Archive for the 'Simply Amazing' Category


Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

An article about the dark side of dubai. I’ve heard snippets of stories like this before, but this is a really amazing all encompassing article. Extremely well written, many different angles, and covers some important things too. The author does interject personal opinion, but I think in most cases he uses it as a tool [...]

My Favorite YouTube Video

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Probably not what you expected.

It’s all about the nod at the end. You can tell he was into it.

The Universe is a Hologram

Friday, January 16th, 2009

According to some scientists, our universe could be just a giant hologram. A very interesting read, though a bit tough to wrap your head around.
I find it incredible that science has come far enough to detect this kind of stuff. Trying to put into words as best I can: I personally always thought it was [...]

How Porsche Hacked The Financial System

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Via Ivan
Adolf Merckle, one of the world’s richest men, committed suicide yesterday by throwing himself under a train, Bloomberg reports. Financial difficulties, and particularly great losses he suffered on Volkswagen stock, are being cited as the key reason he ended his life:
[Merckle's company] VEM was caught in a so-called short squeeze after betting Wolfsburg, Germany-based [...]


Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Spotify seems like it should be quite useful - maybe not for everyone - but definitely for people who like to find new music. iTunes and Amazon Music have been fairly good at that in the past, but this seems like a much quicker, more seamless, and more satisfying experience. Since the loophole to sign [...]

Why smart people

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Why smart people fail are unhappy and why people dont like smart people. Three great articles that say exactly how I feel sometimes, and explains just what I do to avoid the pitfalls of being smart.
It’s amazing how he describes certain situations that I have experienced. I thought I was all alone!

Stress by Justice

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Crazy video. Great band. I’m in love with this director. There’s nothing I enjoy more than feeling like I am actually there. Which reminds me - I need to watch Children of Men again.

I do this already

Monday, October 13th, 2008

If I ever became a professor (lord help my future students) this is one of the tactics I would adopt.
As a sidenote, the website itself is amazing. If you ever start feeling overburdened, definitely give it a go.

A Cuban made man

Monday, October 13th, 2008

I always thought it would be freaking cool to be part of the mob. Maybe I should become an FBI agent.

Who knew sticky notes could be so cool?

Monday, October 6th, 2008

EepyBird’s Sticky Note experiment from Eepybird on Vimeo.
Made by the guys who did that Mentos & Diet Coke experiment.