Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Odds and Ends, Wed 1 October 2008

1. "How to Work Better" by Fischli/Weiss (1991)

2. "The Differences Between Star Wars & Harry Potter"

3. "Bring your own light sabre: Uni launches Jedi course"
"According to its publicity material, the course, Feel the Force: How to
 Train in the Jedi Way, teaches the real-life psychological techniques
 behind Jedi mind tricks."

4. "Introducing Fortune Cookies to China"
"Are fortune cookies Chinese? Clearly not. They are arguably more
 American (by way of Japan), judging by the way that people in China
 react to fortune cookies -- with a mixture of confusion and amusement."

5. "19 Really Cool Gadgets for Your Office or Cubicle"

6. "The 50 Worst Cars of All Time"

7. "Klein bottle, 1995-1996."

8. "World's Smallest Book"