Category Archives: Ramblings

Famous Film Scenes In LEGO

This is a really cool piece of stop motion animation using LEGO minifigs. They’ve recreated a wide range of famous film scenes using just LEGO, and it is awesome. Even if the sticking-out-at-the-side-arms are a little odd. Onwards!

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Walkers, Biters, And Geeks

The Walking Dead has returned, with an explosive opening episode. Instead of spoiling it for anyone who has yet to watch it, instead I’ll link to an interesting article by Oxford Dictionaries Blog, which talks about the different terms used … Continue reading

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Tesla Unveils The D

It sounds weird to say, but I think I’m in love with the Tesla Model S. Elon Musk has just revealed the D that he hinted at a few days ago, and the D in this case is Dual Motor. … Continue reading

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The Physics Of Doing An Ollie On A Skateboard

Doing an ollie on a skateboard is hard. Sure, people who can do it make it look easy, but for those who can’t do it, it seems like magic. But it’s not magic. It’s physics. Over at Wired, they have … Continue reading

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Stop-Motion Parkour

This is an excellent, highly silly, highly amusing video of two guys parkouring around a park, fighting over some water. What makes it special is the bit of magic they use to make it look like they’re jumping, flipping, fighting, … Continue reading

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Affect Versus Effect

Just like less and fewer, many people are confused by the difference between “affect” and “effect”. Luckily, Oxford Dictionaries has a handy visual guide for you to distinguish between the two words. Affect: chiefly used a verb, meaning “to influence … Continue reading

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Flight Videos Deconstructed

This infographic is beautiful and awesome. Created by Tabletop Whale, it shows the wingbeats of five different flying species. It’s more an art project than fully 100% scientifically accurate, but it’s very cool nonetheless. Plus it has hummingbirds, which are … Continue reading

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