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Spud and Cochise.

2014/05/03

    “Come on out, Snakeweed. Come on out and get it.”

Here is the recording of last night’s (2014-05-02) 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:

800-year-old Icelandic chant in a reverberant train station.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4dT8FJ2GE0

The festival of Saint Calcium Carbide.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zW638UVnIQY

What does a clock do when it’s hungry?
http://tinyurl.com/lg6n62o

Happy birthday, Hubble.
http://space.io9.com/happy-birthday-hubble-1567150871/all

Flaws.
http://the-toast.net/2014/04/29/protagonist-flaws/

Infomercial fail compilation. Apparently no matter what you want or attempt, unless you buy [Product Name] you can end up with a big mess. Or painful breasts from sleeping on your side.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eMCURWpNAg

On the other hand, here’s a beautiful advertisement, where you instantly start crying. I wish I could find the Campbell’s Soup ad from the early 1970s that I compare all these things to.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=trueview-instream&v=B51Bs4u10ZA

Psychological priming.
https://twitter.com/pickover/status/450065185731264512

The Disney Arcana.
http://dmorte.deviantart.com/art/Dmorte-Disney-Tarot-451435143

“You’re not the victim. You’re the one who’s doing it.”
http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/01/Jim-Hensons-Advice-in-Cartoon-Form/

Oeufs sur difficile.
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/04/intricately-carved-goose-shells-by-piotr-bockenheim/

How fly muscles work.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/03/140325-insect-flight-aeronautical-engineering-blowflies-synchrotron/

124-year-old clockwork bird chirping machine.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPKFT_t2rL0

Bird and a puppy playing together.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoaEBb4IN4Q

Video from a video game scene generation algorithm competition. The winner. All this comes from 64 kilobytes of program.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwFVlNytq0Q

World War One in photographs.
http://www.theatlantic.com/static/infocus/wwi/introduction/

World War One-era curlers and massagers and blow dryers.
http://unusual.info/2014/04/26/beauty-care-100-years-ago/

Full-screen this extremely cool time-lapse drive across Nevada on I-50.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO3g8P7gnqs

Paris, parts 1, 2 and 3.
http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/56419/these-videos-paris-motion-are-mesmerizing

Dammit, Warren, pull yourself together.
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hGLeB-2smWA/U1TtrMHLRfI/AAAAAAAAvCc/VX6cvck-5UU/s1600/warren_forbidden.png

Mutually assured destruction apparently still relies on 8-inch floppy disks and computers with blinking lights for a monitor. Also gung-ho attractive young twenty-somethings with a happy attitude about it all. And car keys. Like, I’m so sure. (Or) Our Potemkin missile silos.
http://gizmodo.com/inside-the-us-nuclear-silos-where-floppy-disk-are-still-1568609439

Victorian taxidermy.
http://beautifuldecay.com/2014/04/25/walter-potters-curious-victorian-taxidermy/

Curious Alice.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1fc-h018Uo

How many things are there?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6eOcd06kdk

Please Use This Song.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuQt9N4Dsok

A public service message.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ME8owgVBWU

“If you pay with large notes, the taxi driver hand you back a change of fakes.”
http://whenonearth.net/7-travel-scams-need-know/

 

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