The Parents Television Council wants there to be less sex on TV, right? So they
bring the most titillating clips together on a single Web page so we can catch the parts
A digital photographer, Susan Hesse, is creating a stir with her Web gallery of
faces overlaid on various objects, such as a Napa cabbage bearing the
visages of her and her husband, Stephen.
The hottest thing in German music right now is a little ditty sung a 6-year-old girl about a crocodile.
The Consumer Electronics Show, the largest tech event in America, just ended in
Las Vegas last week. The buzz, however, wasn’t about the latest widescreen TV. It was
about Bill Gates’ keynote speech, during which several Microsoft technologies
crashed or utterly fell apart.
If you’re not reading any of the comic strips that are coming out of the Web
every day, you’re missing some of the funniest, strangest, and most creative
illustrated work available.
For your end-of-year festivities, one Web site allows you to define your
own 2005 calendar and print it out as a 3-dimensional, 12-sided object
that will surely amaze your friends.
Just for fun, a company called Storeridge Engineering uses powerful electrical
bursts to actually shrink coins. This involves putting the currency into
a metal coil and then blasting it with more than 100,000 amps.
Everyone’s seen MTV music videos — but the music television channel is
now enlisting beings from video games to perform the latest pop songs.
Jon Stewart (photo, left), the star of cable’s mock-news program The Daily Show
on Comedy Central, made waves last Friday when he was invited to speak on CNN’s
Inventors at the MIT Media Lab have created Topobo (pictured at left), a
construction kit consisting of what they call “dynamic biomorphic forms.”
By snapping together various parts, you can create dogs, skeletons, or whatever you
like, and then push and pull them in various ways. Your creations “remember”
the motions they went through and repeat them over and over using tiny