The equation that is itself: where X and Y satisfy the inequality set the bit to black. What you get is the formula itself.
Today’s Cracked has a great article about things in slow motion, including this brain-bursting video of what dropping a Slinky looks like if you slow it down.
Taken on July 19, 2013, Cassini took this picture of our planet (that tiny blue dot) as it was eclipsed by Saturn.
Shorpy has a great picture from 1956 of the General Motors Technical Center front lobby. Design by Eero Saarinen (of course).
Today’s Mental Floss has a great article on the miniature demo models traveling salesmen used to carry with them. A hot item on eBay (but a lot are fakes!)
The way speech recognition used to be.
Two years ago today, Paul Talley and I made a stop at the Sunol Water Temple.The 1910 Sunol Water Temple is one of those quirky ‘only in California’ things. It is a memorial to the convergence of three sources of water, Alameda Creek, Arroyo de La Laguna, and the Pleasanton Well Fields. In the late […]
For some reason this section from a Mental Floss article on the history of the Social Security number struck me as particularly funny.
“A couple of days later, the 61-year-old turned on her radiation meter, apparently a common household item in Russia, which she keeps to check produce.”
Note the use of actual human teeth. You can purchase one for yourself (or the children) from Etsy, here. Show them how you really feel.