Gensou Hyouhon Hakubutsukan or the Museum of Fantastic Specimens is an online collection of creatures “curated” by Hajime Emoto. All of the creatures showcased in the museum are sculpted from paper, modeling paste and bamboo. The site is in Japanese but certainly worth a slightly confused browse. Via.

A Search for Comity in the Intellectual Property Wars: Comedies of Fair U$e. The entire symposium is now available for your free listening delight.

Science and the Theft of Humanity. In science’s renewed interest in the human condition, a humanist sees the promise of a dialogue and a new golden age.

Political dump: Why Conservatives Can’t Govern, The legal mind behind the White House’s war on terror, The military’s problem with the President’s Iran policy, Iran: Consequences of WarThat Honorable Determination.

Great Mother Plane? Pop Culture Blog offers some nuggets on The Nation of Islam’s UFO teachings. Via.

The Industrial Design Society of America’s 2006 IDEA award winners. Via.

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