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November 30, 2007

Wired story on the geekiness of Futurama
The show is filled with impossibly obscure (to us non-math-nerds, anyway) gags about math and physics.

November 22, 2007

Ouroussoff reviews the New York Times building

November 21, 2007

Eight Tokyo restaurants scored Michelin's coveted three-star rating in its first-ever Asian guide
Compared to 10 for Paris and 3 for New York. In addition, every single restaurant in the Tokyo guide received at least one-star.

November 13, 2007

Anthony Bourdain has a rather brilliant method for finding good food in any city: provoke the nerds

The two billionth photo posted to Flickr
I never realized the number string at the end of Flickr photo URLs is sequential.

November 9, 2007

The new season of Lost begins on Monday!
Well, not really, but a series of newly shot two-to-three-minute micro-stories will be posted online every Monday starting next week.

November 6, 2007

MIT sues Gehry over leaks and cracks in the Stata Center
See my photos of the Stata Center over at Figure/Ground. [Thanks, Rajiv.]

November 2, 2007

Philip B. Corbett, who oversees language issues for The New York Times, answers readers' questions
The ins and outs of the English language fascinate me to no end.