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Wednesday,  03/03/10  11:35 PM

Yesterday night I was talking with a friend about Las Vegas, and how fun it is, and especially the shows, and especially Cirque du Soleil.  (And in the back of my mind I was thinking I *still* prefer their traveling shows under the big tent, where I first saw them and where my mind was blown by them :)

... so this you will not believe ...

Tonight I’m riding down PCH, enjoying the night, and I reach Del Mar.  And I look over and see this giant striped tent.  Wait a minute, I know that tent!  Holy crap, it's the Cirque du Soleil!  So I Google and find:

Cirque du Soleil's Kooza

Their latest traveling show is in Del Mar *now*!  How cool is that?

Kooza!

Yes of course I must see them!

 

 

Wednesday,  03/03/10  11:44 PM

(yawn) man I'm a bit tired but I will make a filter pass (yawn) ...

iPad bookshelfCraig Mod: Books in the age of the iPad.  [ via Daring Fireball ]

Karst topography - as applied to TitanJPL asks Is that Saturn's moon Titan, or Utah?  "Planetary scientists have been puzzling for years over the honeycomb patterns and flat valleys with squiggly edges evident in radar images of Saturn's moon Titan. Now, working with a 'volunteer researcher' who has put his own spin on data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, they have found some recognizable analogies to a type of spectacular terrain on Earth known as karst topography. A poster session today, Thursday, March 4, at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, displays their work."

Facebook for WebOs gets a much-needed update.  Indeed, and I love it.  Especially the way friends' Facebook profile pictures are now automatically mapped to their phone numbers from my Exchange database.

OK Go Rube Goldberg music videoI'll leave you with this pretty excellent Rube Goldberg machine, featured in an OK Go music video.  Stick with it because it keeps getting more and more radical... anything which features a pachinko machine has to be great, and there's at least one piano destroyed, as well as a TV sledgehammered... and it all ends with the band getting shot with paint.  Yippee.

 
 

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