A Refined Desktop Collection →
Lovely sets of Mac, iPhone and iPad wallpapers in Wood, Dark, and Light themes.
He who would travel happily must travel light.– Antoine de Saint-Exupery (via packlite)
One Politician's Incredibly Unfortunate Tweet →
Meg Whitman is running for governor of California. Last night, her spokesperson tweeted what was intended as a standard-issue endorsement announcement. But when you leave off a letter from a bit.ly address, strange things happen. Like, really, horribly, hilariously strange.
Glif - iPhone 4 Tripod Mount and Stand Glif is a simple iPhone 4 accessory with two primary functions: mounting your iPhone to a standard tripod, and acting as a kickstand to prop your iPhone up at an angle. From these two functions emerge numerous uses: hands-free FaceTiming, watching videos, making movies, using your iPhone as an alarm clock, and many others. Fund the Glif on Kickstarter
Had one been asked to take a martian to visit a single place that nearly...– A. de Botton on Heathrow Airport
Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark, in the hopeless...– Ayn Rand
It's official: 'Hobbit' greenlighted →
Borys Kit, The Hollwood Reporter The announcement, made jointly by New Line president and COO Toby Emmerich, Warner Bros. president and COO Alan Horn, and MGM co-CEO Steve Cooper, says the “the two films based on ‘The Hobbit’ are now greenlit and will begin principal photography in February 2011, under the direction of Peter Jackson.”
The Zombie Network: Beware 'Free Public WiFi' →
9-bits: NPR goes in depth on the “Free Public WiFi” that shows up everywhere. Turns out to match the conspiracy theory I’ve had all along: it’s a zombie network. The good news? It’s only spread/affected by older Windows XP installations. (via Jonathan Stark)
Windows Phone: Really?
Best Made Company Chop No. 3 Featuring a 40” Best Made Twibill with a 4lb head Directed by Finn O’Hara with music by Nico Muhly Filmed with the Phantom HD Gold Camera at Sugino Studios, April 20th, 2010 Finished by Colr At Topix, Toronto Canada
Earth-Like Planet Can Sustain Life →
by Irene Klotz, Discovery News A new member in a family of planets circling a red dwarf star 20 light-years away has just been found. It’s called Gliese 581g, and the ‘g’ may very well stand for Goldilocks. Gliese 581g is the first world discovered beyond Earth that’s the right size and location for life. “Personally, given the ubiquity and propensity of life to...