Monthly Archives: March 2008

Stop CERN, Save The World

CERN are being sued to stop using their new $8 billion Large Hadron Collider.

Walter L. Wagner and Luis Sancho contend that scientists at the European Center for Nuclear Research, or CERN, have played down the chances that the collider could produce, among other horrors, a tiny black hole, which, they say, could eat the Earth. Or it could spit out something called a “strangelet” that would convert our planet to a shrunken dense dead lump of something called “strange matter.”

Asaph Microblog

Dominic Szablewski has created an interest new blogging software called Asaph Microblog that’s even more minimal than Tumblr. Watch his screencast to see how it works.

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 HSM

Of most interest to Nikon D3 owners, Sigma announces a fast standard prime lens with a HSM motor, filling a gap that Nikon has left wide open for years.

If it’s as good as Sigma’s 30mm f/1.4 lens for DX crop cameras, then this should be a big winner. I know I’d get one if I was buying a D3.

Make Your Own Pinhole Cameras

Make your own stylish pinhole cameras that work with 35mm film. My favourite is the Peyote.

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