Carfree Cities (via victor)

Forget interface, there’s some rad content (of all things) up on the Exploratorium’s site, including Skateboard Science, Science of Baseball, and the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 3D.

Not to mention these optical illusions.

Not giant, but robotic! The Ants at MIT.

A Brief History of Computing (CNet).

So, I was looking at the finalists in the 5k web design contest. Most of them were a little disappointing because, even if they were extremely cute, they didn’t seem to have much of a point other than to be under 5k. On the other hand, a few were really remarkable, not so much for technical wizardry, but because the page authors clearly gave some thought to creating a meaningful web page.

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