February 2013 Archives

Red Bull Presents The Kluge..

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http://snipurl.com/26hxzbi

"A human-powered Rube Goldberg machine."



Click link at top of post for more information on the project...

Animated Factorization Diagrams

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http://snipurl.com/26hmwje

"...and thus was born the Factor Conga: a promenade of primes, composites, and their constituents, arranged with an aesthetically-tuned variation of Yorgey's rules, one per second.

Please play with the interactive, and do give it a minute to hit its stride. Or whirl there with a tap or two of the fast forward button.

This is what the dance clubs look like on Alpha Centauri."


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Petitions Petitions Petitions...

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https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitions

One for our American cousins this is the official petitions section of the official White House site.

As it says - "We the people - your voice in our government."

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Skydiving Stunts & Cinematography

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www.joejennings.com

Photos and video footage of various lunatics doing their skydiving/boarding/surfing stunts - I did a solo parachute jump once for charity when I was at college in London but don't think I'll ever have enough bottle to do it again..I remember all of us doing it were bricking it once we got on the plane...

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New Car Road Signs

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http://www.link-through.com/new_car_road_signs/

A story with a lesson to it told through the medium of road signs. Very cleverly done..

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The 86 Rules of Boozing

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http://snipurl.com/26g6cgk

From the Modern Drunkard Magazine, some helpful tips on drinking etiquette...

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There I Fixed It

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Spot The International Space Station

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http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/

"Did you know you can see the International Space Station from your house? As the third brightest object in the sky, after the sun and moon, the space station is easy to see if you know where and when to look for it."

"NASA's Spot the Station service sends you an email or text message a few hours before the space station passes over your house."

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Bad Paintings of Barack Obama

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http://www.badpaintingsofbarackobama.com/

I wouldn't say they're all bad - I like the one below..

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http://snipurl.com/26dxsxj

Happy Valentines Jeeyeb - I love you xx

For everyone else - this is a sarcastic (but often true) reflection on romance and marriage..

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Phone Spell & Anagrams

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http://www.phonespell.org/

You know how on older phones you had 3 or 4 letters assigned to each number key? Well this means that you can make various words and phrases from phone numbers. Stick your phone number in and see what it comes back with.

If you like your anagrams then look at this site - put a word in and it will spit out all the anagram possibilities. 'Baan Liam' came out as 'Labia Man' and yeah I like my labias :-))

If that's not enough then try the anagram hall of fame for the best anagrams out there.

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Girls Gone Too Wild

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http://coedmagazine.com/2009/10/09/girls-gone-too-wild-100-photos/

Yes girls get pissed up too. Actually in my experience boys are more careful with their imbibing than girls are. Here's some pictures of girls who have had too much..

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well hey I've been that drunk before too...
I'd love to have a crack at this myself but where the hell do you buy dry ice from?

Wind Map

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http://hint.fm/wind/

"An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us--energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. "

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Click picture for the animated version...

Update

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Sorry folks I'm not very well so I will try my best to post when I can. In the meantime comments are now working on this blog (thanks Mihai) so feel free to slag me off as much as you want to :)

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Hurricane Sandy's Epic Devastation

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http://snipurl.com/26b1itp

323 pictures of the aftermath of this disaster..

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The Best Ghost Pictures Ever..

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http://paranormal.about.com/od/ghostphotos/ig/Best-Ghost-Photos/

"They say seeing is believing. And while in this day of digital image manipulation that might not be as true as it once was, these photographs are considered by many to be the real deal - photographic evidence of ghosts. Faking ghost photos through double exposure and in-the-lab trickery has been around as long as photography itself; and today, computer graphics programs can easily and convincingly create ghost images. But these photos are generally thought to be untouched, genuine portraits of the unexplained."

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This portrait of "The Brown Lady" ghost is arguably the most famous and well-regarded ghost photograph ever taken. The ghost is thought to be that of Lady Dorothy Townshend, wife of Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount of Raynham, residents of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England in the early 1700s. It was rumored that Dorothy, before her marriage to Charles, had been the mistress of Lord Wharton. Charles suspected Dorothy of infidelity. Although according to legal records she died and was buried in 1726, it was suspected that the funeral was a sham and that Charles had locked his wife away in a remote corner of the house until her death many years later...


Weave Silk

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http://new.weavesilk.com/

"Interactive generative art"

if you're psychedelically minded you'll have fun with this one. Turn on your sound too..

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