Posts Tagged ‘33 Things’

33 Things: This Week’s Amusing and Intriguing Links

1. Conservatives would like to enter Exhibit A into evidence for consideration by the court of public opinion on the issue of border security: “The federal government has posted signs along a major interstate highway in Arizona, more than 100 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, warning...
September 24th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: This Week’s Amusing and Intriguing Links

1.     Free ebooks in tens of different formats! ManyBooks. Many many. 2.     What did Albert Einstein think about god? 3.     A mother who recreates her infant daughter’s dreams and photographs them: 4.     Shields up! 5.     Thoughts from 1941: Who Goes Nazi? 6.     ...
July 29th, 2010 | Other, Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: This Week’s Amusing and Intriguing Links

1.     Beauty, sentimentality, and the gospel: “Indeed, as the church seeks a role in the arts, it must reclaim a more mature concept of beauty. As we recognize and embrace the heartlonging in many works of art, we may make a convincing proclamation of the whole gospel message. Finding a way...
July 23rd, 2010 | Other, Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: This Week’s Amusing and Intriguing Links

1.     A Policeman Who Blogs…In Verse 2.     Zombie sign language! 3.     Analysis and Commentary on the Comics Page 4.     Ebert on Architecture 5.     The Cult of Originality 6.     Don’t ever ask a professional designer to make a ‘lost cat’ poster.  This...
July 16th, 2010 | Other, Thirty Three Things | Read More

33 Things: This Week’s Amusing & Intriguing Links

1. Yet another instance of art proving intractable to science — now, with more shady dealings! 2. Organs to order 3. Analogies are like sandwiches. 4. German Court OK’s pre-implantation genetic screening 5. The Weight of Smut 6. The Chemistry of Fireworks 7.  Your Golden Years May be...
July 8th, 2010 | Thirty Three Things | Read More

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