Sure, I could regale you with questions about stuff I'm reading in optical engineering textbooks, but I'm certain the real reason you're here is to find some easy-viewing humor.
Finnish Cover of "YMCA" (1979)
I don't know what I like more: that the band's name is Gregorius, or the groovy analog synth action during the first seven seconds of this clip. (I can picture others of you laughing around 00:49...) Here you go, as found through BoingBoing.
I clicked on this around 9am at work today and laughed so hard I cried. I had to finally quit 2 minutes into it. (a difficult Super Mario Bros. level, with much profanity)
There, you are now complete with intellectual fodder to impress and bewilder your friends.
You know what? I just can't leave you like this. Here's some more.
Google Adds Star Charts to Google Earth
New Scientist article.
Extropy Institute: Closed!
Now J-Fav can stop worrying. I guess I'm a few years behind on this news, but they "dissolved" in late 2005 and now have a new mission. (What am I talking about? Actually, the dynamic optimism section sounds pretty good to me...)
The software awards scam (re: Successful Software blog)
Well, it was an eye-opener for me. Ever download free software apps based on whether or not they have a multitude of little award logos? Think twice.
Presentation Zen: Where can you find good images?
Hey, Product Designers
Did you know that Don Norman is working on several new books?
Sigh. That's better.