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Anthill Art

Ant problem? Why not pour molten aluminum into it and turn it into art?

via AnthillArt.com

Thanks for the link, Rochelle!

December 11, 2013 Posted by | Oddities, Video | , , , | Comments Off

Onion-Like Headlines in Real Life

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I’m a huge fan of The Onion and their outrageously hilarious fake news. Here’s a tumblr that collects real life headlines that mimick what you might see in The Onion.

via Onion Like via BoingBoing

June 13, 2011 Posted by | Humor, Oddities | , , , | Comments Off

“The Wall” Mariachi Style

“The Wall” Originally by Pink Floyd (performed by Mariachi Cabos)

Nice find, Tim!

May 26, 2011 Posted by | Humor, Music, Oddities, Video | , , | Comments Off

Star Wars Episode IV in Iconoscope!

Image by Wayne Dorrington [www.waynedorrington.co.uk]

I’m a big sucker for smart design. Web Designer Wayne Dorrington succinctly captures the essence of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in icons! It’s so concise.

My favorite is #6.

via Wayne Dorrington via BoingBoing

February 9, 2011 Posted by | Humor, Movies, Oddities | , , , , | Comments Off

Most Ridiculous Action Sequence EVER [Enthiran]

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This is what happens when you give an unlimited budget to a special effects crew. It goes so far past ridiculousness that it rounds the corner on AWESOME and stays in orbit indefinitely.

The only thing that can top this is if it’s also a musical.

Wait, it is.

via BoingBoing

Enthiran (wikipedia) (imdb)

January 27, 2011 Posted by | Humor, Movies, Oddities, Video | , , , , | Comments Off

Real-time Position of 13,000 Satellites in Google Earth

That looks… crowded.

I chuckled about that scene in Wall-E when he breaks orbit. I didn’t realize it wasn’t far from the truth.

You know… this scene:

via BoingBoing

September 15, 2010 Posted by | Humor, Movies, Oddities, Science and Technology, Video | , , , | 1 Comment

Strip Camera Photography

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A co-worker pointed showed me an interesting abstract sports photo using a technique called “strip photography.” Naturally, I did the smart thing and did a search for “strip photos” in Google. Then I quickly closed that tab and did a search for “strip photography” and found a great article on this interesting art.

This diagram sums it up nicely:

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The concept is simple enough, but the results are breathtaking. Thanks for the tip, Tim!

via Sports Shooter

June 29, 2010 Posted by | Oddities, Photography | , | Comments Off

Time For a Workstation (Desk) Upgrade

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If you feel that your computer workstation needs a little “flair”, you might want to give these workstations a shot.

Thanks for the link, Daniel!

June 8, 2010 Posted by | Geeks and Gadgetry, Oddities | , , , , , , | Comments Off

Definitely Not a Casket

Well, that’s certainly one way to go. Maybe when my time comes, I’ll have my body in the middle of playing the piano.

From Cellar – Image of the Day:

Well, suffice it to say that the funeral directors at Marin Funeral Home in San Juan’s Hato Rey neighborhood have a flair for the unorthodox. For example, in 2008, they embalmed another young shooting victim and displayed his body standing up for the duration of a multi-day wake.

Back to the present: Yesterday and today, callers who stopped to pay their final respects to the late Mr. Colón got a bit of a surprise. Instead of the traditional presentation of the body in a casket, Mr. Colón’s corpse, dressed in casual duds and sunglasses, was instead posed in a very lifelike position atop his Repsol-liveried Honda CBR600 F4.

via Cellar – Image of the Day

UPDATE: A video… if you dare.

April 29, 2010 Posted by | Oddities, Video | , , , , | Comments Off

Know Your Supernatural Collective Nouns

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Now I’ll be grammatically correct when I scream that I’m being attacked by a liberty of mummies or a devilry of gremlins.

via io9.com

December 4, 2009 Posted by | Humor, Oddities | , | Comments Off

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