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Empathy.

2014/01/21

    “One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.” –Nietzsche

    Here is the recording of last Friday night’s (2014-01-17) KNYO Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to download and keep or just play with one click.

    And here are some links to other things to listen to and/or look at and/or think about, that I found mostly thanks to the delightful websites listed to your right:

Another example of technology catching up to science fiction. Animated famous old paintings a la Gordon Eklund’s 1978 story /Vermeer’s Window/.
http://vimeo.com/83910533

Sunrise, sunset.
http://vimeo.com/83436955

300,000,000,000 suns. Exactly ten times as many suns as there are centimeters per second in the speed of light in a vacuum. Hmm.
http://io9.com/the-most-accurate-3d-map-of-our-galaxy-reveals-a-peanut-1300039263

True facts.
http://thoughtcatalog.com/michael-koh/2014/01/31-people-share-the-one-interesting-fact-they-know-from-the-top-of-their-head/

The NSA-O-Matic. Spin again. Spin again. Spin again. Begin again.
http://divergentdave.github.io/nsa-o-matic/

Okay, it’s 1988. Two fans break into dim Star Trek: Next Generation sets to make a documentary. They bumble around, knock things over, discuss what to steal, and eventually are discovered and chased away, all the while shooting VHS video. 32:17.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzcWmRT-nc8

Nobody ever told this attractive young couple never to lift and twist at the same time. Use your knees, not your back.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP8yT2u-GVY

The clockworks of an operating CT scanner.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CWpZKuy-NE#t=0

A very slow match.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_074G_bk5sY#t=0

Icebergs.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2543214/Frozen-sublime-The-spectacular-icebergs-Greenland-sculpted-elements-hundreds-years.html

Old free clipart.
http://www.grandmasgraphics.com/index.php

Evolution.
http://images.halloweencostumes.com/infographics/Tomb-Raider-Infographic.jpg

Bomber noses then–
http://imgur.com/a/jf7mX

–and now.
http://i.imgur.com/v8tlJpk.jpg

Blood bubbles.
http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/01/sodastream-guilt-free-seltzer-or-blood-bubbles.html

Blood diamonds.
http://www.marriedtothesea.com/011914/diamond-ring.gif

Empathy. You know you want it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG46IwVfSu8

The crying shame of pubic hair grooming injuries.
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/116263/pubic-hair-grooming-injuries-have-quintupled

The flysch in Zumaia.
http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/20/The-Flysch-in-Zumaia/

Your tax dollars at work.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_MKUltra

A lovely, short, UK-student-made story about a quiet man and his prison-convict pen pal. I think this might be what America looks like to British people.
http://vimeo.com/46071455#at=0

A light fixture based on The Artifact in Eureka. The shadows it makes are the cool part.
http://piodiaz.wordpress.com/2012/11/15/forms-in-nature/

David Lynch’s 1991 Clean Up New York ad. Apparently waste paper breeds flocks of demon rats.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSWv90msTUc

Further bird-steals-camera video. “The game continues with different players.”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdR-WlciBlo

“Yeah, yeah, I hear what you’re saying. Elmore Leonard definitely had something going. But Carl Hiaasen, also. The same– um… The– uh… What were we talking about?”
http://i.imgur.com/CcQsYRX.jpg

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