Friday, January 08, 2010

Lots of Random Things

Newtonville Books writes "This is pretty freaking cool: Matt Kish illustrates Moby Dick page by page. Apparently the inspiration came from Zak Smith’s page-by-page illustration of Gravity’s Rainbow"

"Here are lessons learned and tips that might prevent your Gmail and other Google Accounts from getting hacked.'

Treehugger posts 22 Most Amazing Maps Changing How We See The World

Universe Today does a regular challenge, posting a photo and asking Where in the Universe it is. Check out this one:
Where in the Universe #86

"This image shows a region of sand dunes in the high northern latitudes on Mars. The features that look like bristles, and actually streaks on the crests of the dunes. In the winter, a layer of carbon dioxide ice covers the dunes, and in the spring as the sun warms the ice it evaporates. This is a very active process, and sand dislodged from the crests of the dunes cascades down, forming dark streaks."

1 comment:

The Dad said...

I thought that looked like Jabba The Hut.