I’m a big fan of optical illusions, and I just found a whole bunch of them, including some I hadn’t seen before (and I’ve seen a lot). They’ve come from the blog Look At This… (which I also just found), which seems to be somewhat similar to the HRSFANS blog, in that it links to
Emerson College in Boston runs a great radio station, WERS, which you can listen to online (as well as via honest-to-goodness old-fashioned radio, if you’re in the Boston area). Their programming includes a wide range of genres, but my personal favorites are the weekend programs: Standing Room Only (Saturdays 10am to 2pm and Sundays noon
I’m not much of a videogamer, but I’m intrigued by what I’ve read about the new video game Mirror’s Edge. The game is a “first person runner” based on parkour, the art of running, jumping, climbing, and otherwise moving quickly through urban environments. Amusingly, the game’s main selling point seems to be that playing it
HRSFANS has decided on an official motto: “Misce stultitiam consiliis brevem” (“Mingle a little folly with your wisdom” from Horace’s Odes) Thank you to everyone who participated in selecting the motto, and particularly to Alexa F. and Kartik V. for suggesting the winning motto!
The first blog post! Eventually, I hope this blog will introduce you to lots of neat things you didn’t know of before. But for the first post, I thought I’d begin with a classic: one of my favorite xkcd comics. In case there’s anyone out there who hasn’t yet discovered xkcd, let this be a
HRSFANS is starting a blog! This blog was jointly inspired by the HRSFANS Index to the Awesome on the Internet and Boing Boing. The idea is to post links and short discussions of things that we like, with the goal of sharing these things both within HRSFANS and with the fan community at large. You