The younger generation in particular, who reached puberty just in time to see a...– New Statesman - What really happened in Trafalgar Square
The strange story of etherpad →
bestofwikipedia: Eigengrau (German: “intrinsic gray”), also called Eigenlicht (“intrinsic light”), dark light, or brain gray, is the color seen by the eye in perfect darkness. Even in the absence of light, some action potentials are still sent along the optic nerve, causing the sensation of a uniform dark gray color. (via sleevia) Awesome name for a band.
In an extraordinary speech to the Conservatives’ spring conference last...– David Cameron has even less grasp of how government works than I’d thought | Comment is free | The Observer <3 Star Trek references sneaked into politcal soapboxing.
transientmetal: February’s list is done, and it’s much bigger than January. There’s also a grooveshark version which isn’t quite complete but might be easier to access if you’re not a spotify user. My list of good tracks from new metal albums in February is up.
January 2011 Spotify Playlist →
transientmetal: Same deal as the 2010 best of, here’s one good track from each rock and metal album that had one in January. Slim pickings compared to February for some reason, the stand out winner is Mr. Big’s reunion album I’ve finally gotten round to pushing out my summary of January’s new music. I’ll try and add a few more videos to the tumblr, and get February published...
Basil II’s distrust of the native Byzantine guardsmen, whose loyalties...– Varangians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Which is to say, there’s a new Turisas album out. Battle Metal ftw.
Vivek Haldar : The Cognitive Style of Unix →