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“Amazing New Hyperbolic Chamber Greatest Invention In

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 28, 2005

“Amazing New Hyperbolic Chamber Greatest Invention In The History Of Mankind Ever”. “Popular Science quickly placed the chamber on the fold-out cover of its next issue, which reads, ‘FUCKING AWESOME!!! THE BALLS-OUT H.C. IS 40 TIMES BETTER THAN SEX… AND COUNTING!!!’”

Books that changed the world

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 22, 2005

Books that changed the world. Just a few of the things that have changed the world so far: cod, salt, chips, radio in Canada, sewing machines, atomic weaponry, quinine, cables, sheep, gunpower, etc. etc.