July 2011 Archives

BMW Powered Twin Rotor Hoverbike

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http://bit.ly/jHorip

Inventor Chris Malloy claims that this beastie can get to 10,000 feet and 173mph - it's powered by a 1,150cc BMW engine and you need a good parachute!

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PETA Ads

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http://bit.ly/o1yEfb

(Warning: some nudity!)

PETA is the American animal rights organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. For some reason their adverts contain a lot of pictures of men and women with their kit off...

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More Electron Microscope Images

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http://bit.ly/hzRvVU

I've posted about similar pages to this before but these are different images...

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heathland ant carrying a microchip

Record the Human Soul?

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http://www.google.com/patents?id=CS20AAAAEBAJ

As seen on the Google Patents site - "The inventor shows that a human soul is only the information in human brain. He offers a method for re-writing the human brain on electronic chips. This method allows for the modelling of a human soul in order to achieve man immortality."

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Sounds of New York

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http://www.soundsofnewyork.com/

Sounds sampled from such places as the subway, Staten Island ferry and Chinatown.

"Your computer room is transported to Manhattan!"

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Incredible Stuff (He) Made

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http://www.cockeyed.com/incredible/incredible.html

"My name is Rob Cockerham. I build stuff that isn't particularly valuable, except for in the lessons I learn while I'm building them"

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solid ice beer caddy

Various Fun Stuff

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http://theintarweb.org/content/Fun%20Stuff/

Apologies for the short post tonight. Above link has a selection of video clips, pics, mp3 files and SWFs.

5 Second Films

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http://5secondfilms.com/

If you are one of those people that has trouble sitting through some of the longer video clips on YouTube etc then this site will be right up your street..

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Proportional Keyboard

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http://snipurl.com/27ozye

Keyboard whose keys are raised in proportion to their frequency of use.

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Food Inflation

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http://www.grandpappy.info/hinflate.htm

Food inflation price index for 2011.

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A 16-ounce jar of Honey increased in price from $5.58 to $5.98 per 16-ounce jar.

Mail Order Husbands

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http://mailorderhusbands.net/order/

Some of the fellas on this page totally cracked me up - this has to be seen to be believed...

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Armin - Linz, Austria

Medicinal Benefits of Whole Foods

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http://www.naturalways.com/medValFd.htm

"For the first 5000 years of civilization, humans relied on foods and herbs for medicine. Only in the past 50 years have we forgotten our medicinal "roots" in favor of patent medicines. While pharmaceuticals have their value, we should not forget the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of whole foods. The following list is but a sampling of the health benefits from whole foods."

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Big Spanish Castle

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http://snipurl.com/40qx

This is a sort of optical illusion that I have never seen before. Click on link above to do it.


Wikipedia's Lamest Edit Wars

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http://snipurl.com/21zudo

Many people would just say "Who cares?", but I'm of the opinion that little details can and do matter sometimes..

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Dallas is Back!

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http://www.tnt.tv/series/dallas/

At least it will be next summer. If you don't know what Dallas is it probably means you weren't around in the 1980's when it was originally on our telly screens.

This Guy has my MacBook

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http://thisguyhasmymacbook.tumblr.com/

"On March 21, 2011, my MacBook was stolen from my apartment in Oakland, CA. I reported the crime to the police and even told them where it was, but they couldn't help me due to lack of resources. Meanwhile, I'm using the awesome app, Hidden, to capture these photos of this guy who has my MacBook"

(Scroll down above page to see timeline)

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Guy sleeping on couch next to MacBook

Dear Human...

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http://9gag.com/gag/108741/

Dear human,

You are a tiny speck dwarfed by even the tiniest objects in the heavens.

Sincerely,
The Universe

Brilliant cartoon strip - deffo worth a look!

Sky Diving Stunts

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http://www.joejennings.com/

Joe Jennings site with pictures of freefall stunts and other stuff..

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Fossils on Mars

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http://www.shultslaboratories.com/CoastPage16B.htm

Are they or aren't they? This website seems to be sure that they are actual fossils - mostly seashells...

"Martian fossils seem to be mainly marine creatures.  Large oceans once covered the surface of the planet."

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If Church Signs were Honest

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http://snipurl.com/27xm47

...then they may look something like this...

Don't worry if you see your local church here, these are almost certainly photo-shopped..

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Body Landscapes

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http://snipurl.com/27x9t2

Body art - with a difference - see for yourself...

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Scientific Illustrations

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http://scientificillustration.tumblr.com/archive

An archive of historical scientific illustrations. Most of them have some blurb describing who the artists are / were and dates.

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Nicolaus Steno. Florence, 1667


Atheism - What's your World View?

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http://snipurl.com/27v5dj

Examine your own beliefs using the flowchart on above page...

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Sickipedia

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http://www.sickipedia.org/

"Building the world's best collection of sick jokes..."

There's a chuckle for everyone on this site.

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