Friday, October 29, 2010

Procastination

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Dubbing animals

Cat vs Printer

Fuck Planet Earth

Walk on the Wild Side (A BBC series devoted to animal dubbing) compilation

Monday, October 25, 2010

Iraq war logs: Frago 242 – a licence to torture

One of the revelations of the huge WikiLeaks document release.

More at The Real News

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Pixars most recent short: Day & Night

This aired before Toy Story 3 in the cinemas. Might be my favorite Pixar short so far. Couldn't find a higher quality version though.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Foxfire

Foxfire is the term for the bioluminescence created in the right conditions by a few species of fungi that decay wood.

More pictures...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Lunation Animation

Click image,
"21 of 23 randomly interviewed Harvard graduates, professors, or alumni got wrong at least one of two astronomical questions (Why are there seasons? and Why are there phases of the moon?)." ~source
See Lunar Libration for an explanation of the wobble.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Experimental helicopter to reach speeds over 500 kph

The Sikorsky X2 compound helicopter. In this video it reaches over 460 kph.

Rare Perspectives in Space

A view of the US Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Russian Space Station Mir during STS-71 as seen by the crew of Mir in Soyuz TM-21. They temporarily undocked the Soyuz spacecraft from the cluster of Mir elements to perform a brief fly-around.


The Apollo 11 lunar module, the Moon, and the Earth. A view of the Apollo 11 lunar module "Eagle" as it returned from the surface of the Moon to dock with the command module "Columbia".

Monday, October 18, 2010

Typical day

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Google Patents

For when you got a great idea, and wondering if you are alone with that idea.
This weekend i thought i was genius, and that i could go on vacation for the rest of my life, until i saw that someone had already invented the monkey bag
Its also fun to f5 the main page for some time

Whale blows huge bubble rings

Also see dolphins playing with bubbles rings.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Stockholm Metro Art

The designers in Stockholm have been quite successful in making the metro stations interesting.

More pictures...

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Water Droplets Bouncing on a Superhydrophobic Carbon Nanotube Array

Superhydrophobicity @ wiki

Monday, October 11, 2010

Map of online communities

Banksy Makes The Opening To “The Simpsons”

More Banksy on our blog.

Maru vs. tiny box

Cybr posted about this cat before, then it was a tiny cup that had to be conquered. Now it's a box that is physically to small for Maru's body...

First drop test of Vigrin Galactic's VSS Enterprise

Sunday, October 10, 2010

One eccentric man builds a castle

For 40 years, Jim Bishop has been building a castle on a mountainside in central Colorado. "Did it all myself, don't want any help," he says mechanically as he unloads a pile of rocks that he's hoisted to the 70-foot level on one of the castle towers. More...

I can dance bitches!

Check it out. I do especially well if you select "spark" and "gunga" from the bottom. Make your own by following the (Swedish) instructions in the top left.

*edit: damn it seems the site was overloaded

*edit2: it works again

Friday, October 08, 2010

Annom's counterpart part 2

I remember a while ago we weren't able to find this pic on the blog. So here it is again:

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

This is why I love social networking

Be sure to check out failbook.com

Monday, October 04, 2010

Your puny Hummer is nothing compared to a Knight XV

Sunday, October 03, 2010

xkcd: Purity