Miscellanea: How-To and Media, Japanese humor, Contagious Cancer, early George Carlin and more
August 29, 2008, 6:25 am
Filed under: astronomy, interesting, Miscellaneous, music, physics, random, reference, science, Uncategorized, video

WonderHowTo.com – a directory of how-to videos – BoingBoing 1/30/08


Clean Any Surface in Your House [How To]  – LifeHacker 8/24/08


FreeCulture TV and Yes We’re Open: Two new free and open Internet TV channels – BoingBoing 7/26/08


THIS LOOKS HANDY: How to Open Locks with Improvised Tools…. – InstaPundit 3/12/08


How to Use Herbs Safely and Effectively – Natural News 8/11/08

Yobler. A video repository and community for instructional learning.

Also includes still developing audio and article directories. – via Metafilter 8/9/08

Science Hack is a unique search engine for science videos focusing on Physics, Chemistry, and Space. –via Metafilter 8/7/08  

The Times Machine – via Metafilter 2/25/08

The Times Machine allows easy browsing of every edition from 70 years (1851-1922) worth of New York Times in the original format.


Physics milestones of the past 50 years – via Metafilter 2/27/08


The Contextuality of Quantum Theory in Ten Minutes [The Quantum Pontiff] – Science Blogs 1/17/08


Robert Jensen : Technological Fundamentalism – CounterPunch 8/25/08


Tiny Galaxies Shed New Light on Dark Matter – Nat’l Geographic 8/26/08

Perhaps the world’s most ambitious nanotech project is underway at Hewlett-Packard. Stan Williams’ lab aims to build ‘a central nervous system for the earth.’ – CNN 7/18/08   

The Manhattan Project Poll on the Use of Atomic Weapons, July 1945. – BoingBoing 8/6/08


National Geographic Map of the Day – via Metafilter 8/15/08


Masterpieces of early photography – via Metafilter 8/15/08


George Carlin, 1957 – 1970. – via Metafilter 8/17/08


John Curran posts Great Diagrams in Anthropology, Linguistics, and Social Theory – via Metafilter 8/21/08


Thomas Jefferson Papers – via Metafilter 8/22/08


Portal to Maya Underworld Found in Mexico? – Nat’l Geographic 8/21/08


Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes: is it possible to get to understand such a man – and his extraordinary working methods – by looking through the hundreds of boxes he left behind? – via Metafilter 8/2/08

Cool demographic data by zip code – via Metafilter 5/10/08

Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses – via Metafilter 8/20/08

“A People’s History for the Classroom is a high school history lesson plan/workbook based on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. The entire 124-page workbook available for free as a downloadable PDF”


Nine AMAZING bridges – via Metafilter 8/27/08


with many more links to interesting bridges in the comments


Ancient Urban Network Mapped in Amazon Forests – Nat’l Geographic 8/27/08


Kimya Dawson’s “Alphabutt” — weird, jangly, hilarious awesome music for kids – BoingBoing 8/26/08

Anti-folk icon Kimya Dawson’s latest album is Alphabutt, a collection of hilarious, catchy, scatological kids’ music that’s sure to delight parents who are weary of treacly children’s songs.


The ultimate Japanese Shakespeare spaghetti western! – Salon 8/28/08

Takashi Miike’s “Sukiyaki Western Django” offers a spectacular mashup of Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, Tarantino and the Bard — and it’s weirder than that sounds.


A quick and dirty Japanese humor tutorial – BoingBoing 8/27/08


How Governmental Vaccine Policies Made Cancer Contagious – NaturalNews 8/27/08


Militarism and a Uni-polar World – Global Research 8/26/08


We drive as we live – Salon 8/27/08

No wonder traffic will never improve. We are doomed by our behavior, as a drive in New York with “Traffic” author Tom Vanderbilt reveals.


Animated Short Movies – via Metafilter 3/4/08 

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