- CoolVibe has a great gallery of 100 epic images from the NASA Hubble Space Telescope.
- Flickr has a group specifically devoted to Tunnel Photos, and it’s cooler than you’d think.
- The Museum of Fine Arts has an exhibit on the Art of the Japanese Postcard. See more examples at Aqua Velvet.
- The Retroist offers this Lego sculpture of Crow and Tom Servo from MST3K.
- Steampunk Pinocchio by Fabricio Moraes of Brazil.
- The Supermarket is selling ties made of recycled cassette tape they call the “Sonic Fabric Necktie.”
- Comic Alliance chooses 10 Superheroes You Want as Part of Your Family.
- News: Cube and Splice Director Takes on NEUROMANCER! (More)
- News: Will Smith commits to ‘Men In Black 3′ in 3D; Sony sets release date.
- The first photos of Chloe Moretz in Let Me In have hit the web.
- J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 Trailer premieres in during Iron Man 2 today, but you can get a sneak preview thanks to a cammer.
- Chuck Hollis offers his take on Apple’s latest: “What iPads Did To My Family.”
- Galaxy Far Away picks the Top 10 Vacation Spots of the Star Wars Universe.
- Maxim offers this gallery of Hollywood’s 20 Sexiest Superheroines Photos.
- Neatorama points out 10 Neat Facts About G.I. Joe.
- Interview: Douglas Clegg talks about his dark fantasy novel, Neverland.
- Interview: Guy Gavriel Kay, author of Under Heaven, talks with Reading the Past.
- News: Borders just announced that they’re selling the Kobo eReader, an $149 ebook touted, by Wired, no less, as a Kindle killer.
- News: Dan Brown Tops Sony’s Most Purchased eBooks of All Time List.
- The Guardian warns of readers of The perils of meeting your favourite writers.
- The Millions tout The Joy of Unread Books.
- Fake Science is a new blog answering important questions like “How do 3D glasses work?” and “Where does Oil come from?“
- The Civil Defense Museum provides this history of the Fallout Shelter sign.
- Odds of Cooking the Grandkids: There is a horrible paper in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which looks at how the limits of human physiology interact with upper-range global warming scenarios. The bottom line conclusion is that there is a small – of order 5% – risk of global warming creating a situation in which a large fraction of the planet was uninhabitable (in the sense that if you were outside for an extended period during the hottest days of the year, even in the shade with wet clothing, you would die).
- Television without Pity offers 10 Things We Didn’t Know About Firefly. It recaps some of the highlights from the upcoming “Firefly: Still Flying” book. One of the plots from the short stories get discussed, so stay away if you don’t want get spoiled for that.