Awesome stuff I have found lately
By “lately”, I mean “since Friday”. This blog has been too quiet lately, so here are several links for your surfing pleasure
The Lego church was pretty neat, but here’s someone who appears to have recreated all of New York City in Lego.
Not related to much of anything, here’s a good explanation of how to do arithmetic with Roman numerals.
And, finally, Seth wonders if it is really all that feasible to blow up planes by mixing common household liquids together. Turns out, not so much:
After a few hours – assuming, by some miracle, that the fumes haven’t overcome you or alerted passengers or the flight crew to your activities – you’ll have a quantity of TATP with which to carry out your mission. Now all you need to do is dry it for an hour or two.
If you read the article, you’ll find out why you can’t really just take the explosive on the plane already prepared.