September 2014 Archives



"Delicious brain candy"


Short Term Memory Checker


My braincells are long shot away now, so, as with most of these little games, I don't get good scores - hopefully you can do better..


Weather Around The World


An animated map of global wind, weather and ocean conditions..


The Largest Cemetery In The World


"Wadi us-Salaam, which literally means the Valley of Peace, is an Islamic cemetery located in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq. The cemetery covers an area of 1485.5 acres and contains millions of bodies, making it one of the strongest contender for the title of the largest graveyard on earth."


Justin Timberlake Quotes


Words of wisdom from the young singer..




Out-of-place artifacts discovered around the world. There's still so much that is unexplained..

" 1788, 40 or 50 feet below ground in a layer of limestone were found coins, petrified wooden handles of hammers, pieces of other petrified wooden tools, and a quarrymen's board. The limestone was 300 million years old.."

Rusty Nail.JPG

Every NASA Solar System Journey Ever


The lines trace each image to see enlarged version.


Watching Grass Grow 2012 - 2013


mp4 video  - snapshots of someone's garden every day for a year..


Insane Helicopter Pilot Harvesting Xmas Trees


"This video is crazy: Watch ace helicopter pilot Dan Clark demonstrating his incredible skills while harvesting Christmas trees at mad speeds."

YouTube Picks - Beautiful Naked Stop Motion


The Colour Of Pee


Work out what it means for you.


Kaleidoscope Painter


YouTube Picks - How To Drill A Square Hole


"The age-old practice of sitting down to a family meal is undergoing unprecedented change as rising world affluence and trade, along with the spread of global food conglomerates, transform eating habits worldwide. HUNGRY PLANET profiles 30 families from around the world--including Bosnia, Chad, Egypt, Greenland, Japan, the United States, and France--and offers detailed descriptions of weekly food purchases; photographs of the families at home, at market, and in their communities; and a portrait of each family surrounded by a week's worth of groceries."


the good old Germans buy in lots of beers..

Chemical Reactions


"Chemistry isn't just about memorizing chemical formulas or calculating molar masses. Well, sometimes it is, but other times it's about rolling up your sleeves (warning: metaphor, always wear long sleeves in the lab) and putting the theory into practice. Chemistry dictates the way substances behave on a molecular scale, and that can mean very noticeable changes on a larger one. Maybe something catches fire or explodes -- finding out is half the fun."


Sodium acetate crystallization

Morgan Freeman - Finger Painting


"Fingerpainting on an iPad isn't taken too seriously by most the world but iPad artist Kyle Lambert has blown us away with some us his creations, and now he's back with one of the most detailed iPad finger paintings we've ever seen."

Honest Slogans


A Day In The Life Of A Double-Faced Girl


The Elements According to Natural Abundance


The Pleasant Places To Live


Where in the US will you find the most pleasant days in a year?

""Pleasant" here means the mean temperature was between (55° F and 75° F), the minimum temperature was above 45° F, the maximum temperature was below 85° F and there was no significant precipitation or snow depth."



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