Other Ten Percent 6/30/10

Jun 30 2010

Okay so the slogan was “okay internet, tell me something new” which I found out by listening to the podcast here. Also I added a bunch of new stuff to Google Reader so let’s welcome some new sources today.

*Crime* *Comics*
Cat-Masked Robber Ensures That Her “Wanted” Poster Will Go Viral Immediately
http://www.theawl.com/2010/06/cat-masked-robber-ensures-that-her-wanted-poster-will-go-viral-immediately
Catwoman has really let herself go.

*Infographics* *Complexity*
Great Visualizers: Always with Honor
http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2010/great-visualizers-always-with-honor/
Would you like to see a massive chart on the different types of design? No? Then why are you even reading this thing?

*Dogs* *Amazing Things*
OMG Adorbz of the Day
http://thedailywh.at/post/749887943/omg-adorbz-of-the-day-onward-pugasus-to-the
This actually trumps “pug pushing a stroller” for the best pug related thing I have ever seen.

*Secrets* *Design*
Secret Stash: Everyday Objects with Hiding Places
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/06/29/secret-stash-everyda.html
Hooray for secret compartments!

*Music* *Animals*
What Kind of Music do Dogs Enjoy Listening to? Science has the Answer
http://io9.com/5575127/what-kind-of-music-do-dogs-enjoy-listening-to-science-has-the-answer
Thanks again science!

*Science* *Television*
What Kind of Bird is Big Bird? A Scientist Explains
http://www.boingboing.net/2010/06/29/what-kind-of-bird-is.html
Well thank God because that was a mystery that was haunting my dreams.

*Paper* *Computers*
Programmable Origami
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/06/programmable_origami.html
Just let how weird that is sink in for a few seconds.

*Art* *Just Art*
Contraomnes
http://www.cgunit.net/2010/06/contraomnes.html
I like this, it is pretty.

*Science* *Hackerspaces*
BioCurious: a Hackerspace for BioTech
http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/06/biocurious_a_hackerspace_for_biotec.html
No but seriously, try coming up with a good new sci-fi concept that isn’t obsolete within six months.

*Architecture* *Swimming*
Skypark Swimming Pool
http://www.fubiz.net/2010/06/28/skypark-swimming-pool/
I like that they intentionally make this extra terrifying with the false edge.

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