Links vom 22. 11. 07: REM remixed, Pulp Simpsons, Designer Gasmasken und das Upgrade ins Nirvana


Block Rocking Boots Vol. 2

R.E.M. Remixed
R.E.M. gave some of the best remix artists around the globe a copy of REVEAL to see what they could do. Now you can see (and hear) for yourself. Download all the songs. free.

Bootie Munich
Club Bootie returns to Munich, Germany this Saturday November 24th. This month's list of DJ's will be an all star cast, consisting of DJ Morgoth, Party Ben and resident DJ's Schmolli and BootOx.

KLF frontman marks 'No Music Day'
BBC Radio Scotland has turned off the music for a day in a unique experiment. The move was to mark No Music Day - the brainchild of musician, writer, artist and architect of bizarre stunts, Bill Drummond.

Covering the Mouse
Over the years, many musical artists have paid tribute to the music of Disney. This blog pays tribute to those artists. You won't find any originals Disney songs here, these are all covers, interpretations and variations on the tunes we all love.

UK retailers to record labels: DRM is killing us
In response to declining music sales in the UK, the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has called for the music industry to put an end to DRM. The organization—which represents retailers who sell music and DVDs—blames draconian digital copy protection technologies for the slow growth of the digital music market.

MySpace Experiments With Ad Supported Music As Model Expands
MySpace will be testing the ad supported music waters this March with punk band Pennywise. Fans will be able to go to the MySpace profile of Textango, an mobile indie music distributor, and after adding them as a friend be able to download the entire album for free.


Pulp Fiction with Simpsons Characters

Bandai Ghost In The Shell Tachikoma Programmable Robot
Inspired by the classic Ghost in the Shell manga series, this robotic critter connects to your PC via USB and can be programmed to do your bidding.


Muppet Madness
Kermit the Frog goes through a mid-life crisis and performs Bruce Springsteen's Dancin' in the Dark on Muppets Tonight, featuring Miss Piggy as Courtney Cox.


Jeremy Mayer Typewriter Art

Schwarzpulver + Stencil = Pyro-Streetart
Nicht soooo toll, wie es sich anhört. Aber immer noch cool.

design a business card-sized year-long calendar that doesn't feature absurdly small type

Designer Gasmasks
We are in a state of perpetual war – with ourselves and with the eco-system that sustains us. Perpetual war breeds perpetual fear. In the present context, this fear stems from our extreme desire for authenticity and manifests itself in our collectively insatiable culture of consumption.
Deep down, we are afraid we may never be satisfied. An expanding archive of branded myths and icons feeds this fear. Designer Gas Masks is an attempt to visualize this state of mind. Because it is only by first acknowledging and then challenging fear that we will all be able to breathe a little easier.

Designchallenge: Robocar for the Year 2057

Und so.

Vintage Memorabilia: Shine Gallery
We are a very unusual business. We are treasure hunters, of sorts. But we do not seek sunken ships, buried treasures, or archeological ruins. Rather we recover GENUINE VINTAGE MEMORABILIA from dusty warehouses, old factories, and closed stores.
We search the world over for quantity finds items from bygone eras in unused condition. Here you will find authentic period items mostly from the 1910s through the 1950s, all guaranteed to be AUTHENTIC & VINTAGE. Our merchandise is the REAL DEAL!

Mr. T and Shatner - World of Warcraft Commercials Commercials
This is awesome! Mr. T and William Shatner (Star Trek) have done a World of Warcraft Commercial for National TV. Mr. T plays a night elf warrior with a mohawk using the phrase: "What's Your Game?" The answer, "fool", is World of Warcraft... William Shatner plays as a tauren shaman hurling lightning bolts like a conduit of ancient elemental forces of nature. Now all we need is Chuck Norris ... playing a rogue ninja smashing faces with his roundhouse kick.

Fossilized scorpion was bigger than a human
Paleontologists discovered a giant fossilized claw that once belonged to an 2.5 meter (8 foot) long sea scorpion. The University of Bristol scientists uncovered the claw near Prum, Germany. It's approximately 400 million years old.

MIT-Forscher wollen wichtigen enzymatischen Schlüssel zum Denken gefunden haben
Auf der Suche nach den Grundlagen synaptischer Aktivität und Degeneration sind Wissenschaftler des MIT auf neue Enzyme gestoßen, die eine wichtige Rolle bei der Verstärkung und Erhaltung von Synapsen spielen sollen.

Trigger Happier
Free e-book about the aesthetics of videogames — what they share with cinema, the history of painting, or literature; and what makes them different, in terms of form, psychology and semiotics

Projekt Übermensch: Upgrade ins Nirvana
Robotik, Neuro-Implantate, Hirn-Enhancement, Gentechnik: Wohin führt das?

"Besonders bei Katholiken bin ich skeptisch"
Ob Terrorismus oder "Intelligent Design": Der religiöse Fundalismus ist auf dem Vormarsch. Richard Dawkins hat ein Buch dagegen geschreiben: "Der Gotteswahn". Der Evolutionsforscher spricht mit WELT ONLINE über Wunderglauben, Mormonen und die Atombombe.

<3 is a little sideways heart, to express love. Usually used ironically in response to a bitchy joke, or in apology for making said bitchy joke. Variants include </3 for a broken heart, <$ to convey a financial motive for love, and <4 as the superlative of <3

Aeroplanes and Airships before 1920
From the realization of powered flight by an obscure Bavarian emigrant to the weapons of aerial destruction used by Richthofen's flying circus, this project attempts to archive vintage photographs of flying machines flown before and during the first two decades of the 20th century.

Peculiar Streets around the World
Bucket of Blood (Holbrook, AZ, USA)

Schulwissen in Biologie oder Chemie unter Terrorverdacht
Britisches Innenministerium verbietet einem Terrorverdächtigen, gegen den keine Anklage erhoben wurde, die Teilnahme an Kursen der Sekundarstufe.

Zapp erklärt Creative Commons
Gestern hat die Sendung ZAPP beim NDR die Aktion mit den Creative Commons - Lizenzen erklärt