September 2011 Archives

Contagion

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An excellent advertising concept here, to raise awareness of the new movie 'Contagion' - very clever.


Tape

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There's something a little eerie about this video made with various rolls of sticky tape:


Tape Generations from johan rijpma on Vimeo.

Tea

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Who could believe that pouring tea could need so much skill?


Flares

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Solar flares are in the news a lot at the moment - but do you know how big they really are?


Water Balloons

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The world's largest water balloon fight took place earlier this year:


Headlines

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Despite the NSFW domain name, F*ck Yeah Headlines is a safe for work genius site where an artist willfully misinterprets the day's news...

http://f-ckyeahheadlines.com/

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Silence!

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Another movie mash-up, how many can you name?


Boxing

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Would this actually hurt?  Underwater boxing, apparently from 1939.




(via boingboing.net)

Dinosaurs

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These works of art, using long exposure and a simple light source are genius.  Check out the whole flickr stream here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dariustwin


(via neatorama.com)

Fashion

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A great video here showing the change of London fashion from the last 100 years, some of us are still stuck somewhere around the one minute mark...


Lampreys

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A real surfeit of lampreys here, watch their reaction when they're confronted with the stench of lamprey-death...


Roll

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More information than you ever thought necessary on the history of, and how to make, a toilet roll...


Rugs

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I want one.  This rug-maker uses Google Earth to create his patterns...

 

Fastest

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A wonderful piece of General Ignorance here - Richard Hammond tells us where exactly is the best place to look for the fastest living thing on the planet...


Etna

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Nature is extraordinary, did you know that volcanoes can blow smoke rings?


Yo!

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How about a video of the world's greatest yoyo champion?


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