Thinkgeek's Bronze Spock Business Card Holder ($35) is a 1.3lb lump of high-grade, nerdy polystone desk-decor. The Starfleet uniform cuff is a nice touch! Also works for Klingons/Romulans who can explain that it's a grisly, amputated war-trophy.
It's Sysadmin Appreciation Day, and that means it's time, once again, to give our dear, tireless, essential administrator Ken Snider a sliver of the thanks that are his due. Read the rest
Making the rounds online this week, but without identifying information: these two photos of a T-Rex dinosaur beset upon by flamingos. Read the rest
Douglas writes, "My rooted CyanogenMod phone got hacked at HOPE X. I'm planning to get it write-blocked and imaged to crowdsource forensics." Read the rest
Raph "Theory of Fun" Koster has a wonderful, readable, theory-rich article that helps unpick the discussion about when a game is a clone of another game, when it's a skin, when it's a variant, and when it's a new game. Read the rest
The "father of the Internet" explains why the Congressional posturing and global freakout about the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration stepping back from management of the Internet domain name system is misplaced. Read the rest
It's raised more than $7M so far, with promises of a cooler that charges your USB devices, crushes ice, plays music through a waterproof Bluetooth speaker, and supplies a cutting board. Read the rest
Right now, Google blocks "forgotten" articles on EU versions of its site. Read the rest
He's worried that "Orange is the New Black" has made orange prisoner uniforms too cool. Read the rest
Smithsonian writes about BevShots, a company that sells microscope photographs of the crystallized form of alcoholic beverages, like tequila, above, and white wine and scotch, seen below. Read the rest
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