From the category archives:

Cool

As the markets see-saw between concern and outright panic over the fate of the U.S. financial bailout, the credit shock that's rippling through not just North America but most of the Western hemisphere, and the potential for a severe economic downturn, anyone with a Web-based business that depends on advertising has to be asking: Is…

{ 29 comments }

After years of barely changing at all, Google has unveiled a major change for its Google Blog Search tool. As a whole bunch of people are reporting, the site now provides a kind of "meme-tracker" view of what's being written about. It's much like Google News, but next to the main headline there's a little…

{ 11 comments }

Jevon has already beaten me to it with a post at Startup North, but I wanted to mention Idee Inc.'s new iPhone app, which I got a sneak peek at earlier tonight -- it is seriously cool. It doesn't take a lot to explain it: you take a photo of a CD cover (or record…

{ 12 comments }

This video has been making the rounds for awhile now, and every time I watch it I find myself amazed, and torn between admiration for these two skateboarders and a sense that they are insane and risking certain death, riding at high speed down a mountain road in the middle of the day, wearing nothing…

{ 2 comments }

Montreal-based artist Michel de Broin created a hot tub out of an old commercial dumpster for his work Blue Monochrom. Found via the Make magazine blog. The artist's site is here, and he's also the creator of a number of other interesting works, including one called the Shared Propulsion Car, which consists of a 1986…

{ 1 comment }