Way to keep up, Autodesk

I downloaded the Autodesk Maya 3D software package today, directly from Autodesk, and was dismayed to see this error when trying to install.

For those of you not in the know: the software goes so far as to have “2012” in the name, but it requires Mac OS X 10.4 (discontinued in 2007) or 10.5 (discontinued in 2009).

If I had a time machine, I’d be an amazing artist

My talent in art generally lies in seeing something cool and then wishing I had done it. Like this installation by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, using projections on glass.

Rick Santorum Stops Boy from Bowling with Unmanly Pink Ball


“You’re not gonna use the pink ball. We’re not gonna let you do that. Not on camera.” Santorum to a young fella bowling with him.

Perpetual Ocean

This is the sort of amazing thing that I wish our taxes would be spent more on. Gramatically dubious, I know, but just watch this sample video of ocean surface currents over two years.

Divide and Conquer from the Horse’s Mouth

We all know — well, at least those who are of moderate intelligence — that the strategy of the right wing is to divide and conquer, compartmentalizing different groups and then systematically working them against each other until the world is a big bubbling pot of hatred. What, you don’t believe me? Well, read for yourself.

Cheney Joke Roundup

I knew there would be an explosion of comedy at Dick Cheney’s expense after the news of his heart transplant. So, without further adeiu, here is a quick round up so that we can all move on with our lives.