The Null Device
How To Be A French Intellectual, a Choose Your Own Adventure book for armchair postmodernists. (Lingua Franca)
A short New Scientist piece about the US Government's experiments to find a cannabis-eradicating biological agent. (Didn't Mao Zedong try something like this with sparrows, resulting in a plague of caterpillars or similar ecological catastrophe?)
Extreme retrocomputing: The Phillips Economic Hydraulic Computer, an all-hydraulic analogue computer designed to simulate income flow in an economy. (via Robot Wisdom)
19 degrees of separation on the Web. (MSNBC)
Researchers discover that the brain operates serially when processing images. (EETimes)
Update: "Bob" is now #1 in the TIME Phonies and Frauds Poll.