Category Archives: thought provoking stuff

This week’s Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, Foxx takes a little time out to meet a tiny creature.

This week’s Avoid Spikes comic now online!

In this week’s ‘Avoid Spikes’, we examine subtle ways to tell if your life is perhaps not where you hoped it would be by now.

Can’t Dance, Won’t Dance…

We can’t dance to save our lives, but it doesn’t matter, it will save the woooorld! All rise for Matt. If you want quality dancing, look elsewhere. http://www.wherethehellismatt.com/ – yes, he’s still going!

Can you identify this street art?

Who made this piece of street art, why, and what does it mean?

Facebook deny ‘censoring’ Wikileaks US air attack video.

Facebook users accuse the site of attempting to prevent users posting links to Wikileak’s controversial US Air attack film, Facebook say “nuh-uh!”

Wikileaks: video of ‘unprovoked slaying’ exposes military cover-up.

Wikileaks releases footage showing an unprovoked attack on Iraqi civilians by U.S. helicopters which they claim exposes a military cover up.

UK Government complicit in kidnapping, torture?

UK High Court tells foreign secretary to STFU, and releases information in the case of Binyam Mohamed that does not help MI5 and the CIA deny allegations of torture of a British citizen. Foreign secretary then accused of “nobbling the judges” and getting his lawyers to act illegaly. Fun tiemz!

Why our world may actually be nothing but a hologram

Some clever folks have done SCIENCE! in their BRAINS and have come to the conclusion that we may be living in a hologram. Or something. Apparently. Truth be told, we’re not really sure.

Proof that DARPA works on scary shit, but can’t keep secrets.

In a shocking moment of openness, not-so-super-secret military think-tank DARPA reveals that it is working on synthetic life-forms. But not laser-wielding cyber dinosaurs.

Sand Animations by Kseniya Simonova

Kseniya Simonova is a Ukranian artist. Using a giant light box and music, she paints animated stories in sand recounting the invasion and occupation of Ukraine during WWII. She won Ukraine’s Got Talent 2009. Singing jackasses need not apply. The story starts with a couple on a park bench, followed by the chaotic invasion, morphing […]

1/2 million US pager messages from 9/11 posted online

Wikileaks publishes over half a million pager messages sent in the US on September 11, 2001.

Science, Carl Sagan and dancing weasels, oh my!

Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Stephen Hawking set to music, beautifully. Oh, and some weasels.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online

This week, we mark Remembrance Day.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

40 years ago today, something rather stellar happened.

CBS 60 Minutes: Swine Flu shots scandal – 1976

With governments putting measures in place to enforce mass swine Flu vaccinations, a CBS 60 minutes film from 1976 comes to light that shows that we have been here before. When the same thing happened for no good reason, the government and CDC lied about side-effects, and people got seriously fucked up.

UN and WHO accused of bioterrorism and intent to commit mass murder

Austrian journalist files charges against the WHO and UN, accusing them of acts of bioterrorism and the intent to commit mass murder on a global scale.

Nixon’s failed Apollo moon landing speech

Richard Nixon had a speech drafted in case the Apollo Moon landings failed, and this is it.

Geek time!

dogsounds towers is awash with geeks. Here’s a couple of treats for your inner geek.

Why do you play?

I examine why I play the video games that I do, and invite readers to tell their stories.

Life after people

Life After People is an arresting film examining what would remain to tell our story if human beings simply vanished from existence.

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