June 2013 Archives

Astronomy Picture of the Day

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http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/

"Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer."

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Tardigrade in moss

The Evolution of the Human Face

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http://kottke.org/13/03/the-evolution-of-the-human-face

"Here's a video that shows how scientists believe the human face has changed over the past 7 million years:"

http://snipurl.com/27b07ro

"Some people have hobbies. Other people are obsessive. But when the two cross paths, this is what you get. Japanese twitter user @Kya7y recently unearthed an incredibly detailed maze that her father created almost 30 years ago. When pressed for details, the father explained that he spent 7 years creating the map on A1 size paper, which is about 33 x 23 inches."

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YouTube Picks #130 - Face Folding 2

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http://snipurl.com/27a5gq5

"Since the Sun moves relative to the other stars around it at about 45,000 miles/hr, if you change the frame of reference from the Sun to the surrounding stellar system, you get planetary motion that looks something like this:"



There was some controversy around the above video so may or may not get a more accurate viewpoint with this one:

Average Face - Porn Star

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http://jonmillward.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/average-face-pornstar-big.jpg

Morphed from 10 of the faces of the biggest female pornstars around today..

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Life Advice From Machines

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Word Spy - The Top 100 Posts

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http://www.wordspy.com/topwords.asp

Ranked #1,2,3 are:

  • bliss point
  • smartphone face
  • wet signature
It's a sign of our times..

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http://snipurl.com/27907qy

"Campaign features hot gay men and lesbians and stereotypical frumpy straight couples."

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US Overlaid on the Moon

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http://snipurl.com/278hom1

For a sense of scale. The area of the USA roughly covers 20% of the Moon's surface..

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Stare Out Dominique

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http://www.alterfin.com/dominique/index.html

Difficult to do with those steely blue eyes..

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Mark Jenkins - Outside

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

"Jenkins' practice of street art is to use the "street as a stage" where his sculptures interact with the surrounding environment including passersby who unknowingly become actors."

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Abandoned Apples

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http://snipurl.com/277nqxj

"For whatever reasons, humans eventually vacate the places they inhabit, and in doing so, things are left behind. Some of those things happen to be Apple computers, software, and accessories that wallow in dark and dirty places for decades until rediscovered by urban explorers who delight in documenting abandoned urban spaces."

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Rejected Crayons

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http://www.dribbleglass.com/subpages/crayons.htm

"Each year, hundreds of new color names are considered for inclusion in boxes of crayon. As you might expect, most potential color names never make the cut. Gathered here are some proposed crayons that weren't quite up to snuff."

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Sex Addicts Anonymous

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http://saa-recovery.org/Meetings/UnitedStates/

AFAIK they only have meetings for this in the States - where else...but if you do live over there then there may be a regular meeting near you. I'd probably be up for it :)

Alternative organization

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http://snipurl.com/2770u4a

It's a bit late for Valentines Day now but here it is anyway..

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