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And only I am escaped alone to tell thee.

2016/09/03

      “Adulthood is like the vet, and we’re all dogs excited for the car ride until we realized where we’re going.” –Kangarudy

Here’s the recording of last night’s (2016-09-02) KNYO (and, three hours in, also KMEC) Memo of the Air: Good Night Radio show ready to download and enjoy.

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

Gene Wilder paused.
https://vimeo.com/180814400

This lovely drone footage of Vietnam reminds me of Studio Ghibli anime.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpZzQ4Cekwk

An instrument made of sticks and wire, bent brad nails, a trash can lid and a cardboard box, played with fingers and a pencil by a man with tin bells on his ankle.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVHX3k-CsQo

1 tapdancer, 1 hammered dulcimer. (TED, 10 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAKYpxvP-HM

A tango lullaby.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iM8utIalFc8

Thank you, but we’re looking for someone a little more flexible.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIzRwcPCpQo

Impressive robot dance.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez0OWvCMNPI

A travel company surveyed a bunch of different people for bigotry and found a fair amount of it. Then they showed them all the results of their DNA tests.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyaEQEmt5ls

Each dot represents a hell ship.
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_history_of_american_slavery/2015/06/animated_interactive_of_the_history_of_the_atlantic_slave_trade.html

Schlieren effect.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmS6h_fkPgk

The illusion of transparent cloth, carved into marble. A human just like you or me saw this in his head, figured out how to do it, and did it with a hammer and a chisel.
http://imgur.com/gallery/Ck2vZMo

A very old case of a salted battery.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtQGYz4f3YQ

Why not to tailgate.
http://boingboing.net/2016/08/31/a-tailgater-who-probably-didn.html

How we get bicycles.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USHsFv8nNSA

List of things that have frightened stressed police into madness.
https://bbs.boingboing.net/t/list-of-things-that-frighten-police/75690

Lefatshe La Botswana. Turkiye Cumhuriyeti. Suoman Tasavalta. Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft. Mohron Ync.
http://endonymmap.com/

Puppetmasters fight.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUC2EQvdzmY

Puppets fight.
http://boingboing.net/2016/08/29/thunderbolt-fantasy-anime-esq.html

Hammer through mirror at 120,000 frames per second. Unexpected: Matrix shockwave.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UyyKkKvqpI

Would you like to know the 313 secrets of Tarvu?
http://www.tarvu.com/

I love this. It’s like a cross between the Boom King song and Bret’s Angry Dance (in HBO’s Flight of the Conchords). This is the way I think most people feel, inside, stuck in meetings of any kind. I know /I/ do.
http://boingboing.net/2016/08/30/bizarre-perfume-ad-by-spike-jo.html

“Mickey Mouse is great on a t-shirt. But Bugs [Bunny] is who you want to be. Nobody wants to be Mickey Mouse.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IorZ5VLC1u8

See her take ze pleasures from ze snake zat vunce codupted men.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWKeSgv3oDw

Sex scenes. What is up with them?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brrOXAiIBY4

Solid-coolant (rubber) refrigeration, a proof of concept.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfmrvxB154w

Tongue tricks.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/30/woman-can-lick-her-eye-and-elbow-with-extraordinarily-long-tongu

Time-lapse of frozen treats melting into a plate of sand.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPX76USpHRc

Food of the future.
http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/85595/baker-creates-edible-architectural-wonders

Touch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jONiGqWGK4g

Stretch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcBzXlPhcHI

Flying.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g95E4VSfj0

Not flying. (12 sec. between blast and sound means camera is 2.5 miles away, and the shockwave still shoves it.) (This is a disaster. There was a new satellite in that rocket that was meant to bring internet access to all of sub-Saharan Africa.) They call this sort of event a static fire anomaly.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BgJEXQkjNQ&t=1m4s

Martial farts.
http://boingboing.net/2016/09/02/priceless-170-year-old-japanes.html

It shows why to sneeze into your elbow. The examined sneeze is entirely out of the mouth, where I like to sneeze through both my mouth and nose, to do what sneezing’s for in the first place (clear the throat /and/ nose). (Into a handkerchief, though, then wash hands with soap before handling anything public.) Sometimes I mismanage the nose/mouth pressure ratio and it stops up this or that ear; clearly none of this entire system is the result of any kind of intelligent design. In the future, precise machines, improving on nature, will sneeze for us and we won’t have to worry about it anymore.
http://newatlas.com/mit-high-speed-sneeze-cam/45133/

Tim Curry laughing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxcs5Kuooic

Arooooooo.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_rttgtyigc

Heck, no, we’re not stoned. Why, do we look stoned?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oKlERHhPt0

Interesting whooshing and fhooming visualizations. This isn’t computer generated. It was made out of real, physical things, with video, of course, but using film techniques a hundred years old.
https://vimeo.com/179911331

Hundreds of Soviet movies with English subtitles available to watch for free. I remember seeing some of these at the old Mendo Movies.
http://sovietmoviesonline.com/en/all_movies.html

And thousands of antique children’s books, also free.
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs/

“You are my daughter.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjHEHuNyvME

Okay, coffee break’s over. Start now.
https://medium.com/art-marketing/doing-this-c27e89990df5#.827ezkkz9

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