So how’s everybody’s weekend been? I’ve spent my weekend pretending to be a graduate biology student for io9. I’m thinking of getting a celebratory lab-coat when this is all over. But of course I’m ALWAYS thinking of that. Time for some internets.
*Video Games* *Gay Rights*
Metroid’s Samus Aran Speaks out About Gay Marriage
Sensible advice from a female bounty hunter in a power armor suit.
Some Serious Equipment
So they’re at least actually digging a big hole for the Second Ave. subway so that’s something. But I’m mostly posting this because William Gisbon referred to this as “God’s typewriter head” and I can’t stop laughing at how accurate that is.
Yes You Can Levitate Objects With Sound
You know, most of my album title suggestions are jokes but if somebody doesn’t end up using this as an album title before I die I will be genuinely angry.
A Cover Story
Ignore the “hurpa-durp e-books are ruining everything” blurb at the start of the article. It kinda loses it’s rhetorical force when you realize you’re looking at these awesome covers on the internet.
*Children’s Books* *Theory*
Werner Hertzog Reads Where’s Waldo
I am never going to get tired of this formula. I realize how easy it is to do but I laugh every time.
Twin Peaks Twenty Years Later
If you guessed that it’s kinda depressing, YOU’RE RIGHT!
The Prison Cell of the Man Who Lived Through Doomsday
History is so so very awesome sometimes. This story has everything: booze, explosions, even a circus!
*Space* *DIY Tech*
Open Source Satellites at Machine Project, Sunday April 25th
The accompanying sketch is a totally accurate representation of how happy I would be to be rocking out with my own satellite.
The Switching Labyrinth
Oh man a BLDGblog post about mazes. Mazes that constantly shift in reaction to those who travel through it! Oh man, I cannot tell you how much of a nerd I am for this post.
Fire everyone at DC comics and let Kate Beaton write Aquaman.