tons of stuff (playing catch-up)

alright, i’ve got a bunch of stuff saved up to post about from when my computer was down, and i’ve been putting off posting it cuz it feels like old news at this point.. but i’ve decided i’m going to post it all at once.. so do not be alarmed if you’ve seen some of this before…

here we go.

first up, we have an awesome article with links to each of amazon’s sales pages, want to only look at beauty items selling for 90% off? well just click the link. very cool.

click here to check out the list at consumerist.com

via: lifehacker.com, via: brand-name-coupons.com

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this is a pretty cool write-up on 15 computer security programs you can get for free:

check it out here at computerworld.com

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check out this clever little commercial. i like it.

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if you haven’t read maddox’s review on the iphone yet,

do it now @ thebestpageintheuniverse.net (warning: naughty language used to hilarious effect)

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so yea, remember how you thought time existed?
well, yea, maybe not so much.

Einstein, for one, found solace in his revolutionary sense of time. In March 1955, when his lifelong friend Michele Besso died, he wrote a letter consoling Besso’s family: “Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.”

read this article at discover magazine’s website for the full explanation

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this is a pretty sweet open source program. it lets you kinda surf through these beautiful graphic representations of infinitely complex mathematical equations. it may sound complicated, but it’s really simple and awesome.
here’s an example of what it can do with little effort:

fractal-xaos.jpg

pretty nice, huh?

download a version that works for your OS here

rowan atkinson rocking the invisible drums

this is my absolute favorite rowan atkinson bit ever. I caught this on british tv years ago and have considered buying rowan atkinson’s entire collection to find it again. now, thanks to the magic of the internet and the amazing popularity of youtube, not only can i watch it, i can blog it!

ah, the future. you’re here.