Whosicle (Resurrected) →
Hello folks I’m a designer, illustrator, and photographer based a mere hour outside of Manhattan. When not toiling away at my day job (designing t-shirts) I come home and…um…design T-shirts,…
#681; Ill-thought-out Melon-thievery →
Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom? →
Just a think-piece really. (I was recently visiting the office of the awesome design website Swiss Miss. Over snacks, they asked me to christen their “lunch guest wall” with a scribble….
spent today wandering the halls of Europe’s première particle physics institution, CERN, today. Very interesting place. Nice canteen.
racing away with the G-pen, and my new windsor and Newton Indian ink… I’m not sure I like it, it doesn’t blotch as much as the DELETER ink… but what the heck, it’s all about feel. Soundtrack…
in a youth hostel in Geneva while it’s snowing outside.
So, I’m going to Switzerland for a few days. It’s a physics trip, and we’re going to Geneva to visit CERN. Leaving Sunday morning, back Tuesday evening. First time on a plane, so I’m a…
“She had given her children names which all began with H… like Hitler” #statetheobviousdoomsday
Bags packed for Switzerland, now watching humourless WW2 doc and playing BIT.TRIP BEAT (now available for cheap on Steam).
New post: Switzerland: So, I’m going to Switzerland for a few days. It’s a physics trip, and we’re going to Gen… http://bit.ly/flXsH7
Audit, banking, sytemic corruption, legitimate... →
The leftie blogosphere has been somewhat taken up recently with coverage and analysis of the student protests, and rightly so. But in so doing this potentially huge story of rank corruption at…
Global warming denier Richard North makes racial... →
You may have heard of Richard North if you follow the debates around global warming and climate science. North has been near the forefront of peddling climate change denying rubbish in the British…
More evidence of police brutality emerges →
Another video has emerged of police going into a young student crowd on horses, earlier this week. This one also shows police pushing into the protesters with horses to cries of ‘scum, scum’.
Bernard Matthews in Turkey Twizzler funeral shock →
Deceased Norfolk turkey tycoon Bernard Matthews is to be shredded, reconstituted and sprinkled in breadcrumbs before cremation, it was revealed today. “It’s how he would have wanted to go,” said…
I am a Socialist, says new Labour leader →
By Sunder Katwala / @nextleft Fact-check for Nicky Campbell, based on Fraser Nelson’s Coffee House blog of Campbell’s radio interview with Ed Miliband. “NC: Are you a socialist? EM: Yeah,…
RT @LewieP: Although plugging @SavyGamer to you seems a bit redundant, you probably know about it already. Best RT to your followers or …
What's Going On? →
Well. I’ve decided to abandon Wych Wolf as a book. Sorry, people, but that’s the way it goes. Bit of a shame but two good things come out of it : one, I’m going to be writing the actual webcomic…
“We would have called earlier, but your husband wasn’t dead then.” #policesquad
Mind you, I’m there assuming he’s referring to a quadratic equation. He might be referring to Brahmagupta’s formula. Probably not, though.
http://bit.ly/emcDkr : Simon Jenkins once again proves himself a splendid comic or a phenomenal idiot.
Best part of the article? His use of ‘quadrilateral equation’. It’s easy to sneer, but we should really be pitying him.
Weather v Climate →
With the sad predictability of an England middle-order collapse, respected scientist Richard Littlejohn is the first columnist to trot out this piece of HILARIOUS commentary: “It’s late…
I'm still your fag (or the importance of being... →
(Apologies to Broken Social Scene for the title.) The Guardian opens its editorial on the schools white paper with the assertion that, if nothing else, it’s palpably clear…
$1.2M accordioning brass musical watch →
Manufacture Royale’s Opera $1.2 million tourbillon watch accordions open to create a resonating chamber for its little repeaters — the minute hand is in C#, the hour is in A: “The watch case…
How Michael Gove will dumb down teacher training,... →
contribution by Natacha Kennedy Michael Gove’s plan for teacher training in the Education White Paper will take children back to dumbed-down basics that fail to stimulate and engage young minds…
Dogtor Who →
It was a dark and stormy Time War…
Another unwinnable Crusade from the Express →
This is the Platonic Ideal of a Daily Express front page. The idea that the Daily Express would somehow be able to change Britain’s timezone was stupid. The idea that the Daily…
Eugenics and the Tory right →
With four nippers himself, Lord Flight presumably knows a thing or two about fecundity. And the former deputy chairman of the Conservative Party is obviously worried that while Britain’s scallies…
Guest blog: Piers Morgan →
My job has taken me to every corner of the globe. Along the way I’ve met the rich, the famous and have even had time to say a polite ‘hello’ to ordinary folk, despite the fact that they can do…
Breeding hell →
It’s the language of Howard Flight’s comments that is interesting. The idea that the poor should be ‘breeding’, and that’s somehow a bad idea, is quite revealing. Of course it could be that this…
BRITAIN TRAPPED UNDER TWO FEET OF GLOBAL WARMING... →
(news/society/britain-trapped-under-two-feet-of-global-warming-bullshit-201011253286/) BRITAIN ground to a standstill today after the heaviest November global warming bullshit in more than a decade.
Kaminski’s resignation leaves Cameron’s EU group... →
In 2005 during the Conservative leadership contest, David Cameron secured the support of a number of eurosceptics by promising to withdraw the Tory MEP delegation from the centre-right…
The true face of student protest →
This is the true face of student protest: a schoolgirl – among tens of thousands that hit the streets yesterday to voice their anger against a massive hike in the cost of higher education -…
MORTIFIED POLICE DENY BEING INJURED BY PONCES →
OFFICERS policing yesterday’s student demonstrations have returned to work with serious injuries rather than admit they were hurt by some ponce called Ollie.
RT @willsmithuk: Other words like “breeding” that Tories should avoid using - Scum, Peasant, Gypsy, Pureblood.
OK Steam, hurry it up with the next round of deals.
RT @jenjeahaly: RT @ashtonraze: Can’t read my, can’t read my, no he can’t read my WARFACE
College has decided that they’ll stop filtering everything, for some reason. Is it broken, or have they actually made a sensible decision?
On Being Hated →
Tonight a number of RPS readers have announced that my opinions are no longer worthwhile, and that they shall be ignoring me from now onward. This is because of two crimes in the last week. I…
'UK in a perilous position' - MP Watson →
But tax breaks are coming, suggests the games evangelist
Mysterious Neill Blomkamp Video Found In iPad... →
/Film is reporting on a mysterious video by District 9 director Neill Blomkamp that has been discovered in the iPad version of Wired Magazine issue number 18.12. [via /Film]
26 Ways To Kill Comic Sans →
“Death to Comic Sans” t-shirt by Steven Anderson, available on RedBubble. [via The Daily What]
Miliband urges Cameron to “overrule” Gove’s school... →
The debate over school sport reached Prime Minister’s Questions today, with Ed Miliband putting David Cameron on the spot over cuts to the school sport budget. The Leader of the Opposition…
Boba Font →
Boba Font by Fabian Glez [via BuzzFeed]
Internet chugging like I don’t know what. I’m trying to find out what the hot deals are on Steam!
RT @bstiteler: Moff Tarkin Grand #starwarsfonts
Put it down, minister! Ed Vaizey scolded for... →
The images above depict the moment when culture minister Ed Vaizey – presumably fancying a bit of bling – tries on a £95,000 Bronze Age bracelet only to be scolded by British Museum staff….
Why Nick Clegg offers a recycled vision of society →
contribution by Reuben Last night Nick Clegg gave the annual Hugo Young lecture at the Guardian offices, and in doing so set out his vision of a just society. In his speech – he sought to…
UKIP MEP thrown out of European Parliament for... →
United Kingdom Independence Party MEP Godfrey Bloom has unleashed yet another stream of coarse, xenophobic abuse - this time in the European Parliament. Whilst listening to a speech by German…