Saturday, August 14, 2010

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twit mugTwitter is one ways of connecting with people. But the limits of twitter can be felt by distance that can leave us looking for chances to connect offline with followers and twitter friends. CrowdedInk has developed a product where you can have coffee with the people you follow on twitter everyday.
via church crunch

office design
maybe one day I will have an office that will be on a list like this... but I doubt it.
Check out the link for some photos:
office design gallery

20 moves or less
Every position of Rubik's Cube™ can be solved in twenty moves or less.
With about 35 CPU-years of idle computer time donated by Google, a team of researchers has essentially solved every position of the Rubik's Cube™, and shown that no position requires more than twenty moves.
So much for my lack of skill in solving Rubik's Cube.
via cube20

world population
Here are a couple of interesting charts showing population via longitude and latitude.via infectious greed

You can search calvin database for specific issues. Calvin and Hobbes that is.
link: michael ying ling

king tut
When most people think of Tutankhamun, they think, rightly, of the Egyptian king's tomb artifacts: including alabaster jars, gilded chariots and most of all the golden sarcophagus. But powering that astonishing 1922 discovery, and contextualizing it afterward, were the materials generated by the find's lead archaeologist, Howard Carter.

In 1995, the staff of Oxford University's Griffith Institute of Egyptology, the custodians of Carter's papers, started digitizing his Tut archive. The collection included all the photographs, glass negatives, reams of notes and diaries from the 1922 excavation's lead archaeologist, Howard Carter. Now, every bit of it is online at a database titled Tutankhamun: Anatomy of an Excavation.
I remember seeing the King Tut exhibit when it first came to Canada - many years ago. For any one interested in Egypt, this will be interesting.

via readwriteweb

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