I meant to post this a while back, but this video of an ASL interpretation of Eminem's Lose Yourself is excellent:
Jul 20th: Debugging wifi is always an exercise in patience for opaque systems, but this option on OSX might be useful - the ability to more aggressively switch between access points on a single network to find a stronger signal.
Transport for London has released 124
axonometric diagrams of underground stations. Looking at stations you've walked through thousands of times is still a little confusing.
Jul 6th: A future note to self - if you're trying to build and install PECL modules but your /tmp is mounted as noexec, you can manually set PECL's temp dir using pear. Yes, this makes little sense.
If you were a fan of Chris Sawyer's
Transport Tycoon Deluxe (and you should be), then OpenTTD is probably worth a try.
Jun 30th: In a similar vein to my drunk kitchen, the katering show is worth watching. Only 6 short episodes to catch up on.
Jun 30th: Lucky peach's state of ramen edition is pretty great. It's been sitting in my tabs for 6 months now, so putting it here makes more sense.
I've been meaning to try my hand at
making marinated soft-boiled eggs for a while too.
Jun 30th: After getting a one kilo cube of tungsten, I need to go deeper. Plutonium is dangerous and Platinum is crazy expensive, but what about Osmium?
If you were a fun of
MrWong's Soup'Partments in the 2000's, then you'll feel some nostalgia for Chicken Street.
Jun 25th: As a color blind human, this New Republic article on color perception is pretty interesting. The book is probably worth a read.