Space Without the Space

July 2nd, 2014

xkcd: Surface Area

Space Without the Space

The Solar System's solid surfaces stitched together

Surface Area

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December 17th, 2013

EmmyC's webcomic Scarf is gorgeous. The first half dozen or so pages don't look like anything special, but once her main character looks out of the window to see why it's so light in the middle of the night the story gets going properly and she gets to show off her lovely way with snow and ice and a strikingly red scarf.

[Via MetaFilter]

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Itty Bitty Orphan Black

December 15th, 2013

Reading Issue 1 of Itty Bitty Orphan Black's Marvel Babies-style prequel to Orphan Black, I'm torn between thinking how nicely the cartoonist has captured Lil' Cosima, Sarah, Helena and Alison and remembering that according to season 1 of the show they didn't know one another existed when they met as adults so how the hell could they all have gone to school together! I'm trying hard to let the former reaction win out.

Little Orphan Black cast (cast)

If you missed Orphan Black then it's well worth catching up on, not just for Tatiana Maslany's amazing performances as about half of the main cast, but also for the way they kept on piling up the complications across the entire first season and teased so many potentially fun plots for season 2.1 Please let the writers not screw it up in season 2 by losing control of their plot.

[Via The A.V. Club]

  1. Me, I want to know more about what Mrs S was involved in back in the day: I'm damn sure there's more to it than Felix and Sarah know.

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November 30th, 2013

Courtesy of xkcd, Oort Cloud

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What Happens To Us When We Die?

May 22nd, 2013

President Barack Obama reveals What Happens To Us When We Die?, from Patrick Farley's sketchblog.

[Via homunculus, commenting at MetaFilter]

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Cloverfield Rebooted

August 8th, 2012

Patrick Farley's Cloverfield Rebooted

One day a monster appeared in Central Park. He stood almost 300 feet tall and was made entirely of golden cake.

Also worth a read: Siri Reads The Book of the Dead.

If you don't know who Patrick Farley is, you could do worse than check out The Spiders or Apocamon. I can't believe he first published them a whole decade ago.

[Via jwz]

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Let's see where Curiosity takes us…

August 6th, 2012

Stages of Guilt.

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xkcd: Groundhog Day

July 3rd, 2012

A particularly good xkcd today.

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Lakes and Oceans

April 9th, 2012

xkcd: Lakes and Oceans. Very nice.

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You want me to show you what Swedes eat!!? Do you!!? DO YOU!!?

March 13th, 2012

Gangsta Sweden!

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Ensign Mary Amethyst Star Enoby Eiko Archer Picard Janeway Sue

February 12th, 2012

Ensign Sue Must Die!

[Via Making Light (Particles)]

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Goodbye, Spirit

May 28th, 2011

In the light of the news that NASA is declaring the Spirit Mars Rover mission completed it seems only fitting to post a link to one of my favourite xkcd webcomics.

[NASA press release via MetaFilter]

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Hobbes And Bacon

May 15th, 2011

Hobbes And Bacon, parts 1 and 2.1

[Via James Nicoll]

  1. See here for a different take on the subject.

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9 ways

February 14th, 2011

Jamie Smart's 9 Ways Guys Pee.

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Fire the Homeopathic Medicine Ray!!!

February 5th, 2011

Behold the awesome power of Carl Sagan and his Fully Armed Spaceship of the Imagination.

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Local g

January 26th, 2011

Do not provoke the athletes.

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Includes HTML5's new new logo

January 26th, 2011

From The Oatmeal: The State of the Web (Winter 2010).

[Via Daring Fireball]

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For all your discount koala meat needs…

January 11th, 2011

How to make your shopping cart suck less.

I know that an ideal password is one where it looks like my cat took a 12 hour nap on the keyboard, but if I want to make my password "boobs" it's my own shitty decision and you should let me roll with it.

[Via @wilw]

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Respect the awesome power of sudo su

December 24th, 2010

xkcd: Incident.

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Spam, spam, spam, spam

December 23rd, 2010

Dresden Codak » Fabulous Prizes.

[Via Nestor, posting this comment on Charlie Stross's post about The Spamularity]

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