This is probably one of the coolest videos you’ll ever see—the only footage of a Lunar Module taking off from the moon, and it was the last one ever to do so (Apollo 17). I posted some more information on my blog.
Between Two Ferns with Zack Galifianakis and Jon Hamm. Also check out the episodes with Michael Cera and Natalie Portman.
We fell back to Earth like gravity’s bitches, bitches Physics makes us...– “Gronlandic Edit” by Of Montreal (this just made the physicist in me smirk)
AS I’VE MENTIONED BEFORE, Any fantasy baseballist has more in common with...– John Hodgman (via merlin)
Deep thought: as long as Wall Street brokers are getting bonuses, there is no...– John Moltz
If the diving board is like the microphone of the pool, then the cannonball is...– Jim Gaffigan
The effects of government spending in a village →
I also found that the majority of Iraqis did not care about American or Al Quaeda ideals. They wanted a functioning society where they could have a job and their children would be safe and have a better life than they themselves have had. The most telling quote was from an Iraqi farmer. When asked what he needed he replied, “I want a safe place for my children to go to school, a good price for...
Pixar grants girl’s dying wish with home viewing... →
I always knew there was a reason I liked Pixar.
Enterprise gem by tenderlove →
I can’t believe someone actually took the time to write this. Hilarious. Wish you could write your Ruby in XML? Has the fact that Ruby is not “enterprise” got you down? Do you feel like your Ruby code could be made to be more “scalable”? Well look no further my friend. You’ve found the enterprise gem. Once you install this gem, you too can make Rails scale, Ruby...
Tumblr Auto Delete Script →
This is the Ruby script I used to auto delete all of my past Twitter imports, to clean up my Tumblr blog. It’s not super efficient, but it does the job. Requires the httparty gem.
Safeway’s plan capitalizes on two key insights gained in 2005. The first...– How Safeway Is Cutting Health-Care Costs - WSJ.com (via Kyle Neath)
MLB.com Streams Live Baseball Games to the iPhone →
Wow, this is awesome. Now I really need to get me an iPhone. Apple, hurry up and get on Verizon already! MLB.com, which sells the popular At Bat application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, said it will add live feeds of some games for no additional charge, at least for now. Owners of the $9.99 application will at first get to see two games each day, chosen by MLB.com. (The games are subject to...
It Might Get Loud →
This looks like a great film, I’ll definitely have to check it out. cdevroe: As per usual, if it has Jack White in it, I want to see it/hear it/touch it.
I’m going to try this Tumblr thing, seeing as I haven’t visited the site in such a long time, and they seem to have really spruced the place up. Also—there a ton of Twitter posts, because I guess I left auto import on since the last time I was here, sorry!