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Video: computer hacking in 1980s movies

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"80s Computer Hacking: A Supercut." List of movies below:

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Amazing optical illusion and Spirograph

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Phil "Bad Astronomy" Plait deconstructs Brusspup's "Crazy Circle Illusion" and ties it to the wonderful classic art/science/toy Spirograph.

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Fruit fly and zebrafish brains may help unlock secrets of our human minds

- At a facility considered a Nirvana for scientists, researchers pursue greater understanding of biomedical processes, using test subjects like dragonflies and zebrafish Play video

Great video explainer: Vint Cerf on ICANN and NTIA

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The "father of the Internet" explains why the Congressional posturing and global freakout about the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration stepping back from management of the Internet domain name system is misplaced.

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Sign Painters: book and documentary

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Sign Painters looks to be a fascinating book and documentary about the traditional art and craft of hand-drawn signage that is being lost to digital prints and die-cut vinyl. The film is playing at venues around the US right now, including this Sunday (7/27) at the Webb Gallery in Waxahachie, Texas!

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Video: 10 bets you will always win

- "10 Amazing Bets You Will Always Win," from From Richard Wiseman, author of the delightful Quirkology: How We Discover the Big Truths in Small Things. Play video

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