Political halloween costumes, for kids. i may use one of these.


The GWB edition of the iPod

The GWB edition of the iPod
The GWB edition of the iPod,
originally uploaded by mathowie.
beautiful photoshoppery by the mathowie.


All hail the Ant-Art-ican.


GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist has grown a living “brain” that can fly a simulated plane, giving scientists a novel way to observe how brain cells function as a network.

i for one welcome our rat-brain-in-a-jar overlords.


Happy Birthday.

The AntArtican
The AntArtican,
originally uploaded by The Antartican.


I can dream, can't I? | A Whole Lotta Nothing: "Then the idea hit me: Attorney General Lawrence Lessig."

tranmission from my brother

tranmission from my brother
tranmission from my brother,
originally uploaded by th3ph17.
i'm still tripping out that my brother is on the ice planet Hoth. Hopefully the rebel base will stay hidden.

water filled light

water filled light
water filled light,
originally uploaded by th3ph17.
a picture of my porchlight. filled with water. water leaking out thru the seams, thru the green stucco. i was a bit nervous, as were the other apartment dwellers, but finally workmen showed up and after much moving around up above, it stopped. The carpet by the front door--however--is waterloggged.

meghan baker 2

meghan baker 2
meghan baker 2,
originally uploaded by th3ph17.
got to see meghan baker play for a little while last night at The Fat Cat.


Intellectual Poison

Why Web Publishers Fear a Little Sharing: "'Who wants to fill this [stuff] out,' he says. 'I just want to read your dumb story.' "

stuff = Crap.

for the record, crap not stuff.

i can't believe they called SlashDot a "chat site."

The Guardian hears from US citizens about their initiative to write to undecided voters in Ohio (kottke.org): "We're kind of an angry country, aren't we?"

The sunset of October 19 2004

take a wild guess as to where my brother is right now.



originally uploaded by th3ph17.
this is my dirty foot, circa 1999.


Ok. Maybe GM modified plants are a good thing.

"A hypoallergenic grass genetically modified to lack two common hay-fever allergens is set to enter field trials in the US."

GOP funding companies to register people to vote. Hurrah! oh, wait a minute! They are committing fraud!

more, much much more here.


Boing Boing has a new linking policy.

i guess i'll copy it.