclone blindness

October 2005

Fractal Food - Self-Similarity on the Supermarket Shelf [via]

August 2005

Idle Words - A Rocket To Nowhere [via]

July 2005

Interconnected proposes naming the 10th planet by its matching Unicode character: U+B313 = 댓 = daes

May 2005

April 2005

mysterious, plentiful, and space faring: tardigrades

December 2004

Crocheting the Lorenz manifold (pdf)

November 2004

MicroGraph Contest winners 1995-2004

June 2004

May 2004

The Uncanny Valley [via]

A New Kind of Science and the Future of Mathematics - with lots of (inspirational) pictures of pretty cellular automatonsa and randomness in nature. [via binkley's BLOG]

April 2004

soc.history.what-if: Behind the Green Door - big usenet thread speculating on the Earth of 250,000,000 A.D. [via Wis[s]e Words]

January 2004

NASA Is Not Altering Mars Colors - interesting thread on combining rgb color channels, auto leveling etc. [via]

July 2003

Lightness Demonstrations - flash anims of optical illusions. [via this Metafilter thread]

April 2003

March 2003

Historical Origins of Science [via Interconnected]

January 2003

Optical Camouflage in action! - "This idea is very simple. If you project background image onto the masked object, you can observe the masked object just as if it were virtually transparent." With three impressive mpeg movies... [via]

December 2002

Stereoscopic snowflake photos - wow... [via the extensive archive of interesting imagery at]

November 2002

Howstuffworks "How does an Etch-a-Sketch work?" [via]

Shuttle Views the Earth: Geology from Space [via Interconnected]

August 2002

"Electron Band Structure In Germanium, My Ass" [via tastylog]

June 2002

Three Mile Island: Biological abnormalities resulting from radiation
Creepy. [via]

Beastly Behavior? ( - on extending Basic Human Rights to animals. [via randomWalks]

April 2002

3D-rendered images of Arcology - "...compact three dimensional alternatives to existing urban sprawls, combining more efficient use of land and resources".

March 2002

APOD - Looking Into an Io Volcano

Sony robot videos (Windows Media) [via]

SCIENCE HOBBYIST: Do This Now - large collection of 'Stupid Human Tricks' to try... [via]

January 2002

Motorised monowheels, past and present - check the mpeg-link near bottom of page. [via pOw]

December 2001

Mimic Octopus [via MetaFilter]

November 2001

Quicktime VR Moon panoramas [via lgf]

October 2001

The Museum of Unworkable Devices [via BrainLog]

Humanoid Robot H6 & H7 Homepage - These things are getting bigger and bigger; this one's almost human-sized. Scroll to bottom for two movie downloads. [via]

September 2001

The origin of mammals

July 2001

Tree of Life [via interconnected]

Handig(?) om te weten: Het Bloedgroepdieet, welk voedsel past bij jouw eigen bloedgroep. [via Pim]

Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements
[via Metafilter]

April 2001

The Mandelbrot Monk - Udo of Aachen, a 13th century German monk, plotted a 120x120 Mandelbrot fractal by hand. Took him 9 years to calculate. [via Glassdog mailing list]