A fascinating and inspiring meditation on aerodynamics.
Metaballs, not to be confused with meatballs, are organic looking squishy gooey blobs.
Here’s the maths behind the metaballs (implemented in SVG).
This article on airships has my new favourite sentence in the English language:
During the First World War, Germany and its allies ceased production of sausages so that there would be enough cow guts to make zeppelins from which to bomb England.
Of course it was Simon who pointed me to this. Of course.
An online animated spaceship and experimental aircraft art magazine. Gorgeous.
Brian says what we're all thinking (or rather, what we would all be thinking if we actually wasted valuable brain cells thinking about TechC*nt).
Tony Haile—erstwhile traveling companion to Ben Saunders—has started a new project called Chi.mp which already has Josh Porter and Brian Oberkirch on board. Here's the accompanying blog.
Brian Oberkirch's presentation from Webmaster Jam looks excellent.
From the people who brought you Ficlets comes a nice app for creating personal timelines. Microformats and OpenID support included.
This is just about one of the geekiest things I've ever seen. A crop circle of the Firefox logo. This is not Photoshopped.
It's an aircraft carrier. Made entirely out of Lego.
Some of this may offend. But it's really funny.