News from the Weird
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
 
This is truly the most mind blowing optical illusion that I've seen in a long time. Stare at the image for a minute then look away. You will see a visual distortion for at least 30 seconds its wild.
http://www.ezprezzo.com/videoclips/opitical_illusion_hallucination.html
 
Friday, May 26, 2006
 
Wow things are getting crazy busy nowadays, Heres a flash version of Frogger.
http://www.neave.com/games/frogger/
 
Thursday, May 11, 2006
 
Man things have been crazy the last little while. Just settling into Edmonton. Found this crazy link to some great vintage cartoons.

http://drawn.ca/2006/05/10/vintage-cartoon-round-up/
 
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
 
This is a super emotional roller coaster. A slideshow of the reprocussions of the Chernobyl disaster.
http://www.pixelpress.org/chernobyl/index.html
 
Saturday, April 15, 2006
 
Since it makes more sense with a blog, I'm going to drop the whole issue system and just report as I hear it.

This is a bio consumption study that shows if the UK consumption was applied to the whole world we would need 3.1 Earths to sustain them.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4897252.stm

This is a hilarious proganda video made in the 60's about pot, it's haha funny.
http://www.pistolwimp.com/media/44457/
 
Thursday, April 06, 2006
 
News from the Weird 70:

Well it appears that I'll be off to Edmonton for 6 months or longer. I'll be keeping my phone number for now and all my e-mail address information just so you know.

Here's the news:
Article about binding brain tissue with computer chips, this is weird wonderful and creepy allat the sametime.http://www.livescience.com/humanbiology/060327_neuro_chips.html
E-mule spyservers, filesharing just got creepier! This article talks on how to block them but it makes you wonder how many actually exist.http://riccardo.raneri.it/blog/eng/index.php/2006/03/27/emule-users-stay-aware-of-spy-servers/
An interesting video done in 1967 by Gene Hackman about Community Shelter Planning. It's so wild seeingGene when he is soo young.http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=conelrad
Oh man this is so strange. A funeral director hoards dead fetuses... just read the article if you feel inclinedhttp://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/view.php?StoryID=20060328-030015-9356r
They've managed to clone the first human organ in isolation, the bladder, excelllent by thetime I'm fifty I can get all my organs replaced and live forever Muhahahah!http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0604040139apr04,1,4083876.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed&ctrack=1&cset=true
Huge cloud of alcohol found in deep space 463 billion miles accross... in related news HomerSimpson has again joined NASA.http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200604/s1607840.htm
Anarchy and the UK television performance from 1976.... PUNK ROCK!!!!!http://bedazzled.blogs.com/bedazzled/2006/04/anarchy_in_the_.html
 
Friday, March 24, 2006
 





It's been awhile since I decided to bother with the news so I thought I'd get back to it. Now that it's in a blog format strictly as opposed to e-mail I may have more frequent updates. So stay tuned.

I've been gushing (to some of you) about the film based on Neil G.'s work MirrorMask and how I was chomping at the bit to see it. Well I saw it, and let me tell you I wasn't as impressed as I thought I'd be. Speaking of movies I was thinking of seing V for Vendetta. have any of you seen it? Well anyway here's the news:

For those of you in the Calgary area seeking the weird and the wonderful or just plain don't know what to do with themselves might I recommend the Calgary Culture Club. I've been getting mad mileage out of this free club that works to connect people interested in arts and culture in the Calgary area.
http://www.calgarycultureclub.com

This artist Ray Caesar is frequently featured in one of my favourite magazines Justapoz. His work is typically very creepy and quite often employs a similiar digital model structure again and again. Not safe for work (featured piece above)
http://www.raycaesar.com/

Contains 15 minutes of a monty python interview that hasn't been aired in over 30 years.http://tsoya.blogspot.com/2006/03/unearthed-monty-python-footage-from.html

Its official a book on Pastafarianism hits the shelves this week. Ramen.http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2006-03-26-spaghetti-monster_x.htm

I LoOOOVEEE this site, it's peoples deepest secrets in a creative custom made postcard form.They range from endearing to sad but are also potent.http://postsecret.blogspot.com/

Boing boing had an interesting article about Google adwords revealing that the bottom feeding lawyersare the ones that pay the most for ads:Most expensive Google ad keywords listed This list of the highest-paying Google advertising keywords is exciting for its very dullness: if there's one thing that's become clear it's that in 2006, the most aggressive users of keyword advertising are asbestos lawyers, ambulance chasers, and mortgage brokers. $54.33 mesothelioma lawyers$47.79 what is mesothelioma$47.72 peritoneal mesothelioma$47.25 consolidate loans$47.16 refinancing mortgage$45.55 tax attorney$41.22 mesothelioma$38.86 car accident lawyer$38.68 ameriquest mortgage
 
Weird and delightful tidbits from my favourite news feeds and irresponsible browsing habits.

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