Category Archives: Things On The Net

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Geography freaks beware! My new favorite web site to kill a lot of time. [via MetaFilter]

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Great Cthulhu! Giant flying octopus kites!

And if you need more Giant Flying Cephalopods, check out their Giant Flying Squid. [via Memepool]

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HTML-to-ASCII converter

Incredibly useful utility that converts any URL to ASCII text, preserving style information and converting links to numbered footnotes. Doesn’t seem to like CSS though. [via Boing Boing]

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From the IRC Quote Database…

Recently found in the IRC Quote Database… <xterm> The problem with America is stupidity. I’m not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don’t we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the … Continue reading

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Escher lizard paving stones

These are just so incredibly cool. I would do a whole house with these… [via Boing Boing]  

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Animated tesselations

Totally awesome archive of animated tesselations. [via bOing bOing]

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Firecracker packaging art work

Amazing collection of firecracker packaging through the ages in full-color lurid glory. [via bOing bOing]

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What EPCOT was supposed to be like

detailing Walt’s original plans for EPCOT, which was going to be a real futuristic city with a central translucent dome, monorails everywhere, and real residents . Lots of old-school retrofuture material here. [via bOing bOing]

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Hey, Everybody, Let’s Put On An Avant-Garde Show!

From the current Onion. Beautiful, genius, and so very very wrong… Now, don’t get sore if you don’t land one of the lead roles. There’s work for everybody on this avant-garde production! Virginia’s a demon with a needle and thread; … Continue reading

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Gig posters from around the world

Cool online collection of alterna/punk/whatever poster art. [via bOing bOing]

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