By Andrew Kolb (X)
Seven Lies You Believe about Yourself (by blimeycow)
There is a reason why Wil Wheaton is a con favorite, and his showing at Denver Comic Con is proof of this. He had inspiring messages, thoughtful critiques, and …
Talks about and has video footage of a Wheaton sympathizing with a girl about bullying, and new information like what the new games for TableTop SSN 2.5 will be.
Whoa there, perspective. I don’t think I can handle all this awesome.
Historical photographs held in their modern location. Wow, tragically beautiful.
Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of a linguistic survey that looked at how Americans pronounce words.Among the words he maps are crawfish, syrup, caramel, lawyer, mayonnaise and pecan. He also maps regions by how they refer to a carbonated beverage (the age-old soda or pop question) and how people address groups of two or more people — though as someone who spent time in Pittsburgh, yinz seems to be conspicuously absent. — heidi
By Leen Sadder.
Latest Painting - “Daryl” (The Walking Dead - Commission - 30” x 24” acrylic on box canvas)
And there he is! I’ll have to ask the commissioner about a run of prints :)
Science Education of the Day: Can We Record Our Dreams?
Is it scientifically feasible to record what we visualize while we are asleep? The latest episode of Asap Science addresses this question by exploring several experiments that have been conducted using magnetic resonance imaging technology, in which computer algorithms were able to piece together basic representations of human thought. After building a database of images and video taken from the Internet, special software could provide a crude approximation of what a subject was thinking about during sleep. The computer’s predictions weren’t perfect, but as the technology improves and the learning algorithms become more sophisticated, perhaps one day we will be able to play back dreams on DVDs.
Happy 35th Anniversary Space Invaders!
The original Space Invaders arcade game was released in Japan 35 years ago today. <3
Latest Painting In Progress - “Daryl” (The Walking Dead - Commission)
No wash this time, I want this one to be gritty :)
My late season finale gift to you all, hae a wee bit o’ Rumpel.