Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ninite: Easy PC Installs

I haven't actually tried this but looks very cool if you need to install software on a new Windows PC. You go to the page, select the software you want and it gives you an installer to download. You do the one install and all your apps will be there.
via lifehacker

Monday, June 28, 2010

Ancient British Sites on Google Maps

The Megalithic Portal has a Google Map showing locations of various pre-historic sites in Britain. You can even filter them in case you like stone circles but can't stand hill forts.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Lego Ship in Bottle

This is not a trick. This Lego ship was built inside the bottle through the neck.

What do those badges mean

The Daily Telegraph has an article with a diagram that explains all the badges on US General David Petraeus's uniform (and he has a lot of them).

Saturday, June 12, 2010

The Second World War on Facebook

College Humor presents: OMG WWII on FACEBOOK! a modern adaptation of world war II for the american teenager.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Scripts of the World

Smashing Magazine has a very interesting article about various writing systems in use around the world. Lots of cool pictures and interesting information.