Thursday the Tenth of April, 2014

Untrusted - a user javascript adventure game
"Untrusted is a JavaScript adventure game that requires you to modify its source code as you play in order to complete puzzles." (filed under: games puzzles programming)

Podium | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: The depth of the problem - The Washington PostWhat Heartbleed Can Teach The OSS Community About Marketing | Kalzumeus SoftwareBillion laughs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaChocaByte promises 3D chocolate printing for US$99Killer Bags by Martin Brent | Break The Bag HabitScientists say UK wasted 560m on flu drugs that are not proven | World news | The GuardianA Comprehensive Altoids Personal Survival/Everyday Carry TinRite in the RainGeocaching Containers - Magnetic Nano Snail cache + 5 logbooks - Original & New | eBayGeocaching Containers , Magnetic Bolt Cache With A Rite in the Rain Nano Log . | eBayRusticle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBoardGameGeek: Europe Hot Deal Email Alert #BGG by samblake0 - IFTTTa secret sci-fi film shot in China starring Ai Weiwei by Jason Wishnow KickstarterDavid Cameron: 'Jesus invented the Big Society I'm just continuing God's work' - UK Politics - UK - The Independentgit-consult-head - git man page generatorThe Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now
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Mmm Skyscraper I Love You Underworld
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Love is Lighter Than Air The Divine Comedy

Wednesday the Ninth

BBC News - Aggression from video games 'linked to incompetence'
"If the structure of a game or the design of the controls thwarts enjoyment, it is this not the violent content that seems to drive feelings of aggression." (filed under: games design psychology)

2014-04-07 at 07-48-48 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!20140408_123127 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: Micro 3D printer Kickstarter funding: $1 million in just one day | BGRBBC News - Wonga TV advert banned by advertising watchdogWhy Angry? Why not the Polite DM, or the Sarcastic DM? What do you get out of Angry that you wouldn't otherwise? | I Rank My Friends - Business InsiderDoor shimsGofor: Drones On DemandGTORangeBuilder Blog: GTO Brain Teaser #1: Exploitation and Counter-Exploitation in Rock Paper ScissorsBuffett Wins NCAA Billion-Dollar Hoops Bet as Brackets Go Bust - Bloomberg

Tuesday the Eighth

#NotABugSplat | A giant art installation project that targets predator drone operators sitting thousands of miles away who refer to kills as BugSplats. Now they’ll see a child’s face instead.
"Now, when viewed by a drone camera, what an operator sees on his screen is not an anonymous dot on the landscape, but an innocent child victim’s face." (filed under: drones art)

Mirror Labyrinth | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Cubes | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: A Better Way to Say Sorry | cuppacocoaSocial Change - BKM TECHBeginner's Guide to Hiding a Geocache - YouTube BBC Radio 4 - Natalie Haynes Stands up for the Classics, VirgilHow about a 'citizen's income' instead of benefits? | Hannah Fearn | Society | The GuardianThe #1 New Paid App In The Play Store Costs $4, Has Over 10,000 Downloads, A 4.7-Star Rating... And It's A Total Scam [Updated]

Tuesday the First

Watch the unseen artistry of road sign painters | The Verge
"The video depicts a pair of workers painting the familiar 'bus stop' warning by hand, using only some rough chalk marks to judge the correct size of the letters." (filed under: art london signs transport) (via: sarah)

security | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: L.P.D.: Libertarian Police Department : The New YorkerLamington invented in New Zealand, new research proves 'beyond doubt' | World news | theguardian.comHarvard discovers three of its library books are bound in human flesh | RoadtrippersMicroscopic Castle Drawings Etched Onto Single Grains of Sand | 123 InspirationUnbelievable Bus Shelter | Pepsi Max. Unbelievable #LiveForNow - YouTubePenguin Now! | Penguin Books UKHomicidal chauffeur problem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaNarrative vs narration Articles PC Herzog Plays: Dark Souls 2 - YouTubeBelling the cat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaCERN to switch to Comic Sans | CERNLenticular Design : Daily MTG : Magic: The GatheringTube, rail and homes hit by south London power cut - London - News - London Evening StandardEating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your risk of death by 42 percent -- ScienceDailyMoonrakers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaChoice Chamber by OneMrBean KickstarterOculus VR officials and their families received death threats after Facebook acquisition | Polygon

Monday the Thirty-First of March

About the Piip-Show - Piipshow
"The Piip-Show is a three months long live broadcast from the Norwegian broadcasting network, Here you have the chance to follow life inside a bird feeder decorated as a coffee bar – second by second." (filed under: birds video drinks)

Concrete Society | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: Games evangelists and naysayersbird and moonSkylon: is there a point in rebuilding it? | Art and design | theguardian.comEarly Days (of a better nation) by Coney HQ KickstarterRadio Police Automaton - Boing Boing'Out There' Review (iOS, Android) - Roguelikelike Lost In SpaceBerlin Interpretation - RogueBasinThis is what happens when Facebook controls the signal, and it defines you as noise Tech News and AnalysisHow The Most Expensive Game Jam In History Crashed And Burned In A...

Thursday the Twenty-Seventh

The Badger Herald - UW student researches ways to make robots more human - The Badger Herald
"If interactive robots were able to pause during conversation and take a moment to gaze off into the distance as if pondering what the user was saying, research suggests this small change could make them seem less robotic." (filed under: robots illusions eyes)

Time Is Running Out | Day 299/365 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: Homeopathy product recalled over fears it may contain actual medicine - Americas - World - The IndependentThe robot tricks to bridge the uncanny valley - tech - 19 March 2014 - New ScientistTory blocks food bank because he cant book restaurant on Saturday | Political ScrapbookNordic Larp Book Now Available for Free Online |Asteroid Found with Rings! First-of-Its-Kind Discovery Stuns Astronomers (Video, Images) | Space.comMazer is for railings | Flickr - Photo Sharing!The Bowler HatChocolate Digestives revelation could change the face of biscuit eating forever - Weird News - News - The IndependentCaring too much. That's the curse of the working classes | David Graeber | Comment is free | The GuardianBBC News - Nottingham Sainsbury's cash machine 15in off the ground

Wednesday the Twenty-Sixth

How 3D printers forge new art from old etchings - New Scientist
"[Factum Arte] have worked from Piranesi's etchings of ancient Roman artefacts and created life-size, three-dimensional sculptures, realising forms that previously only existed on the page." (filed under: history art simulation)

Harris Manchester College | Flickr - Photo Sharing!( ) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!GWL | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Malostransk Station | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: Media Advisory: Press Conference in Brazil to Announce Discovery in Outer Solar System | ESOLondon Bird Club WikiLatestNews - London Bird Club WikiAnsicht - Architekturpreis BetonGoats are far more clever than previously thoughtMichael Gove professes to enjoy chap-hop how peculiar | Mr B the Gentleman Rhymer | Comment is free | The GuardianAlleged Security Camera footage of CTA derailment - YouTubeMinecraft for Oculus Rift cancelled in wake of Facebook deal | Technology | theguardian.comWhat happens behind the scenes before an Antiques Roadshow appraisal? Expert Witness The A.V. Club

Sunday the Twenty-Third

Translating Lorem Ipsum << LRB blog
"Bits of it have surprising power: the desperate insistence on loving and pursuing sorrow, for instance, that is cheated out of its justification – an incomplete object that has been either fished for, or wished for." (filed under: language mutation) (via: matthew)

Said School | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Forbidden | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Ancient Lights | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: The Overprotected Kid - The AtlanticThe Addams Family's Living Room Was ... Pink!? | Co.Design | business + designEvacuation training exercise at the Cable Car

Thursday the Twentieth

Metal Detecting and Digging on the Thames Foreshore
"Scraping the Thames foreshore surface with any type of implement is considered digging." (filed under: london history law)

Swinging in the Evening | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: Here's a shiny new 1 coin - what was that about the budget? | Mary Dejevsky | Comment is free | theguardian.comHow to spot a fake 1 coin - Yahoo Finance UKMass Effect developer makes emotional plea to eliminate social injustice in games | PolygonBristol Gorillas - 43 GorisambardA Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet | Autopia | Wired.comThe Murray Gell-Mann Amnesia effectMeasles outbreak! Vaccine trutherism now officially a public health crisis - Salon.comSt Paul's Survives - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaWhat Languages Sound Like To Foreigners on Guitar - YouTube'The Tourist' Season: How "The Greatest Sci-Fi Movie Never Made" Became a Novel Illegally

Saturday the Fifteenth

"Enter your starting and ending locations, as well as the type of place where you'd like to stop on the way, and Roadli will show you the fastest route options." For both walking and driving. (filed under: walking maps) (via: danielle)

They are lovely socks! | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Man: His Structure and Physiology, 1857 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!Glanced at: 'Yada yada yada': Wandsworth councillor dismisses pothole complaints - YouTubeLive Baby Goat Cam + Win a DropCam of your own. | Beekman 1802 Mercantile5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus - Atlantic MobileScientists have 'Good Chance' of Successfully Cloning 43,000-Year-Old Woolly MammothThe Jumblies by Edward Lear : The Poetry Foundation

Friday the Fourteenth

Gamasutra - 'Beating' games around the world
"'Beat' is probably an American conceit, rooted in our capitalistic, competitive culture. My English friends say they 'finished' a game, or 'completed' it." (filed under: games language) (via: minkette)

Glanced at: Would You Eat a Salad Grown in a Bomb Shelter? | Innovation | SmithsonianTony Benn: I have put up several plaques - quite... - JohnTheLutheranthe BoxBattleOfTheCrowds - TwitchJournal of the Bizarre: Jenny Hanivers, Mermaids, Devil Fish, and Sea MonksChancery LaneThe Rebranding Of SOPA: Now Called 'Notice And Staydown' | Techdirt

Thursday the Thirteenth

The Rise and Fall of the Indian Rope Trick (pdf)
"When we measured the relationship between the amount of time between seeing and recalling the trick, and how impressive the trick sounded, the result was a significant positive correlation." (filed under: magic illusions memory)

Glanced at: Meeting Neil deGrasse Tyson | MIT Admissions - The Search for Aliens Is Just Getting Started - Popular Mechanics - Not So Fast: Speed-Reading App Fails To Convince Experts - NBC - Lucas Pope's "surreal" moment Papers, Please was recognised at airport - Gaming News - Digital Spy - Faire Play: Barbie-Compatible 3D Printed Medieval Armor by Jim Rodda / Zheng3 Kickstarter - IMPORTANT Complete blood count result fake PDF malware - Chilean architect Smiljan Radic to design 2014 Serpentine pavilion | Art and design | - Idaho Hockey Fans Suing Arena Over Beer Prices - ABC News -
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