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Jean Grey, X-Men’s X-Sexiest Lady: Why Comic Books Are Sexy

If you need an excuse to read comic books, looking at the sexy ladies of the X-Men clad in their skintight asskicking outfits is a great place to start. Meet the hottest member of the X-Men, one of the coolest and sometimes the most batshit-crazy: Jean Grey! Also known as the Phoenix. Also known as Famke Janssen. Also just plain smokin’ hot. There are a lot of sexy X-Ladies, but she’s my numero uno, and here’s why.

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New Motorola Droid Poised to Kick iPhone Ass, Take Names

The new Verizon Droid is one of the first solid iPhone challengers that doesn’t suck. It packs some sweet new smartphone features, and gives you a viable alternative to an iPhone or a Blackberry. That is, if the intensely dude-targeted ad campaign doesn’t weird you out too much. Also, can we talk about how the glowing red Droid thing is the eye of Sauron? No? Well, Okay…

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Alex’s Team Pick

Wow this is really incredible: a 3D rendering/exploration of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica painting. The movie takes a bit to load, but it’s worth it. (via WordVomit)

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Alex’s Team Pick

I would be happy if everything we needed in our lives looked like Lego pieces, like these awesome USB hubs for your desktop.

By |October 2, 2009
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Vashti’s Team Pick

BoingBoing made a remix of the Jonathan Fowler documentary “Synesthesia” AND IT LOOKS SO GOOD! You can also watch the full-length film here.

By |September 23, 2009
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Alex’s Team Pick

What would happen if we printed the internet? Just some fun facts to help visualize what a massive piece of work this internet is. (…I wonder if they’re counting pornography?)

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Carlytron’s Team Pick

James May’s Lego house was demolished!!! It was supposed to be moved to Legoland but it was too expensive, so they destroyed it, along with my childhood dream to live in a house made entirely of Legos.

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Laneia’s Team Pick

Are you addicted to the internet? Find out! NPR had an interesting story about Ben and his addiction to WoW. Do you know what WoW is? Then you’re probs addicted to the internet, which is FINE.

By |September 20, 2009
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A Woman Braves the Worldwide Developer’s Conference

There are women here who’ve founded their own companies and nailed funding from VCs and women who want to find the intersection of fashion and technology via embedded circuits. All of this is incredibly inspiring, but also in one small way problematic: when you’re confronted with super ambitious, brilliant women changing our technical landscape, how the hell do you behave yourself?