Archive for August, 2007

Scientology…

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

From the Guardian’s Ignopedia, a section at the end of a Charlie Brooker column… “Scientology is a spoof religion followed by several high-profile Hollywood stars, every single one of whom is doing it for a bet just to see how long they can fool Tom Cruise. Advanced followers of Scientology believe an alien ruler called […]

A subtle but important distinction…

Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Since reading an article on the register some weeks ago, I’ve been becoming aware of just how much a subtly fallacy about the situation in the middle east/ Iraq is being perpetuated. Al Qaeda is not behind all of the bombings apparently attributed to them in Iraq. They are being attributed to a group specifically […]

Postsecret…

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

Postsecret have just posted their new cards for the week, along with a movie from Youtube. Have a look…

Technological Marvels…

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

A recent find (I think, originally, via a Userfriendly link of the day) was that of Strandbeest. Strandbeest are large-scale machines constructed by a Dutch artist/ engineer called Theo Jansen. They use wind power to transport themselves across beaches and the like. There are some videos of them in action on the website, it’s well […]

Return of the webcomics…

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Two of the comics I check regularly have recently been resurrected with new posts; both Choppingblock and No 4th Wall are both intermittently updating again. Woo! etc…