April 2014 Archives

Gold - Visualized in Bullion Bars

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http://demonocracy.info/infographics/world/gold/gold.html

From 1 gram to all the gold in the world - gives you some perspective..

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this is one ton of gold

Ultimate History of Boobs

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http://www.playboy.com/playground/view/the-ultimate-history-of-boobs

Playboy site charting the differences in social attitudes to female breasts..

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Instant Street View

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http://www.instantstreetview.com/

type in an address and you're there straightaway..

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Pure Gas

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http://pure-gas.org/

"Definitive list of stations that sell pure ethanol-free gasoline in the US & Canada.."

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Good Collection of Websites

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http://tholman.com/

Best set of links in ages..

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Who's a Gay Celebrity?

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http://www.wildaboutmovies.com/features/GAY_CELEBRITIES.php

This is lists of celebrities who are either 'definitely gay', some maybes, then a list of people who are 'definitely not gay'.

To be honest, I'm past caring about stuff like that, but I expect some of you WILL be interested, so here it is..

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Ewan is on the NOT GAY list..

Crime Scene Photos

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http://vanessawest.tripod.com/crimescenephotos.html

"Warning: The following contains actual crime scene and coroner's photographs. Many of the photos are extremely graphic and may be considered by some to be disturbing or offensive"

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14 of the Most Interesting Facts Ever

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http://snipurl.com/28tywmg

"There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than there are atoms in the known universe."

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AlessandroDD's deviantART

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Abraham Lincoln Inauguration

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http://snipurl.com/28tiojq

Read the old newspaper story published 5th Mar 1861 of Abe's presidential inauguration day..

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Sex Selling The Most Unsexy Products

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http://snipurl.com/28tav63

"Sure, ad agencies use sex to sell cars, beer, WonderBras. But -- no no -- they do not stop there."

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Advert for Widex hearing aids! From 2009

Microwaving a Highlighter

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http://snipurl.com/28t5jlt

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If you don't have any highlighters to hand then here's soap:





However to be honest you're probably best off not doing this yourself and be content to watch the video instead..

Sicktionary - Quiz Mode

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http://sicktionary.usvsth3m.com/quiz/

Test your knowledge of sick phrases - what do they mean? Have to say when I tried this I hadn't heard of any of these phrases at all - must have led a sheltered life - but still managed to get 4 correct in a row..

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Zoom

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Listen To The Most Relaxing Tune Ever

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http://snipurl.com/28sjjga

"Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester band, Marconi Union. Sound therapists were able to rate ten of the most relaxing songs, with Marconi Union's 8 minute trance-inducing tune, "Weightless", coming out on top thanks to its continuous rhythm of 60 BPM, an ideal tempo for synchronization with the heart and brainwaves, making it an ideal audio accompaniment for a good night's rest."

Listen


Bead Chain Experiment

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http://snipurl.com/28sbswp

"Inside this beaker is a 50-meter-long string of 8,000 beads. Watch what happens when you toss one end of the string out of the beaker."


http://snipurl.com/28s8qar

"Traveling by airplane is a lot different than it used to be. And we're not just talking about the elaborate and cumbersome security restrictions that get added every time some wacko sticks a bomb in his BVDs. There used to be a lot of amenities, but they were gradually eliminated after President Jimmy Carter signed the Airline Deregulation Act in 1978 and cost-effectiveness suddenly became a corporate concern. Here are 11 things that we never see on most commercial flights today that were common in days of yore."

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10 Best @SirPatStew TwitterPics

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http://snipurl.com/28ryv1u

Features Patrick Stewart's move to Brooklyn and his subsequent adoption of Twitter.

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Most Famous Brands From Each State

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http://snipurl.com/28rtimp

"When you close your eyes and think of California, what famous brand comes to mind? Is it Apple? Facebook? Google? Or some movie studio? What about Texas? New York? Florida? These are the most famous brands of each state. The Corporate States of America, if you will."

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like?

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http://snipurl.com/28rognd

"Some foods have significantly more Calories than others but what does the difference actually look like. Each of the photographs below represents 200 Calories of the particular type of food"

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Startling Images Naked To The Human Eye

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http://snipurl.com/28repjf

"When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling papers, dissolving sugar cubes and even guitar strings all enhanced and magnified up to 400x, 500x and even up to 2000x."

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coffee

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