|Links for 2007-3-29
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Sad Kermit - Hurt Kermit the Frog covers NIN's 'Hurt'.|
sadkermit.com Soon after the death of Jim Henson, Kermit the Frog turned to a life full of drugs, alcohol and sex. His fall to rock-bottom was quick and unrelenting. These songs document Kermit's pain during these years...and years to come.
VampireFreaks.com Gothic Industrial Culture.
GPU Gems 2 CD
So you want to create WordPress themes huh?
Productivity & Organizing Myth #10 – We need to be at all those meetings!
Deep-fry diving for goldfish in Japan Because oil floats on water, despite the massive heat (163C) the goldfish simply stay away from the surface and all is well. They eat the crumbs of fried foods that fall to the bottom, and can live in there for 5-10 years as they happily clean away.
Service design notes: increase serendipity
Rethinking the MMO We looked at Everquest and reasoned that someone would improve on this formula. Instead, we have seen a parade of copycats that fails to appeal to a large portion of the potential market, despite far bigger development budgets than any offline games.
rss2twitter.com With RSS 2 Twitter any RSS feed can now be twittered.
The Why and How of Firing Clients If you’ve spent your career focused only on client acquisition and retention, you’ve missed a very important skill: getting rid of bad clients.
Beginner’s Guide: Start a blog, get 100,000 page views and make over $100 your first month Get a Domain name. Get advertisements immediately. Get Google Analytics immediately. Write 50 posts. Submit every article to Digg.
Why You May Need an Online Persona On the increasing importance of your net presence when job hunting.
Beyond petrol Looking to wean yourself off petrol and diesel? What are the green fuel options.
Struts connected in triangles make materials 'shrink' when heated They constructed triangular arrangements of struts, made from materials that change volume differently in response to temperate, connected by rotating joints. When heated, the struts respond differently, making the overall structure shrink in one directio
Supersonic Low-Altitude Missle (SLAM) - Vought
Vought SLAM ( Project Pluto) Apart from the thermonuclear warheads, SLAM itself was also a very formidable weapon. The sonic boom of a 25 m long vehicle flying at Mach 3 at 300 m altitude would cause severe destruction in non-hardened structures on the ground.
Project Pluto The locomotive-size missile that would travel at near-treetop level at three times the speed of sound, tossing out hydrogen bombs as it roared overhead. Pluto's designers calculated that its shock wave alone might kill people on the ground.
Guy Fawkes' blog of parliamentary plots, rumours and conspiracy