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March 31, 2004

Turning the Tide

Noam Chomsky has a weblog now.

Posted by mehrdad at 04:02 PM | Politics 2004 |

March 20, 2004

Iranian New Year


Posted by mehrdad at 11:31 AM | Journal 2004 |

March 16, 2004

Cosmic Watermelon


The image on the left was taken by the Hubble space telescope of the Cat's Eye Nebula; an exploding star 3,000 light years away, the image was published by NASA on Oct 31, 1999.

Posted by mehrdad at 05:44 PM | Look-alikes | Watermelon |

March 15, 2004

Eye in the Sky


The photo on the left was taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and was featured on NASA's Website as an Astronomy Picture of the Day last year. The image depicts the Helix Nebula, described by astronomers as a trillion-mile-long tunnel of glowing gases.

The picture on the right is the cover of Philip K.Dick's novel Eye in the Sky from 1957.

Posted by mehrdad at 11:08 AM | Look-alikes |

March 09, 2004

When an ogre does a facelift


Aref-Adib.com proudly introduces the latest issue in silly 12- inch figures, Silvio. This limited-edition action figure is a meticulous 1:6 scale recreation of the Italian Prime Minister's appearance after his historic facelift.
(After George W. Bush - Naval Aviator 12" Action Figure.)

Posted by mehrdad at 04:58 PM | Action Figures |

March 07, 2004



Marcel Duchamp's Bicycle Wheel and London Eye

Duchamp called his work Bicycle Wheel "an assisted readymade". Readymade are objects manufactured for some other purpose, presented by an artist as a work of art. Marcel Duchamp, who originated this concept, selected and signed many ordinary objects. He occasionally altered these objects (sometimes called assisted readymades), which the Bicycle Wheel is a well-known example.

Posted by mehrdad at 11:05 AM | Architecture | Look-alikes |

March 05, 2004

Google's Ad

I have just put Google's Ad on this page and so far I am pleased with it. Google is serving ads based on the content of the page so the ads are usually relevant. Here you can check what Google Adsense text ads will display on any site.

Posted by mehrdad at 10:19 PM | Technology |