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Title: Waving at Myself


Friday, May 28, 2004

  From the Fortean Times:

St Theodolous the Stylite sat on top of a pillar in Asia Minor for 48 years. He then got a message from God to come down and talk to a clown who told him that his sacrifice had been utterly selfish. He returned, unabashed, to the top of his pillar to repent his selfishness.

  Morse code gains "@" at last. It's.——.—.



Wednesday, May 26, 2004

  From the IBM maintenance manual, 1925:

All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can't get them together again, there must be a reason.
By all means, do not use a hammer.



Tuesday, May 25, 2004

  Put those six degrees of separation to the test with the Small World Project.



Monday, May 24, 2004

  Via boingboing - the abandoned island of Gunkanjima.



Friday, May 21, 2004

  Infinity.



Sunday, May 16, 2004

  Eratosthenes knew a thing or two in his prime.