Saturday, December 17, 2005

The Alphabet

A cool animated gif shows the evolution of the alphabet.

Friday, December 16, 2005

Ice-ships

An interesting article about a proposal made during World War II to build aircraft carriers out of a special form of ice.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

The moon over Yosemite

A nice picture with an interesting article about recreating an Ansel Adams photo.

Sunday, December 04, 2005

Airline Security

Computer security guru Bruce Schneier wrote this article for Wired about how airline security is a waste of money. It doesn't really say anything new but does summarise things nicely.

Thursday, December 01, 2005

An air guitar with sound

This article in the New Scientist describes a device that makes appropriate noises when you play air guitar.