Oddities and Awesome abound!
:: Who doesn’t love some retro-future stuff? Here’s a segment from an old Disney show about highways in the future. Some of this stuff is kind of prescient, while other stuff falls into the “Hey, it’s the 21st century — where the $*&#! are my flying cars!”
I’ll even trade my flying cars for those cantilevered skyways in the mountains!
:: Scientific American has a nifty interactive doodad about “12 Events That Will Change the World”, with the events discussed not just for what might happen but also for how likely they are.
:: Best not to even leave the house, kids — otherwise you’ll be maimed or killed!
:: I always figured, from all of my readings, that the ancient Greeks were a generally humorless lot, but a recently unearthed sculpture reveals a hidden side to Greek comedy:
(I have no idea where I got that from. Saw it months ago and copied it because I thought it was funny, and then forgot about it.)
More next week!