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33 Things: This Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1.     A new thing to do with your iPhone: take arial footage or play helicopter wars with a friend. 2.     Wonder what the new wave is in google technology?  Here’s a guess: it’ll learn your language, not just process it.  For the philosophy nerds, that might mean it’ll...
July 2nd, 2010 | Other, Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

Dustin Steeve 1. Ben Stein wonders what law gives President Obama the authority to “kick ass” and demand $20 billion from BP?   “The BP behavior is reminiscent of how, immediately after assuming office, Mr. Obama, with no Congressional authority or administrative allowance, simply made a phone...
June 25th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

Have at it. Peter Gross 1. The Artist is Present. You go into a modern art museum, right?  Main exhibition room.  OK.  Main exhibition: the artist herself, sitting in a chair, waiting to stare right back into your eyes.  Here’s a slideshow of the people who sat with her.  If nothing else...
June 18th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

A special, contributor-specific version of 33 Things. We won’t mention and/or castigate the contributors that forgot to get their links in on time. :coughHaydenButlercough: Julia Kiewitt 1. “The New Philistinism” 2. “The Birds and the Bees (via the Fertility Clinic)” 3. “Should...
June 11th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. “Is Marquette Free to be Catholic?” 2. Justice Souter’s Commencement Address to Harvard Graduates 3. A “menaissance” is under way, and the classically clad “retrosexual” is leading the charge. 4. Just tell him the last five books you read, and he’ll...
June 4th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Interesting & Intriguing Links

1. Google’s Demise. 2. Kung fu bear from Japan.  Seriously. The obligatory ‘Lost’ links: 3. Unsatisfied by the LOST finale?  You’re not alone. 4. Wired: As Lost Ends, Creators Explain How They Did It, What’s Going On 5. Fill the Lost Shaped Hole in Your Life….With Friday...
May 28th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. Cut the jargon: The next generation (hopefully) of academic writing. 2. We credit or blame the current president with job growth during his term, but should we? 3. Forget Tribbles. Steven Greydanus explains the trouble with trailers. 4. When the “application” of social networking gets...
May 21st, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. Mars probes…in poetry. 2. Want to know what the world was thinking about in 1910? Read the Sunday Magazine. 3. Jupiter has lost a stripe! 4. The newest, hippest literary movement has very specific standards. 5. Rehabilitating Jim Jones. 6. Sorry Trekkies, but warp speed would kill you. “As...
May 14th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. Steampunk that actually works! 2. Think you need some lovin’? Maybe you should meet this musical duo. (HT: Matt Jenson) 3. Twelve pieces of great advice for the recent or soon-to-be college graduate. 4. Death Metal Lyric or William Blake Poetry? 5. The danger of bluetooth headsets (HT: XKCD) 6....
May 7th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: The Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. ‘Uncanny Valley’–why human androids are doomed to be social outcasts. 2. It’s a shame the US dollar is so ugly.  Once in a while, artists like to dream about what it might look like, if it were pretty. 3. Best. Local. Commercial. Ever. 4. We’re with him. As in, literally. ...
April 30th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More