January 2012 Archives

Enterprise Ambient Engine Noise

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YouTuber crysknife007 has isolated the ambient engine hum of the Starship Enterprise as heard in Star Trek: The Next Generation. The sound is looped repeatedly into a 24 hour long YouTube movie.

Cold Showers

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http://www.normalbreathing.com/l-cold-shower.php

Benefits, rules and restrictions of taking cold showers. Brrrr..

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Very Demotivational

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http://verydemotivational.memebase.com/

Demotivational posters..

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YouTube Picks #161 - Gravity

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a young woman wakes up to find that she has become weightless, and floats through life until gravity inevitably catches up with her.

Playing Card Message Encryption

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http://jerde.net/peter/cards/

Store a message in a deck of cards! This is very clever..

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Mazes

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http://ericjeckert.com/mazes/

Mazes built on images of famous people. As the author of this site says, "I draw 'em, you solve 'em"

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Celebs Scratching their Bums

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http://snipurl.com/21vckqy

I'm not sure what to say about this link - celebrities are just normal people after all..

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Anna Kournikova

What Have You Downloaded?

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http://www.youhavedownloaded.com/

Give this site an IP address and it will tell you what files have been downloaded via BitTorrent on your internet connection.

Note that it will not find files downloaded via private trackers.

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http://snipurl.com/21u2vv2

Old news, but if you missed it the first time...

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Huge Money Chart

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http://xkcd.com/980/huge/#x=-4176&y=-2160&z=2

Anything and everything to do with money and finance in one big chart. You have to zoom in to each area to see details.

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Most Powerful Photos of 2011

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http://snipurl.com/21sxron

Tornadoes in the States, whirlpools off the coast of Japan and various other, sometimes moving photos taken last year by media photographers and the like.

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pepper spray in the face at a rally in Portland, Oregon

Steve Jobs

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http://www.computerhistory.org/highlights/stevejobs/

This is an interesting and moving account of the computer guru Steve Jobs. "If it hadn't been for the blue boxes there would never have been an Apple Computer."

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Calculator Words

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http://www.langmaker.com/calculatorwords.htm

Page lists just about all the possible combinations and many words that I don't recognize..oh the fun we had when were 8 or 9 - I could have done with this site back then..
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If Famous Duos / Groups Became Merged

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http://snipurl.com/21r2st2

It's alarming what you can do with Photoshop these days..

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YouTube Picks #160 - Siri Argument

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iSofa

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http://www.isofa.tv/?vk=BudhFVnN2o0

Back-to-back YouTube videos.

Iconic Photographs from History

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http://snipurl.com/21pg2mu

There are surely some fascinating pictures on this page - Elvis in the army, Hitler as a baby, history of Coca-Cola bottles and so it goes on..

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Gong Button

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http://www.freegongbutton.com/

Click on the mallet to make a gong sound. At time of posting this 21,893 presses so far..

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McDonalds Map of America

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http://snipurl.com/21o80x8

The map of America as visualized by McDonald's locations. This makes me so depressed...

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Photos from Culo, The Book about Butts

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http://snipurl.com/21nnab2

Pictures from a 'coffee table book'...although it is tagged as NSFW.

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YouTube Picks #159 - Filmography 2011

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Fed Chairman Game

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http://snipurl.com/21m8lg7

Think you have what it takes to steer the U.S Central Bank? Take charge of a simulated economy..

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Investment - A List Of Behavioral Biases

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http://www.psyfitec.com/p/list-of-behavioral-biases.html

Ever-growing list of irrational or, at least, slightly odd behaviours in the sphere of investment. Your investment decisions are heavily influenced by your human nature and character.

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Mirror Images - Scott Stulberg

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http://snipurl.com/21l200e

Photos of models and celebs given a new twist with a mirroring effect..

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National Do Not Call Registry

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https://www.donotcall.gov/

When you register your number after a month or so telemarketers are not supposed to call the number, and , if they do you can register a complaint.

The UK version is here.. (TPS Online)

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If We Don't, Remember Me

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http://iwdrm.tumblr.com/

Yeah, I don't understand the title of this page either :-S

GIF animations using stills from movie sets..

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"Because I want to fit in."
American Psycho (2000)

Mark Jenkins - Outside

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http://www.xmarkjenkinsx.com/outside.html

Bizarre photography taken at various locations around the world. Check out the other categories on his site as well.

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