Yes, I know the headline sounds like three blokes sporting white linen on a beach somewhere, but I ca promise you they’re not crooning some insipid love song to a slightly disco beat.
No this week’s round up features Nikola Tesla, Stan Lee and Tim Minchin (among others)* Yes I know Tim Minchin is a singer, but insipid is not an accusation you can really level at the tousled haired ivory tinkler is it? So without further ado…
Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived. Love the Tony Stark of the 19th Century line.
Well worth a read is this great Grantland piece on The story of Stan Lee – more complicated than most people know, and not unrelated is this from Bleeding Cool A Few Thoughts Before Before Watchmen
Desert Island discs
Hurrah some kind folk have compiled a @storify on the very amusing #popleveson hashtag
Turning bananas into a piano & stairs into drums with the Makey Makey
Nice piece in the Guide on the webseries you need to see.
Pic of the week
More brilliance from @LettersOfNote: “I find that your rejection does
not meet my needs at this time.”
Quora answers, shared by one of the people from Disney Pixar who made Toy Story happen