Lauren’s Weird Shit brought to you by @wombatsam

Here are the links for this weeks weird shit.

Webcomics: Dr McNinja / Axe Cop
http://drmcninja.com / http://axecop.com

Desktop Dungeons
http://www.qcfdesign.com/?cat=20

All of Billy Joel’s Songs Played At Once http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcvVPuJVKcs

Tinted Sheen
http://fffff.at/tinted-sheen/

Zooborns
http://zooborns.com

Lord Of The Rings – Whispers of Middle Earth
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZjSwSF7t0I

Japan Person Finder
http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=en

All the No 1 Pop singles, 5 secs each
http://soundcloud.com/mjs538/five-seconds-of-every-1-pop-1

http://soundcloud.com/mjs538/five-seconds-of-every-1-pop

Fresh Hell Podcast
http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/fresh-hell/id398357309

Drivetime Robbery Podcast is now up…download from here.

Hello folks.

This week, both Rob and I were unable to record the show live.  So in a way to make our lives a much more complex place, we deceided to go and record it live and in various parts.

On the show this week we have a fantastic assortment of guests.

We have Siv Ngesi in studio, discussing his show “Dekaf”

We get to chat to Kevin McCallum in India who is covering the Cricket World Cup.
Interviews and live recordings of Guy Buttery as well as in studio chats with Regan from the Flamjangled Tea Party.

Drivetime Robbery Show Six

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Drivetime Robbery Show 4 with Rob Van Vuuren & Martin Evans

Hello Folks

 

Its the fourth show with Rob and my goodself

We’re going with a science theme today:

Let’s start with

Did viruses invent DNA?
http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2011/02/did-viruses-invent-dna.html

Psych-Out Sexism
The innocent, unconscious bias that discourages girls from math and science.
http://www.slate.com/id/2286671/

And some fun ways to fight the bias, first up is Architect Barbie
http://www.good.is/post/architecture-is-tough-will-architect-barbie-help-more-women-become-designers/

And then there’s the Smithsonian’s Women of Science comics (alas video is not viewable outside USA – bah, humbug)
http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/03/02/smithsonian-women-of-science-comics-video/

But how do you know if you have an unconscious bias in the first place?
Are you racist/sexist/dumb-assist? These handy tests will help you figure out if you’re Manyi…
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/demo/takeatest.html

Other neat stuff:
Polar bear swimmers playing underwater ice-hockey. Or is that under-ice water hockey?
http://www.boingboing.net/2011/03/01/polar-bear-swimmers.html

3D printed food-sculptures
http://www.boingboing.net/2011/03/02/3d-printed-food-scul.html