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Shenanigans-deprived modern lads languish, lose heart. Difficulty: mnemonic for what?

2015/07/18

“If I’ve learned one lesson from all that’s happened to me, it’s that there is no such thing as the biggest mistake of your existence. There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s pretty resilient, it turns out.” –Sophie Kinsella

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2015-07-17) KNYO Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to download and keep or just play with one click.

And here are links to plenty more not necessarily radio-useful but interesting items that I happened upon while putting the show together, that I found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right.

Upside-down swimming.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2u5bo9

Baby capybaras. Cute cubed.
http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2014/07/five-baby-capybaras-born-at-zoo-berlin.html

Thrilling gymnastics trick.
http://i.imgur.com/tZuXHpo.gifv

States of matter.
http://imgur.com/Cmc2EgU

The not-planets. Once there, click to magnify.
http://planetary.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/images/comparisons/20150714_the-not-planets-widescreen-version-2.png

Julia Kent, another superlative looping cellist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYD9hk9F_-8

The oldest known song. Written circa 1400 B.C.
http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/The-Oldest-Known-Song-Dates-Back-3400-Years/

“Please enjoy and taste many Japanese products.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8-vje-bq9c

Advertising tropes: the appliance-gasm.
http://flashbak.com/i-just-love-my-new-sewing-machine-vintage-adverts-of-happy-homemakers-37675/

Our friend, the atom.
http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2015/07/70-years-since-trinity-when-we-tested-nuclear-bombs/398735/

The Twilight Zone. The Twilight Zone. The Twilight Zone.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF0PV1ZE-Lw

Cop uses the floor to literally smash a girl’s teeth in. Keeps his job. Warning: awful.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWCEutUfKFo

Map of where the words are.
http://boingboing.net/2015/07/17/cussin-maps.html

Flash! This just in from Pluto!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydU-YrG_INk

The whole Wizard of Oz but with all They Might Be Giants music stuck all over it in all the right places.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yya9gsFMYos

The 1939 Bell Labs voder.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hyI_dM5cGo

I don’t know what these athletic chubby people and animals are singing and dancing about, but they’re having a lot of fun.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnspfa8h5p0

Homemade gun drone.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqHrTtvFFIs

Rights.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EZ5bx9AyI4

And a few illustrated applications of the fascinating Magnus Effect.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OSrvzNW9FE

 

 

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