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Monthly Archives: December 2011
A superb stop motion video by Steven Briand, entitled Protéigon. Considering it’s just some paper and hand movements, it’s incredibly fluid. I want a self-forming cube. Onwards!
Interesting article in The Guardian today about how some people suffer from motion sickness when playing video games. I love video games, and therefore feel very sorry for those (apparently many) people who can’t play for that long. It’s interesting … Continue reading
It’s a Periodic Table… made out of cupcakes. Cupcakes! All labelled and grouped correctly! Genius. A fantastic idea, wonderfully prepared and beautifully presented. An excellent birthday treat for Professor Martyn Poliakoff. Onwards!
National Geographic has put up their best wallpapers of 2011, including this frankly brilliant picture by Jonathan Blair of a frog hanging off a baby crocodile’s mouth. All the photos are fantastic, with this one and the “Lightning, Dubai” one … Continue reading
Wonderful time lapse video promoting the movie “TimeScapes“, a portrait of the American South West. The gig looked like fun. Onwards!
Another haunting time lapse video, this one about Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. I’ll confess that I hadn’t heard of this place before, but it does look beautiful. Very evocative and old. An excellent film. Onwards!
“Professor Brian Cox gets more than he asks for when Simon Pegg and Professor Jim Al-Khalili help him demonstrate the idea of standing waves in a lecture at the Royal Institution of Great Britain filmed for the BBC.“ Give it … Continue reading
“What is a mistake? By talking through examples with his improvisational Jazz quartet, Stefon Harris walks us to a profound truth: many actions are perceived as mistakes only because we don’t react to them appropriately.“ I found this TED talk … Continue reading
Interesting talk about what motivates us, animated by the always excellent RSA Animate. Let’s look at the science. Onwards!
Amazing tune. Makes me laugh every time I hear it, especially 1.45 onwards. Umm, onwards!