Author Archives: Wedge7

Comics That Ask “What If?”

“Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions (“what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?”) using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. In this charming talk, a reader’s question about Google’s data warehouse leads Munroe … Continue reading

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Frank Turner – Photosynthesis (ASL)

Frank Turner – Photosynthesis (ASL). I’ve posted this song by Frank Turner before, but this version deserves an extra look, as the lyrics are signed (according to the American Sign Language, ASL). It’s a great way to get deaf and … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies – Teaser Trailer

““The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly … Continue reading

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Old Time Portraits Of Parasites

Over at Smithsonian, they have a creepy collection of old time portraits of parasites, by Marcus DeSieno. He used antiquated photograph development techniques to create the distinct look, which verges between monsters from horror films and beautiful art. The Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Didcot Towers Demolition

Three massive cooling towers at Didcot Power Station in Oxfordshire were brought down in the early hours of Sunday morning. Having lived in Oxfordshire all my life, these towers have been a constant blot on the landscape, and I’m happy … Continue reading

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OK Go – The Writing’s On The Wall

OK Go – The Writing’s on the Wall. Having recently posted about optical illusions, this excellent video by OK Go seems rather fitting to post. It’s all taken in one shot, and chock full of amazing illusions. It demands multiple … Continue reading

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404 – File Not Found

Think of the greatest 404 error page you know. Chances are, you don’t know too many. Well let me show you once of the greatest 404- File not found error pages there is currently out there. It’s from ACM (Association … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed Unity – Experience

“Creative Director Alex Amancio presents you the technological leap which will allow you to live a unique experience in Assassin’s Creed Unity. With a redesigned game engine, refined fighting skills and combat system, but also a breathtaking atmosphere: welcome to … Continue reading

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Epic Rap Battles Of History – Artists vs TMNT

Epic Rap Battles of History – Artists vs TMNT. This is a fantastic epic rap battle of history between the Renaissance artists and their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle namesakes. It’s Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, and Michelangelo vs Leo, Donny, Raph, and Mikey. … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies

What do you think are the 100 best science fiction films? Time Out has a fantastic compilation of their 100 best sci-fi movies, as chosen by leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics, and scientists. There is little doubt that … Continue reading

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