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Smile And Say Cheese

Smile And Say Cheese

October 5, 2010

Oh snap! Soak in the variety and subtle meaning of the Facebook head shot with Fast Company’s hilariously-sassy Graphic Guide To Facebook Portraits.

Lies, Damned Lies, And Truthiness

Lies, Damned Lies, And Truthiness

October 4, 2010

Just in time for the November elections, Indiana University gives us Truthy, their Twitter-based propaganda identification system:

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A Visit To The McFarthest Spot

A Visit To The McFarthest Spot

October 1, 2010

Last month, I discovered that the McFarthest Spot had moved – from South Dakota to Nevada! Now, it was within practical range of my curiosities, and I knew what I must do.

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Mega Millions

Mega Millions

September 28, 2010

The lottery is evil – or so they say! To illustrate, Rob Cockerham created his “Incredibly Depressing” Mega Millions simulator, which allows you to surf the waves of probability without risking your precious dinero:

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The Beagle Has Sanded

The Beagle Has Sanded

September 27, 2010

Yee-haw! At precisely 10:15am PDT on Sunday, September 26, 2010, I set foot upon the McFarthest Spot. It was fucking solitary as shit. More details coming soon!

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Road Trip!

Road Trip!

September 24, 2010

This weekend, for reasons that just recently became apparent, I’m travelling solo into the desolate expanses of northwestern Nevada. Along the way, there’ll be tunes, a foamy head or two, and most importantly, gallons of water down my gullet.

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Beyond Terra Firma

Beyond Terra Firma

September 23, 2010

All hail the vintage infographic – artifact of the antique aesthetic, exemplar of long-departed publishing technologies, and bookmark into the ever-expanding annals of knowledge itself!

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Deeply Impacted

Deeply Impacted

September 22, 2010

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is an overachiever, and since it began to circle the moon in June 2009, it’s plumbed the depths of holes, captured the paths of Apollo astronauts, and completed the first-ever high-resolution elevation map:

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