Substantially mixed bag this lot, some clearouts, most new from today. Let's start with the best shadow art I've ever seen
, so very cool.
Now onto some Google Külness. Google Mars
. It's like Google Maps, but on Mars! Really does bring into relief what KSTR
meant when he talked about the great northern sea. After that, How to Make Gmail/Gcal Rock
; I especially like the open a compose window in the sidebar bookmarklet, very handy.Things that make you proud to be British
that you'll miss when overseas. Note to the colonials, inhabitants of rebel provinces and other types reading this; yes, we really are that weird.autopope
fanboying (again). Charlie has 15 minutes of fame
(and a few more years to follow) with an article on the BBC technology website
about the future of history and how we're only just leaving the Dark Ages. Follow up interview on BBC Radio Wales
on the Adam Walton show, about half an hour in, it'll be on Listen again for the next 7 days from at some point later this evening, I caught all but the first minute or so.
Hmm, still lots of Doctor Who wank throughout fandom, so instead I bring you The Empty Goth
, and a useful translation phrasebook for any Doctor Who forum
(or in fact pretty much any BB ever, as I rarely go to Who forums and I recognise 9/10s of the idiocies). That last was via pretty much everyone already, but you never know. What do you mean what wank? judge_death has the full story
. Sort of.
Last up, the Origins Awards
, including a win for jonhodgson
and Deadlands: Reloaded
, which makes them double plus good. Which means I have to use a Fineas icon for this post in celebration, it's not like I'm short of them.ps. Ignore this link, it's not here. Oh, alright, go have a look. devils_kitchen proves that political party websites don't have to look like something from the late '90s with his build of the UKIP Ealing site for the by-election. Ouch, I just linked to UKIP approvingly. I'll go and repent now—the content remains crap you'll be pleased to know.