A recurring feature in which I present a collection of
miscellaneous crap err, interesting things to look at that I have lovingly and carefully curated for your enjoyment. For some of these entries, I may have spent upwards of a minute cutting and pasting a URL and thinking of a three word comment to accompany it. I hope you appreciate my efforts.
A NASA simulation showing the history of the Moon. (via It’s Okay To Be Smart)
(via Chris V)
I saw a photo of this excellent ancient head on some random Livejournal blog, and a little Googling revealed that it was discovered in 1900 by Elias Stadiatos in the wreck of an ancient cargo ship off Antikythera Island. You should read about the Antikythera mechanism, found in the same wreckage, because it sounds awesome.
(via Geoff C.)
The Rolling Stones rocking a jingle for Rice Krispies in 1964. It’s pretty much like Sympathy For The Devil, but more Satanicer. (via open culture)
Some animated GIFs are just mesmerizing.
A sort of amazing Wendys hot drink R&B training video (via Sarah). If you make it through this smoothness, then I challenge you to proceed to QUESTIONABLE CORPORATE FOOD SERVICE MUSIC VIDEOS – LEVEL TWO, which features a Sassy Black Rapping Grill Cook, raw meat with cartoon lips, and rocking country lip syncing.
This screenshot illustrates why YouTube has become such a fantastic community of law-abiding intellectuals. People intentionally breaking copyright law and admitting it, but obscuring the admission with intentional misspellings, just to let you know without letting the search engines know. You know, so you know that they know that you know without letting the other guys know.
I approve of this DVD layout for Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. I’ve often considered it for album/CD projects I’ve designed. It’s extra-smart since it’s a Sony picture. (via Boingboing) UPDATE: haw haw haw! (via Tom Malsbury)
* Bruce Springsteen’s SXSW keynote is a good solid 50 minute talk on music, songwriting, and Bruce Springsteen.
* A valid question: Why Finish Books?
* 3D-printed adapter bricks allow interconnection between ten different toy sets (via BoingBoing)
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