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The Herkimer Battle Jitney.

2014/07/05

“The finest non-lethal military vehicle ever made.”

Here is the recording of last night’s (2014-07-04) 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:

ABC Meat.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6fUDddc_gA

Taste the happy!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKeWdOeVZn8

Sonder. Keta. Be sure to watch and fullscreen the videos.
http://neatorama.com/2014/06/26/10-Beautiful-Completely-Made-Up-Words-That-Describe-Obscure-Sorrows

Further underwater dogs.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2205225/Underwater-Dogs-Calendar-2012-Photographer-captures-pets-diving-pools-fetch-ball.html

Firecracker facts and colorful package labels. My favorite fact: very old funny papers make the best casings. Something about the dryness and brittleness and fiber content.
http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/kaboom-10-facts-about-firecrackers-that-will-blow-you-away/

PES’ famous fireworks animation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSOQDQvVLU

The official names.
http://mentalfloss.com/article/31097/names-10-fireworks-effects

Makin’ fulgurites in an antipasto dish.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Rln4MGwlKM

Pneumatic art.
http://boingboing.net/2014/07/04/magnificent-contraption-vacuu.html

34-second Sharktopus vs. Pteracuda trailer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYBi5OMtl5Q

Job interview.
http://vimeo.com/85147502

Tiny flowers on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on an old penny. “You could do it in the kitchen.”
http://hyperallergic.com/72044/sculpting-the-tiniest-flowers-in-the-world-to-build-the-future-of-nanotechnology/

Map of the insidious invasion and takeover of America from within. It doesn’t show the Hawaiian Islands nor Alaska and the Aleutians but it might as well.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJxrTzfG2bo

Stick around for the Compact of Free Association.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASSOQDQvVLU

Space without the space.
http://xkcd.com/1389/

Thunderstorm seen from space.
https://vine.co/v/MFzIvZBq6M7

Tempest in a teapot.
http://vimeo.com/86711365

Nosferatu in 4 minutes, with added sound.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iSolYGvLrE

Wiggle-GIF method stereo-ized classic monster shots.
http://boingboing.net/2014/07/02/spooky-stereoscopic-gifs-mo.html

Mathematical beauty of the universe.
http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/collective/2013/sep/19/nature-numbers-beauty-universe-expressed-through-e/

The stupid, it burns.
http://thechive.com/2014/06/28/facebook-is-like-a-megaphone-for-stupidity-39-photos/

Magical little airplane built to take off and land nearly like a helicopter. (Also you have to be the greatest pilot in the world.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zDo7hkmCNY

VW-juggling robot plan.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CyuWriEGzo

Hitler’s selfies.
http://dangerousminds.net/comments/weird_private_photographs_of_hitler_practicing_dramatic_gestures

“Daddy is exercising his demons.” “I think you mean he is exorcising his demons.” “No.”
http://mylifeinart.com/artists/jon-bentley/

Abraham Lincoln’s goat-headed slippers.
http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/newsroom/display.asp?id=1297

Aww.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMeDuoHBi2g

Panoramic time-lapse videos of night sky.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azJaOQAGTJo

I don’t know how to feel about this. It’s interesting, but, you know, kids!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IloOj0kVJsg

Again, interesting, but I’m on edge the whole time because of the light poles and other things on the ground. He can go anywhere he wants to in the whole sky, and he’d rather show off like an adolescent who thinks nothing can kill him. Um. And stop hitting the house with your god-damn ball.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=_crOZT3DbxQ

84. (I’ve skipped you ahead to the actual song.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cyIxkFLjWI&t=1m50s

Mall.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2670491/Fish-abandoned-New-World-Mall-Bangkok-flooded.html

“Ow.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztP4cDdy83o

How we get electrical transformers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9us_GmElUCM

The last hand putter.
http://vimeo.com/98953952

/Rude/ Goldberg machine.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDcmnNssWDE

A chart of the NSA spy programs /that we know about/.
http://knowmore.washingtonpost.com/2014/07/01/every-nsa-program-we-know-about-in-one-chart/

Smiling through times of suffering and suicidal depression.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRvk5UQY1Js

“It being self-evident…”
http://www.alternet.org/comics/alternet-comics-jen-sorensen-those-buffer-zones

How well do you know this quiz?
http://www.clickhole.com/quiz/how-well-do-you-know-quiz-412

Bitchy Resting Face redux. And the proper term is Bitchy Resting Face, not Resting Bitchface; it’s funny they don’t know that.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twO293UQ_MQ

Another thing people used to do before the internet.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmQTafVgucs

Pet bird makes and applies its own feather extensions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJIUNNssSVg

Middle-aged software engineer shreds on dulcimer.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1nzkYr_JDM

Stay for the two ground-effect craft videos at the bottom.
http://io9.com/these-soviet-concept-vehicles-are-clearly-from-an-alter-1597889367

And hooray for freedom.
http://misscellania.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-day-we-celebrate-liberty.html

 

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