Category: ideas


Know when you are holding your phone

By Sam Tarakajian


Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Visualization of James Jamerson’s bass part.

By Vulf


Anatomy of songs

Music theory.

from Reddit


Kerbal Space Program

“KSP is a game where the players create their own space program.”


Radio Shack catalogs

Online archive 1939-2005.

Sea turtles navigate using magnetic fields

In the sea and on land.

Article by Rachel Feltman at The Washington Post

Citing research by J Rogrer Brothers and Kenneth J. Lohmann in Current Biology


Translation party

Translates back and forth from English to Japanese seeking equilibrium.

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Work with sounds

Archive of the sounds of work.

By a consortium of six museums – Torsten Nillson, project leader


Air pump from Prussian steam locomotive:

Animal Synthesis

Design living creatures with a computer.

By Austin Heintz, article by Stephanie M. Lee at SFGate

Glowing Plants (Kickstarter):

How far can you get?

Distance to nearest McDonald’s.

By Stephen Von Worley at Data Pointed