Oddities & Diversions: August 2003

August 29, 2003

Defective Yeti - Linguists discover “i” in “team”.

How to construct a clothespin match gun - I didn’t even know you could do this! Man, I wasted my childhood.

August 27, 2003

Mogwai - great interview on Earlash.

Unibody - The best pixel font out there just got better…a whole lot better.

August 26, 2003

Periscope - Beautiful use of Flash.

Robot Parking - The car that parallel parks itself!

August 21, 2003

Stupid Creatures - Equally cool, but not better than sock monkeys.

August 20, 2003

Nerf’Tard - McSweeney’s tells it like it is.

August 19, 2003

Troy McClure - Filmography from one of the world’s most illustrious actors.

August 13, 2003

Vaudeville Slang - “You givin’ me the high hat”?

August 12, 2003

Self-defence with a walking-stick - Finally, a resource for the rest of us. From The Journal of Non-Lethal Combatives.

The Girl Next Door - New David Sedaris fun!

August 5, 2003

Pitchforkmedia.com - A redesign and the promise of regular updates!