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The Raven

Pretty cool short film by Ricardo de Montreuil. Via Phil Coffman, who said: “Made on a $5k budget. I never tire of shorts like this. Shot in 2 days in downtown LA with a Red camera. It’s just amazing what you can do with time, equipment you can pick up at your local Apple store, […]

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Film about Facebook founders paints an unflattering picture

The Social Network, a film by Aaron Sorkin (“West Wing”) dramatizes Facebook’s controversial founding. The movie is slated to hit theaters in October. Newsweek has a revealing look at the script. Updates Jul 3: The first trailer is out (and kinda lame). The movie website is up. And Trent Reznor is scoring the film. [via […]

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Of neuroscience and law, effects of fetal alcohol syndrome in children from Eastern Europe, and domestic violence as monogamous aggression

The blog Neurological Correlates (with the wordy but highly accurate and descriptive subtitle A Neuroscience Tabloid of Dysfunctional Behavior – Mostly Psychopaths, Narcissists, Obesity and Addiction), strives to connect the dots between biology and dysfunctional behavior. “My belief is that there is probably biology behind most behaviors,” writes the otherwise anonymous blogger who goes by […]

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Thursday Top 5+1

“Pixels” The end is nigh! Awesome short film by Patrick Jean Catch Me if You Can opening title sequence Great graphics here. I need to Netflix this movie. Apartment advice from Conan O’Brien NBC is so stupid. Conan rules. “And Then There Was Salsa” Tostitos ad You want to see some innovative online advertising? This […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHzYj1Vhbjs] Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Trailer [HD]Yay! Can’t wait for this movie. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XT9XfMriVIE] Back to the FuturamaOne of the best TV shows is coming back, this time on Comedy Central. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nlBjiMbZZI] Old Jews Telling Jokes [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfamTmY5REw] Ben Folds does Chatroulette on stage Amazing Hand Painting Art The weekly Thursday Top 5 lists the five […]

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Top 4 April Fools internet jokes

The best ones I saw today. Starbucks offers new cup sizes: Plenta™ and Micra™ Google changes its name From the U.S. Naval Institute archive: Fighter pilot in aircraft carrier landing trouble Monolith Action Figure

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Thursday Top 5

Llewtube CarpoolEvery week British actor and author Robert Llewellyn (best known as Kryten from “Red Dwarf”) gives someone interesting a lift, and interviews them on the way, recording a video podcast. The guests seem to usually be British entertainment insiders, but others are well-known even to us on this side of “the pond,” such as […]

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AT&T fail

My friends at AT&T must have been partying in the phone “office” down the street and tripped over my wire, because our Internet was shut off for nine days. After much troubleshooting with our ISP, I had disconnected all the interior wiring, everything down to the wire coming through the wall from the outside and […]

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The photoblog is back

In preparation for the shutdown of Blogger’s FTP service in a little over a month, I’ve started the long process of converting all my blogs to WordPress. This is a rather involved process, as it first requires doing several things that aren’t even related to the blogs. For example, my web host, Media Temple, has […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_i-hEdPOb8] New York Times: Tainted Tap WaterThirty-five years after Congress passed the Safe Drinking Water Act, some regulators and environmentalists say the law is now so out of date that it fails to protect people from the most obvious threats. The NY Times has been reporting on water issues for a long time now in […]

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