Monday, September 06, 2010

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how to open a book
boing boing posts this picture.In the comments below someone writes... "What's a book?"

600 Hanna-Barbera Characters
All listed in chronological order with their supporting characters and shows listed.

The Oxford English Dictionary is changing. They have announced a new on-line look. And then in the Telegraph this week, Nigel Portwood, the chief executive of OUP [Oxford Unoversity Press] said:
“The print dictionary market is just disappearing, it is falling away by tens of per cent a year”. Asked if he thought the third edition would be printed, he said: “I don’t think so.”

So if you want a large chuck of bookshelf space taken up... get your order in soon.

linguistic puzzles
If you are into languages, here are some linguistic puzzles from princeton.

time lapse video of space

more videos at wired

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