I’m all season bicyclist but I’m certainly looking forward to sunny rides soon, and seeing this new graphic from Threadless put a smile on my face. The original Infinity MPG t-shirt is green with white graphics, but a new updated version is available with bright reflective ink, turning bright white in the headlights of cars. Check out this video to see it in action. I wouldn’t trust it as the only means of night time visibility, but it certainly adds a cool style statement.
Ranjit Bhatnagar built this playable 8 bit violin as part of his Instrument-A-Day project this month. I was hoping it would only play square waves at discrete frequencies, however it actually sounds really pretty when played as a normal violin.
'composition of mammals' by the japanese illustrator wataru yoshida is a set of posters that combine photographs
of mammals overlaid with subtle illustrations of their body structures. read more /via Google Reader
Freeside is a great space, but our kitchen could be charitably described as “needs work”. The countertops are old, difficult to keep clean, and just generally bad. What the heck, we’re a hacker space, right? Lets hack some countertops.
As part of a mondo two-year content deal that Netflix has signed with CBS, episodes from every generation of Star Trek will arrive on the Watch Instantly wunderservice starting in April. It’s unclear exactly how many episodes or seasons are included in the offering, but if they decide to leave some of Voyager off the table I’m okay with that. More »
Large biotech agribusinesses like Monsanto control much of the global seed market with genetically modified (GM) crops. This centralization of GM seeds threatens food safety, food security, biodiversity, and democratic ideals.
A typographical epileptic mess - I like the album tho :P -
I liked a YouTube video: Directed by Hype Williams. “All Of The Lights” by Kanye West feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi with vocals by Fergie, Charlie Wilson, John Legend, Tony Williams, Alicia Keys, La Roux, The Dream, Ryan Leslie, Alvin Fields and Ken Lewis.
"September through December dropped by about 5 percentage points since the previous year, or more than 20,000 lunches a day."
I hope they assumed there’d be a transition period - Kids won’t miss nachos if they never knew they existed in the first place. THEY WILL EAT EVENTUALLY. - Lunch sales are down at the Chicago Public Schools, which has introduced healthier meals that some kids say are just too nasty to eat.
“Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have eggs, get 6!” A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, “Why the hell did you buy 6 cartons of milk?” He replied, “They had eggs.”—