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Animals.

2014/04/19

   “There’s no I in ομάδα.” –John Wolper

Here is the recording of last night’s (2014-04-18) 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 enjoy that I found mostly thanks to the fine websites in the column to your right:

A 1937 argument in favor of sitting in your room playing video games on this beautiful day.
http://tinyurl.com/oz9kmuy

1939 in color.
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/12/07/278472/-America-Before-Pearl-Harbor-Early-Kodachrome-Images

The world now has access to 18,000 British Pathe newsreels. And YOU are there.
https://www.youtube.com/user/britishpathe

Ready?
http://www.slate.com/content/dam/slate/blogs/behold/2014/04/Juno%20Calypso/5.jpg

“These ribs are awesome.”
http://boingboing.net/2014/04/16/tom-the-dancing-bug-no-animal.html

The fantastic Mr. Fox.
http://publicdomainreview.org/collections/mister-fox-1870/

The Santa Claus of Easter.
http://www.futilitycloset.com/2014/04/16/backtalk-2/

–and the nightmare extended to cakes.
http://www.cakewrecks.com/home/2014/4/16/8-creepy-easter-cakes-to-haunt-your-dreams.html

Juanita sent me a link to the original video of Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye (which has reached nearly 500,000,000 views!) (Five hundred million!):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UVNT4wvIGY
–in order to show me this video that Gotye assembled out of a few of the thousands of videos made by people playing cover versions of it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opg4VGvyi3M&list=RDLF84OmAt1Wk
–which includes part of the one I like the most:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOKuAigsrec
–and part of this 5-people-playing-one-guitar version:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9NF2edxy-M
–and part of this parody of that:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwPHy17Iu6E

I saw this math trick and heard Groucho Marx saying, “There’s something corrupt going on around my pants and I just can’t seem to locate it.”
http://www.futilitycloset.com/2014/04/15/corner-market-2/

–Because this Marx Brothers routine showed how the trick works:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOe2bTVLRxk

35 scientific concepts that will help you understand the world.
http://www.dailygood.org/story/478/35-scientific-concepts-that-will-help-you-understand-the-world-aimee-groth/

Wow. Wow!
http://www.futilitycloset.com/2014/04/16/backtalk-2/

First use of a new 360-degree panoramic film technique.
http://vimeo.com/90312869

Moving through New York.
http://vimeo.com/91440169

Size. “A magical, miraculous, horrible, scary thing.” There’s scale information at the end, if you want to skip to it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hC3VTgIPoGU

Nearly the same thing, except made of geese.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSUuFyvGwjk

Amazing beaver action.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr-0ulGgcHc

The kelpies.
http://vimeo.com/90747645

Parametric expression.
http://vimeo.com/70775770

Yet another clever use for 3-D printing.
http://vimeo.com/91711011

I don’t know what’s happening here, but it looks like the far future, where of course they’ll still be using plastic spaghetti strainers to find a lost wedding ring in the sand.
http://cdn.theatlantic.com/static/infocus/smith040914/s10_uyen1326.jpg

Super Planet Crash.
http://www.stefanom.org/spc/

Tire change then and now.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRy_73ivcms

Twenty-four librarians who will never be buried in a Jewish cemetery.
http://mentalfloss.com/article/56189/24-awesome-librarian-tattoos

And all about the vast and wonderful Project Gutenberg.
http://www.makeuseof.com/pages/project-gutenberg-just-free-books

 

 

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