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You Can Sleep When You’re Dead

Strong coffee and Miss Cellania’s cattle prod keep me going, post after post. So I endorse this sentiment by artist Stevie Scott of Wild at Heart Tattoo in Brisbane, Australia. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

At the Libraries: No Donations Welcome

Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a comment! Looking for a way to combine your love of books and of Sir Mix-A-Lot? Bless you, Etsy. * If you have a child, or are a children’s librarian, [...]

Dubsteppin’ Grandma

(Video Link) Or, more precisely, she’s dancing to dubstep music. She’s no Marquese Scott yet, but the 94-year old grandmother of YouTube user chucklepley can bust out the moves. -via Geekosystem

Captain Scott’s final letter revealed

The final chilling letter penned by Scott’s Antarctic expedition has been revealed for the first time. Sir Edward Wilson had written the letter as the…

12 Creative Campaign Slogans to Inspire the 2012 Candidates

Christine Lusey runs Retro Campaigns, the internet’s premier source for historical campaign t-shirts and memorabilia. We asked if she could compile some memorable slogans from past elections. She did not disappoint. These days it seems like every campaign slogan is just a series of political buzzwords: Hope! Change! Values! Newt! But it wasn’t always this way. [...]

Amazing Dancer Looks Like He’s Animated Instead of Real

(Video Link) Marquese Scott moves in a way that looks inhuman. How does he do it? If you’re too busy to watch the whole video, skip ahead to the 4 minute mark. -via Althouse | Scott’s Website

Pyrophonia: Music on Fire

“Flaming” and “on fire” are words used all the time for musicians who are “burning it up,” or playing with talent and fervor. The phrases are usually not meant to be taken literally. But the universal human fascination with fire and music is sometimes combined into instruments that are literally on fire. And they come [...]

Archive Team: A Distributed Preservation of Service Attack

Jason Scott is my favorite archivist; I’ve written about his work on early LOL Cats, Computer Beach Party, his BBS Documentary, and his talk at Defcon 18 about inter-(software)-pirate battles. His latest talk, from Defcon 19, is the best yet — Scott explains what the Archive Team does, why it matters, and what it has saved. [...]

Superman vs. Google+

You’ve probably heard about how Google is enforcing a "real name" only policy for Google+ social platform (dubbed "Nymwars" and ably covered by Boing Boing). Here’s what the excellent webcomic Joy of Tech think [...]