Millions of Mummified Dogs…

anubis

… discovered at Saqqara, the ancient Egyptian city of the dead. During routine excavations at the dog catacomb in Saqqara necropolis, an excavation team led by Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo (AUC), and an international team of researchers led by Paul Nicholson of Cardiff University have uncovered almost 8 [Read More...]

Netflix For the Well-Dressed Gentleman

Slobs

It’ called FreshNeck, and it’s… well, it’s Netflix for ties, pocket squares, and other gentlemen’s accessories. Pay a monthly fee ($15, $35, or $55 depending upon designer/brand), select up to 3 items, and then wait until they arrive in the mail. Keep them as long as you like, and then return them for the next [Read More...]

Amazon Autorip Goes Live: Free MP3s From CDs

autorip

Have you bought a CD (as opposed to an MP3 album) from Amazon since 1998? Then you should check your Amazon Cloud Player, because the songs on that CD just may be available as free MP3s. Amazon’s new “AutoRip” feature provides free MP3 files for CDs purchased directly from Amazon. The entire library is not [Read More...]

The Mote In Sauron’s Eye

fomalhault b

I shamelessly stole the headline from this PopSci article on Fomalhaut B, a weird rogue planet-like object in the vast debris field surrounding a star called Fomalhaut. Here’s what that star and debris field look like: Gaaa! Have we accounted for all the Palantirs? Fomalhaut B was imaged in 2007 (or maybe earlier or later, the article [Read More...]


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