Other Ten Percent 10/24/12

Oct 24 2012

Blarg. Dance Party prep means that I don’t actually have a whole hell of a lot of time this week which means, I’m afraid, that there’s going to be a heck of a lot of lightning round OTPs this week. Including this one.

Guys Seeking British National Policy for 3DPrinting Are Keen to Get On With It
Bruce Sterling kinda went off on this one and I love it.
via Beyond The Beyond http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond
October 23, 2012 at 04:02AM
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Wikipedia Entries to Read in the Dark
Well I’ll never be sleeping again. See you guys later.
via The Hairpin http://thehairpin.com/
October 23, 2012 at 07:15AM
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Ira Glass makes balloon animals
Does Tavi have a blackmail folder on everybody in entertainment? How the hell does Rookie keep getting awesome people to not just be awesome but reveal totally awesome new sides of themselves?
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
October 23, 2012 at 08:43AM
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Cuts of wood
I love this generally but my favorite part about it is that it isn’t actually made of wood.
via kottke.org http://kottke.org/
October 23, 2012 at 08:45AM
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Drunk Jeff Goldblum
I wasn’t wild about the original one of these back in the day but the new one is golden.
via kottke.org http://kottke.org/
October 23, 2012 at 09:17AM
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This ancient, undeciphered text is closer than ever to being solved
Crowdsourced ancient language decoding.
via io9 http://io9.com
October 23, 2012 at 09:45AM
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The Knockoff Economy: How Copying Benefits Everyone (Video)
Not totally sure I’m sold by this argument but I certainly think knockoffs being the enemy of everything right and good in the world is super simplistic
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
October 23, 2012 at 11:32AM
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15 Obscure Historical Monsters Who Would Improve Halloween Immensely
Aaaaaand you now all have Halloween costumes. You’re welcome.
via io9 http://io9.com
October 23, 2012 at 12:00PM
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K-Cup Cocktails, MIxed Drinks Made With Flavored Single Serve Packs
Screw it. This is what I’m doing for drinks for the party this year. It’d certainly save me a decent amount of time versus making a giant batch of alcoholic punch.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
October 23, 2012 at 01:32PM
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The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf, A Working 9-Hole Course
This is the second most impressively elaborate book I’ve seen today.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
October 23, 2012 at 03:32PM
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