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February 28, 2008

Krens is resigning as director of the Guggenheim

February 27, 2008

GOOG is off nearly $300 per share in a little over three months

Bruni's list of 15 acclaimed, ambitious, promising or intriguing new restaurants from coast to coast, excluding New York City

Garfield, Minus Garfield
When Garfield is removed from the Garfield comic strips, the result is an even better comic about schizophrenia, bipolor disorder and the empty desperation of modern life.

February 26, 2008

Clarence Thomas hasn't asked a question during Supreme Court oral arguments in two years

February 24, 2008

Amazing optical illusion
Trick your brain into seeing a grayscale image in full color.

NY Times has a funky graph charting the ebb and flow of box office receipts from the past 20 years

February 23, 2008

Photojojo's Photo Time Capsule
Every couple weeks, the Time Capsule looks at your Flickr account for photos you took a year ago. It picks the ones that are most interesting—the ones that got viewed the most, favorited the most, and commented on the most—and sends them to you in email.

February 19, 2008

Amazing 25 meters high cylindrical aquarium in the atrium of the Radisson SAS Hotel in Berlin

February 16, 2008

BusinessWeek recounts the story of the development of Lenovo's X300
By nearly all measures other than looks, this is a significantly cooler laptop than the Macbook Air.

February 15, 2008

The first trailer for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Perhaps I was expecting too much, but it looks underwhelming.

February 13, 2008

Will Ferrell and Heidi Klum in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition
Part of the Semi-Pro marketing campaign.

How Google got its colorful logo

Now that the strike is over, Carlton Cuse, Lost's showrunner, talks about what's happening with the remainder of Season 4
I've absolutely loved the first two episodes.

February 8, 2008

Polaroid is getting out of the Polaroid business completely

Medal designs of the Beijing Olympics

A look at the origins of a few tech companies' logos and how they evolved over time

February 6, 2008

Holy cow look at the size of this fisheye lens

February 4, 2008

Super Bowl XLII commercials

February 1, 2008

Microsoft makes $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo!