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Beavers to mothership: “Beam us up!”

May 7, 2010

Beaver dam visible from space:

beaver dam

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Bazantar.

May 3, 2010

Mark Deutsch puts about 30 sympathetic strings on a 5-string upright bass and calls it a Bazantar.

Direct yt link

Higher quality video at Vimeo

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Obafka

January 6, 2010



Obafka

Originally uploaded by stevelewalready

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Franz_Kafka

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Everything I needed to know about 9/11 I learned from Star Trek.

December 16, 2009

Riker: “9/11 was an inside job.”

See also (not as funny, kinda long, but y’know)

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Glenn Gould on animals and why they’re better than people.

November 4, 2009

It’s a YouTube vid for which embedding is disabled, so click here.

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“Parting The Veil of Faery”, The Neville Colmore Fatagravures

September 29, 2009

It involvesĀ  a Scottish adventurer, inventor, and photographer named Neville Colmore, who claimed to have constructed a device capable of “…parting the veil of Faery…”. The device, which he called the “Spectobarathrum”, produced beautiful photo graphic plates he called “fatagravures”, through a now lost process.

…or just go straight to the Flickr set.

More links to related stuff on the MeFi post.

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Want

September 28, 2009


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Originally uploaded by unfrostedpoptart