2013-12-05 Photopic Sky Survey
A huge, navigable (uses Flash) true-color image of the night
sky. Extremely well done. Here’s
2013-12-04 Beautiful Macro Images of Snowflakes
Moscow photographer Alexey Kljatov produces lovely, extreme
closeup snowflake images using a compact camera with a reverse-mounted Helios 58mm F2 lens.
2013-11-23 Debugging Python Like a Boss
Roundup of several Python debuggers. (I’m basically the
first example: guy who sticks in a bunch of print statements.)
2013-11-20 Meet Pakistan’s Next Gen Terrorists
“Pakistani authorities have long had ties to domestic militant
groups that help advance the country’s core foreign policy interests”.
This article provides a useful overview.
2013-11-20 Kuwait: 5 Years in Jail for Tweet
“A Kuwaiti court on November 18, 2013, sentenced a Kuwaiti man
to five years in prison for a Twitter comment about Sunni/Shia
2013-11-19 Iraqi Jewish Artifacts Displayed In Washington
After the fall of Saddam Hussein’s government, US troops
discovered thousands of Jewish artifacts in the basement of the Iraqi
intelligence headquarters. Twenty-four of the artifacts will be in
display at the National Archives until January Fifth.
2013-11-19 Philips Norelco BEARDTRIMMER Series 9000
“The unique laser guidance system projects a sharp line of
light to pre-align your style before you trim.” If your beard trimmer
has a laser guidance system you might be taking your
facial hair too seriously.
2013-11-18 Nose Telescope
Follow the link to see the amazingly silly picture of someone
using this thing.