“Bad credit? No credit? First time buyer? First time baby? No legs? 8 legs? You a spider? Are you a spider trying to buy a house?” –Audrey Farnsworth
And here are links to a few not necessarily radio-useful but interesting items that I happened upon while putting the show together, found mostly thanks to the fine websites listed to your right.
Other people make mistakes. Slow down.
Tom Tetzlaff provided the link to this magnificent high-rez time-lapse video of the phases of the moon. Switch the resolution up to where it won’t play right anymore, then back off a notch.
Smells like Adele.
Why are things colored? Continue, continue, etc.
Man makes microscopic stained glass windows by arranging diatoms in geometric patterns with a needle. “This is the part that takes dexterity.”
“Teach the kids what modern life is like.”
The Carrie Fisher and her placid dog interview with Blondie Good-Genes.
The Holy Koran Experiment.
The psychedelic Hebrew alphabet song.
The infinitely geared transmission. The demo actually starts about a minute in.
A Santa’s Santa.
“He talks through a megaphone, and listens with ear trumpets like airplane detectors, while his binoculars complete the illustion of nearness.”
Och, the puir wee thing. You just want to take her inside and wrap her in towels.
A kind of hero.
The power of the Big Charleston lobby.
These newfangled phonographs and radios must be heavily regulated, otherwise it’s not fair to the traditional music box industry and all the workers it employs.
How the Bhutanese scare off demons with giant dick murals.
Data visualization award winners, including the graph every anti-vaccination lunatic should see.
Here’s just that one. Click on it to make it big.
Feed it /Fort Bragg, CA/ and it responds: “There have been 29 shootings within a 100-mile radius of this point in the past year, 12 fatal and 17 non-fatal.”
/Criminy/, Rashid, lighten up. The off-duty corrections officer woman only just called you a brainwashed terrorist full of Satan and threw scalding coffee in your face and cracked you across the ear with her umbrella for being Muslim in /her/ public park. Have some perspective.
From India to the planet Mars, 1900.
It runs the battery down really fast, but it’s so worth it.
“Get. Out. The. Bath. Is. Over.” “No! No! No! No!”
The future world of the past. “You can only float and float and float! Until you explode– with opportunity!” “I’m convincing you!”
She’ll be happier with a Hoover.
Slightly post-WW2 footage of Tokyo.
Chindogu. (Joshua sent this link to the MCN Discussion listserv.)
This reminds me of the movie /Simone/. (The one with Al Pacino playing a washed up movie director given the perfect virtual actress by a dying computer programmer.)
People were asked to, in gif form, sum up their first sexual experience.
“Most glorious flames of 2015.”
“The part I think I’d like best is crushing people who get in my way.”
An impressive little papercraft project. Stay for the blower at the end.
The effect of boundary restriction on slithering. Includes the term /buckling morphology/.
In her defense, it should be noted that her head is a massive slab of bone.
So unfair. Isn’t that always the way? You get a good gig, and some wise guy comes along…