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The fire ants.

2014/03/08

“The animal needing something knows how much it needs, the man does not.” –Democritus

    Here is the recording of last night’s (2014-03-07) 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 fine websites listed to your right:

It’s hard to take your eyes off this beautiful 1884 steam-powered motorcycle. It’s so shiny and perfect.
http://www.futilitycloset.com/2014/03/04/the-steam-bicycle/

Meet the sheng.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM9hH3suOpo

Norman Bel Geddes.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbKYgUebNdI

John Sutherland.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dz8HbGjsxM4

NSA. Your tax dollars at work.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTWOL_U-OMg

I used to love it when Hit and Run Theater’s Tracy Burns and Kathy O’Grady and Ellen Callas and Pamela Stonem did this sort of thing in an improv bit. It’s what it /sounds/ like.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybcvlxivscw

Theater tech. This is what it’s like– except that in small-town theater the tech people do exactly the same sort of work, but quietly and without making such a huge deal out of just competently doing their job, and for peanuts.
http://thechive.com/2014/03/05/oscars-behind-the-scenes-in-the-tv-truck-video/

Economics lecture in a novel context.
http://www.dailydot.com/lol/economics-lecture-porn-site/

Slackline in a novel context.
http://vimeo.com/86019637

Effective video of a single second each day of a little girl in the UK if the UK were like Syria.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBQ-IoHfimQ

Dachshund frantic to get inflatable toy shark into box. Frantic and determined. “Get. In… Get. In. The. God. Damn. Box! …Yeah! Who’s your daddy! Yeah!”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7yyYQYzmQ8

A little perspective (or) 99 problems 99.
http://rankings.gawker.com/americas-top-99-problems-1532565254/1536851526

47 things only introverts understand.
http://thoughtcatalog.com/alexandra-venema/2014/03/47-things-only-introverts-understand/

Make a good impression at the meeting. It’s all about where you sit.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvvxCrHXUpQ

Scroll right.
http://joshworth.com/dev/pixelspace/pixelspace_solarsystem.html

Infinitely zooming out of –which is the same as into– a fractal landscape. With delay-stereo-ized whooshy drone music.
http://vimeo.com/87696634

Vi Hart and cookies. That’s like either one squared. Includes the om-nom-rhombus.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_n1126GoxbU

  Here’s the info you might need:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhVx-kH7RAQ
  –in order to feel motivated to sign and send this petition:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1pWPxs-KxkttogKAqjJNnvbF_WP-wKp6cQTi3CnsaAPA/viewform

Conductor.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7W3ICpONVs

Wooden toy.
http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/03/Beautiful-Wood-Automaton-Simulates-a-Drop-of-Rain/

Tilt-shift video of lifts stacking shipping containers.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chmY6_cGkWo

(re: Socked in the kisser with hairpins)
http://www.gizmag.com/impact-hair-clip-violent-crime/31078/

Don’t be a timehole.
http://vimeo.com/70410780

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