From xkcd.com, naturally.
From cracked.com: It turns out that there are awesome easter eggs hidden on items you use every day. We asked our readers to shed some light on these hidden gems.
The delightful xkcd strikes again:
From TheFunnyPages.com: Cartoon Law I Any body suspended in space will remain in space until made aware of its situation. Daffy Duck steps off a cliff, expecting further pastureland. He loiters in midair, soliloquizing flippantly, until he chances to look down. At this point, the familiar principle of 32 feet per second per second takes […]
From the Evening Standard, 12 January 1946: If you look up ‘tea’ in the first cookery book that comes to hand you will probably find that it is unmentioned; or at most you will find a few lines of sketchy instructions which give no ruling on several of the most important points. This is curious, […]
The Supreme Court’s ruling this week overturned both the Federal Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8, both of which restricted the right of same-sex couples to legally marry. Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the DOMA case, will be one of New York City’s LGBT Pride Parade’s Grand Marshals. From HuffingtonPost.com: NYC LGBT Pride […]
From Mashable.com: Anyone can throw an image of the periodic table onto a desktop and call it a background, but the creations in the gallery above combine useful information with strong aesthetic appeal. 1. Periodic Table of Typefaces Study the popular, influential and notorious typefaces with this background. Image courtesy of Flickr, Jeff McNeill 2. […]
By Diego Martinez-Moncada from dailyinfographic.com: [Full article]
By Ethan Zuckerman from Quartz.com: Conventional wisdom suggests that English is becoming “the world’s second language,” a lingua franca that many forward—looking organizations are adopting it as a working language. Optimists about the spread of English as a global second language suggest it will enable collaboration and ease problem solving without threatening the survival of […]
By Tom Standage from the New York Times Sunday Review: Men enjoying a drink and a chat in a 17th-century coffeehouse. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) LONDON — SOCIAL networks stand accused of being enemies of productivity. According to one popular (if questionable) infographic circulating online, the use of Facebook, Twitter and other such sites at work […]