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  • Your Daily Art: Blue Heaven II
    What is art? Can you invent a colour?
  • Alas, a blog » Blog Archive » Can an animal rights activist accept medical treatment invented through animal testing?
    Not, if I understand “animal rights activist” correctly, without hypocrisy.
  • Luxuria / Jose
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! My eyes!! (Explanation here.)
  • Philosophers’ Playground: A Gender Puzzle

    I noticed that in place of the usual international symbols or linguistic indicators to let you know which was the men’s and which was the ladies’ room, they decided to use photographs. One image was of men in drag and the other was of women with fake moustaches in men’s clothing…

    So, where did Steve pee? And where should he have peed?

  • Sense About Science | “I don’t know what to believe…”
    “Our short guide, written with input from patients, pharmacists and medical practitioners, among others, lets the public in on the arbiter of scientific quality: the peer review process.”
  • Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals
    Note to Chandos: this is how it’s done, you gits. Author Charles W. Bailey, Jr. notes that while “most scholarly publishers would be delighted to sell 500 copies of a specialized bibliography”, the OAB has had far wider distribution: “over 44,500 copies of the complete book, over 29,500 chapters (or other book sections), and over 6,100 author or title indexes have been distributed to users worldwide”. Via Peter Suber.
  • 2006 Lavender Festival in Sequim Washington
    This looks kinda neat.
  • one red paperclip
    “The house was built in the 1920s and has been recently renovated. It is locate at 503 Main Street Kipling, SK Canada. It is approximately 1100 square feet on two floors. There are three bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, kitchen, living room and dinning room. It has white vinyl siding, a new roof and eaves troughs that have been put on in the last few years.” And Kyle got it in a series of direct swaps, starting with one red paperclip.
  • The Origami Page
    Collection of origami galleries, including Satoshi Kamiya and Robert Lang. Truly extraordinary.
  • Dufttunnel
    “From April through to September, the Autostadt presents the Dufttunnel (scent tunnel) by Danish-Islandic artist Olafur Eliasson. The tube of the tunnel forms its own room and turns slowly along the longitudinal axis around the visitor. The scent pours from the flower pots attached to the tube.” That all makes sense once you see the picture. Way cool.

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