It should be apparent that I have a love of Stargate (the TV show, not the movie). By they way, I was just looking for something fun to link for Stargate and came across a bunch of Amanda Tapping boudoir pics. Very nice.
It was always funny during the show when Amanda Tapping would dress up. In most of the shoes she was in uniform or BDU's. You actually tended to forget that she was actually a woman but then, once in a while, she would put on a dress and you would end up realizing that she is actually a super hot woman. Damn.
The most commonly accepted symbol for planet Earth is is a circle with a cross in it. It looks suspiciously like a sniper cross hair, but I suppose that is good. We need to let any inquisitive alien visitors know what we are about from the onset. If it were my choice (and, with luck, one day it will) the symbol for Earth would have a lot more skulls on it. Or fists. Maybe some lightning bolts. In case you were wondering, I do indeed find the iconography of Warhammer 40,000 very much to my taste.
Also in case you were wondering, a Stargate in the Milky Way has 39 symbols on it, resulting in potentially 1,987,691,320 potential addresses. That's a good amount. In the Pegasus galaxy the gates have 36 symbols, netting 1,168,675,200. Sounds like a lot, but not as many as the Milky Way. Face it, our galaxy rocks.
Check out all the symbols here.
Wow. I was looking for something on bad logos and found this list of the Top 15 Worst Logo Fails Ever. These are amazing. I think the Kids Exchange one is my favorite.
Here is something interesting. It is a book called the Power of Logos and talks about how to come up with a powerful logo. I might have to read that one. I like the logo we cooked up for Nerd Kung Fu, but I need to come up with something really powerful for my eventual takeover of the planet. Maybe something with skulls on it.
Disappointing. Every time I see the word "logos" I always see "Legos". However, a search for "the power of Legos" didn't come up with anything. By the way, Lego used to print and include a pamphlet in the larger sets telling everyone that "Legos" as a plural is incorrect usage of their trademark. The correct usage is "Lego bricks". Personally I have more or less ignored it my entire life, but in case you were interested here is a forum discussion on the Lego vs Legos debate.
October 24th, 2011
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