Category: The Interweb

Flickr hates WordPress

Flickr hates WordPress

During the glory days of Flickr – when it was a bit grubby around the edges but was by far the best image service on the Internet – you could post directly to your WordPress..

The Final Frontier

There’s a new Iron Maiden album out next week! I’m ticking the “excited” box.

Links for July 26th

AI: Thanks, Assholes. This afternoon I would like to send a special thank you out to Jenny McCarthy, Andrew Wakefield, Meryl Dorey, Age of Autism and anyone else who encourages parents not to vaccinate their..

What a wonderful world

I bet you’ve been dying to hear a death metal version of the Louis Armstrong classic “Wonderful World” haven’t you? I have. Here it is! *update* Two of the videos have already been taken down…

Let’s go to Mars

I love science and I love music. This video has mixed them up in a rather wonderful way. Visit Symphony of Science for more

Tightrope

Found via Glinner on Twitter

Links for May 19th

Unpleasant Medicine I think it’s significant that there’s no consensus on the larger-scale significance of environmental threats; indeed, our responses are severely polarized, as if these are debatable matters of opinion rather than ones with..

Pope Song

The poor old Pope has been in for right old stick over the last few months. Much of it is richly deserved too, but none of it is as funny as Tim Minchin’s brilliant Pope..

Links for March 31st

Measles Outbreak Triggered by Unvaccinated Child What began as a family trip to Switzerland in 2008 ended up as a public health nightmare in California. The family's 7-year-old boy, who was intentionally unvaccinated against measles,..

Links for March 12th

Cyprus conflict closes leaders’ eyes to water shortage Water has been rapidly disappearing in Cyprus since the 1970s, but conflict between Turkish and Greek communities means fixing the problem is not high on the political..

This Too Shall Pass

Enjoy this astonishing video from innovative band OK Go – absolutely brilliant.