Blimp TV brings us exciting news about the new Bush coins that are based on a petroleum standard and will be minted in gallon denominations instead of dollars. via Boing Boing
Japanese consumer products company Amadana has created some hilarious warning illustrations for the products that they sell, like this one for their remote control unit. via Boing Boing Gadgets
Here’s a special preview of “Murder Unscripted”, the next season of Law & Order, now made entirely without writers. Oh and I think it was Colonel Mustard in the Library with the wrench. via Bonnie Burton on Twitter
The phishing scams just keeps getting worse. Here’s an example of a truly evil one hosted at INJE University in Gimhae, South Korea (22.214.171.124). The spam email links to a phishing site that tries to trick people into entering their Social Security number and credit card information in order to receive an IRS tax refund….
“Mommy, Why is There a Server in the House?” is a touching children’s book by Dr. Tom O’Conner that helps parents explain Stay-At-Home Servers to their child. It’s also a very clever viral ad campaign for Microsoft Windows Home Server. See Also: Clearification Thanks to Spacemonkey for the tip! image via Stay-At-Home Servers
Our friends at EFF are celebrating their 17th Birthday Party next Tuesday, January 15th at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco. Happy birthday! After a day at Macworld, join EFF in celebrating our 17th year of defending digital rights! Since 1990, EFF has been there fighting for freedom and civil liberties. The birthday bash will…
In 2006 Alan Becker created a couple of great short animated videos depicting an battle between an animator and his on-screen animations, “Animator vs. Animation” and the sequel “Animator vs. Animation II”. Later on Alan worked with Charles Yeh to create a game version of the animation: “Animator vs. Animation Game: SE”
Jesse Thorn is bringing his excellent public radio show The Sound of Young America to San Francisco for a special live show next Monday, January 14th at the Eureka Theater as part of SF Sketchfest. The event will feature live public radio with Merlin Mann, Morgan Murphy, Zach Rogue, Danny Hoch and Bucky Sinister. The…