March 2011 Archives

Every Number One Single


Listen to 5 seconds of every #1 single pop song from 1956 to 1992..


New York City Time Lapse


"...using an age-old method of stitching together thousands of still images to replicate the 24 frames-per-second rate at which a strip of film runs, Owens has captured the streets of New York in a way that traditional film and video cannot..."

Google Magazines


Part of the Google Books page - browse through back issues of various magazines for free online on this site.


Tin Eye


Reverse image search. Either upload an image or copy/paste the URL and this site will tell you where to find that same image elsewhere on the Web.


Piled Cans Art


Tin cans arranged in such a way as to represent stuff. Probably done by moonlighting budding artists working as night-shift supermarket shelf stackers..


Sleeve Face


"One or more persons obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies with record sleeve(s) causing an illusion."


Val Doonican

3D Paintings on Panes of Glass


"Using multiple layers of clear glass, Canada based and Chinese born Xia Xiaowan, transform flat artwork into 3D sculptures. Viewers are treated to different shifting perspectives of the works based on where they stand in the art space"


Water by Apple


I don't think this is a real product, but if it was it would probably actually have the features listed in this 'advert'.

(Click on picture to enlarge)


Li Wei - Defying Gravity


"Looking at Li Wei’s photos you get sucked in a world of fantasy and unlimited possibilities."


Prank Levitation


98 levitation photos - floating is the new sitting..


Cat Music


Animated GIFs of cats listening to various kinds of music on their headphones..


cat listening to house music

Celebrity Death Beeper


Sign up to receive an email every time a famous sports figure or celebrity pops their clogs..

"We won't quit until they're all dead!"


Michael Gough (Alfred from the Batman movies) died yesterday aged 94

YouTube Picks #123 - Small Beer, Big Beer




JetLev is a jet pack that you strap onto your back to be used over water. The engine uses the force of thrust of water which comes blasting out to allow people to levitate / hover..

Rare Old US Dollar Bills


"This is a very old collection of United States currency. There are even some denominations that are no longer printed. There is also at least one that is printed for less than one dollar."


How People and Things Change Over Time


Then and now pictures in various categories..

firefoxphoenix.jpgThe Firefox browser was originally known as Phoenix and then Firebird before becoming what we know today

Things a Burglar Would Never Tell You


"Hey, thanks for letting me use the bathroom when I was working in your yard last week. While I was in there, I unlatched the back window to make my return a little easier"

"Love those flowers. That tells me you have taste... and taste means there are nice things inside. Those yard toys your kids leave out always make me wonder what type of gaming system they have"

More at above link..


Free Nature Sounds


Mix and match up to 4 streams of nature sounds. You can then record the resulting cacophony into an audio file and save it to your computer and use that file for whatever you want.


Barn Owl

Emoticon Keyboard


"Italian design firm Lavatelli has created a prototype emoticon keypad which plugs into a USB port. Soon you’ll be able to express joy, sadness, cheekiness and other ASCIImotion with just the touch of a finger! Email users and internet forum readers are atwitter in anticipation – or perhaps for some, dread."


As seen on 'The One Ronnie', BBC

Every Jesus Sighting Ever


Some people manage to spot Jesus in the most unusual things like toast or tree bark. This is a collection of the oddest places where Jesus has been seen.


Fake Jeopardy! Interview Intros


"Now, Charlie, I understand you’re a mercury surfboard enthusiast, have recently had a tiger blood transfusion, and have seen movies in 4D. Sounds interesting, tell us more…"

"Abe Sutton lives in Abilene, Texas and owns the patent to the soy sauce milkshake. How is that selling, Abe?"


Faces of Rejected Bachelorettes


"They say don't come easy.."


International Job Seeking


.jobs is the global utility used to locate valid employment opportunities on the Internet

The .jobs Universe is a brand new launch of a Top Level Domain (TLD) that provides an interactive, community-driven network of job related sites.

Search for jobs in your chosen field worldwide..


"American Apparel’s ads have always been provocative but lately they’ve been grabbing headlines."

Here's why...


Where's George?


United States currency tracking project. If you find one of the bills you can enter the details and see where it has been before it got to you. You can also start your own tracker.


Scientific Phenomena Videos


Make rocket fuel from aluminum and ice or watch nitroglycerin explosion in slo-mo..

YouTube Picks #121 - Filmography 2010

Clips from 2010 movies remixed into one vdo clip..


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