del.icio.us Network Explorer – A visualization tool written in Processing that allows you to explore common connections among you, your network , and networks of others on del.icio.us.
Macro.scopia – Another Pipes-like webapp tha allows you to mash data together by using “blocks”. There is also a developers wiki available.
Abstract Background Tutorial – I’m not as up on all of the Illustrator tools as I should be and this tutorial outlines how to use the Blend Tool to create what I poorly describe as a warped ribbon effect. I’ve actually wanted to create something like this before.
Becoming an Evil Overlord – Things to consider before undertaking your transformation to evil overlord… or the good guy… or auxiliary evil characters.