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

www.towleroad.com/2012/03/rick-santorum-stops-boy-from-bowling-with-unmanly-pink-ball.html

“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.