April 2011 Archives

Day 4 Death

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http://www.day4death.com/

When, where and how you will die. All calculated by a computer..

It looks like I've got until Thursday January 12th 2045, and there's a good chance it will be as an in-patient of heart disease...well that's cheered me right up..

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Texts From Last Night

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http://m.textsfromlastnight.com/

You can view everybody else's and submit your own - I assume you can also do this via the app which works on Android / iPhone / Blackberry..

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12725646

T'was a brave person who stood there filming the whole thing while the world went to pieces around him (or her)..

Watch the video on above link.

Pictures of Japan Earthquake

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http://bit.ly/czNANa

50 pictures captured of the awful quake and resulting tsunami destruction..

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Sagaki Keita

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http://thisiscolossal.com/2011/03/keita-sagaki/

"Artist Sagaki Keita was born in 1984 and lives and works in Tokyo. His densely composited pen and ink illustrations contain thousands of whimsical characters that are drawn almost completely improvised."

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YouTube Picks #128 - Escher's Waterfall

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Infinite Cat Project

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http://www.infinitecat.com/movies.html

Link takes you to the movies section of the site - just in case there aren't enough video clips featuring cats floating around the internet - here's a whole page of them..

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How Many of Me?

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http://www.howmanyofme.com/

"There are 311,950,054 people in the United States of America. If everyone in the U.S. lined up single file, the line would stretch around the Earth almost 7 times. That's a lot of people.

The U.S. Census Bureau statistics tell us that there are at least 151,671 different last names and 5,163 different first names in common use in the United States. Some names are more common than others."

Enter your name and the computer tells you how many people in the US share your name.


Rock Paper Scissors

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http://bit.ly/czNANa

You versus the computer..

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Wobbly Pictures

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http://3erd.tumblr.com/

Pictures as wobbly animations.

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Goldfinger's Bodypainting

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http://www.goldfinger2000.de/

Naked bodies sprayed with paint.

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YouTube Picks #127 - Tall Painting

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http://snipurl.com/27sq1v

As per title..
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"I am on a drug. It's called Charlie Sheen. It's not available. If you try it once, you will die. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body."

Uncyclopedia

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http://uncyclopedia.wikia.com

I am finding it quite hard to describe this website - just visit it and see what you think..

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Best Drunken Yoga Poses

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http://top10king.com/top-10-best-drunken-yoga-poses/

"It’s unfortunate but true. Drinking heavily is not healthy and it adds a crap ton of calories to your diet. But, even though you killed a 12 rack of PBR by yourself it doesn’t mean you haven’t burned some of those 1,824 calories you just consumed. Sure you may not remember what happened after that 9th beer but if you’ve woken up with body aches chances are you’ve burned most of those calories while performing drunken yoga. Here’s the top 10 best drunken yoga poses, which may help explain your raging glute ache you woke up with."

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Celebrities Giving the Finger

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http://snipurl.com/27s297

"They’re celebrities…they put their clothes on just like us…they even say fuck you just like us."

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Fun with Signs

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http://funwithsigns.tumblr.com/

"Fun with Signs is dedicated to the pursuit of juvenile jokes out of signs."

(Unfortunately) there are multiple pages of these on above link..

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Hilarious Anti-Theft Signs

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http://snipurl.com/27rlh9

Perhaps not hilarious, but many of these are good for a chuckle..

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Funniest Celebrity Tweets

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World's Largest 3D Painting

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http://snipurl.com/27r3l6

"An artist has created the world's largest 3D picture in a square in front of a shopping mall in Chongqing, China. The 3D picture, entitled 'Lion Door Valley', measures 23.3 metres wide and 32.3 metres long, while the wall it utilizes is 6.09 metres high. After being certified by Guinness World Record officials, it was named the largest 3D painting in the world. The huge image was painstakingly created by Qi Xinghua, a master from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, who said it took him a month to complete. The painting is so lifelike that passers-by say they feel dizzy while standing on the 'ropes' in the picture, which are strung across a huge 'hole'."

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Magnified Parasites

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http://www.mos.org/sln/sem/sem.html

Collection of photos of various lifeforms (mostly small bug-like stuff) blown up by high powered microscope.

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A weevil under x75 magnification

Dot Clock

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http://snipurl.com/27qsx2

Watch time passing via the medium of little dots representing seconds.

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Touchtone Telephone Songs

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http://www.michaelv.org/projects/telephone/

Learn how to play songs using the number keypad on your phone. The number keys generate a specific note and played together you can play whole songs.

The following is 'She'll be coming round the mountain'

2   3   6   6   6   6   3   2   1   2

3-   3   6   9   9   9   9   #   9   6   3

6-   #   9   6   6   6   6   3   2   2   2

1   1   1   1   9   6   3   2   1   1   1   1

6   3   1   2   3-

Apple Recycling Program

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http://www.apple.com/recycling/computer/

Recycle your old Desktop machine, iPod, iPad etc - they will accept IBM-compatible machines as well as old Apples in this program. You get a voucher to spend on your next Apple product!

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YouTube Picks #125 - Palin's Breath

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Bit of an odd one this...Sarah Palin breathing taken from her speech about the attacks in Arizona and on her.

Smartdate Names

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http://prmedianow.com/images/smartdate_names.jpg

This is graphs of male and female first names against the number of sexual partners they have on average during their life.

Blokes called Chris would appear to have the most luck and if you're called Dorothy you may find yourself an old maid..

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