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dinsdag 17 juli 2012 in Music. Permanente link | 3 reacties

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Links van 19 maart 2012 tot 6 april 2012

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Child of Rage The FULL Documentary – YouTube
Shocking, Horrifying, Fascinating The full documentary.

The Best Textbooks on Every Subject – Less Wrong
What if we could compile a list of the best textbooks on every subject? That would be extremely useful. Let's do it.

Omni-Suzanne Ciani – YouTube
Suzanne Ciani working on the music and sounds for the Xenon pinball game from the Omni televsion show. hypnotic in places

Pop! … Pop! | MetaFilter
Boston Dynamics is getting close to mastering quadrupedal motion with Big Dog and Cheetah (previously). And are working on bipedal motion with Petman (previously), but how about a robot that is able to leap (up to the top of) tall buildings in a single bound? Sand Flea!

‘A Test You Need to Fail’: A Teacher’s Open Letter to Her 8th Grade Students | Common Dreams
Here we spent the year reading books and emulating great writers, constructing leads that would make everyone want to read our work, developing a voice that would engage our readers, using our imaginations to make our work unique and important, and, most of all, being honest. And none of that matters. All that matters, it turns out, is that you cite two facts from the reading material in every answer.

Excerpt of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir — TheBloggess.com
Yup. I am SO buying this book.

Joint New Year Editorial for Juche 101 (2012)
That we parted too suddenly and unexpectedly with the great leader Kim Jong Il last year was the greatest loss our nation had suffered in its 5 000-year-long history and the bitterest grief our Party and people had experienced.

Links van 19 januari 2012 tot 22 januari 2012

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The 5 Most Horrible Things Nobody Tells You About Babies | Cracked.com
Hollywood comedies about parenthood depend entirely on making raising a kid look a ridiculous, hectic mess. Then, eventually the leading man finds out that in the end, the rewards make it all worth it. That's mostly because for whatever reason, baby murder is still taboo in modern Hollywood comedies.
When you have a real kid, you realize there's plenty of stuff those movies don't show you. If they did, their zany comedy about a single father finding a baby on his doorstep would quickly become a nightmare inducing horror that would shut down the genitals of any aspiring parent.

Newt Gingrich Profile – Esquire Story on Newt Gingrich – Esquire
She was married to Newt Gingrich for eighteen years, all through his spectacular rise and fall, and here she is in a pair of blue jeans and a paisley shirt, with warm eyes and a big laugh and the kind of chain-smoking habit where the cigarettes burn right down to the filter — but she's quitting, she swears, any day now.

Nikon 1 System Review: 19. Conclusion: Digital Photography Review
Many photographers within Nikon's sizeable user base had been eagerly anticipating the camera giant's move into mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and a lot of them reacted with disappointment when the curtain parted on the 1 System in late 2011. Despite containing some very interesting technology, the 1 J1/V1 are clearly intended to appeal to upgraders from lower-level compact cameras. Nikon firmly believes that there is a market here, largely untapped, and made up of people who don't like to be bothered by the intricacies of 'serious' photography but just want to be like Ashton Kutcher in the commercials and have fun, and take photographs, and have fun. And did we mention having fun?

The end result of this laudable design philosophy is a pair of rather curious cameras which have a lot to offer (we're hugely impressed by their phase-detection AF performance, and how many other cameras can you think of that allow 60 fps RAW+JPEG capture?) but which in our opinion, fail to wholly address the needs of any class of camera buyer.

Famous Photogs Pose With Their Most Iconic Images | Raw File | Wired.com
The Tank Man of Tienanmen Square. Muhammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston in victory. The portrait of the Afghan Girl on the cover of National Geographic. Many of us can automatically recall these photos in our heads, but far fewer can name the photographers who took them. Even fewer know what those photographers look like.

Tim Mantoani hopes to change that by taking portraits of famous photographers holding their most iconic or favorite photos in his new book Behind Photographs: Archiving Photographic Legends. Mantoani has shot over 150 of these portraits in the last five years, most of which are contained in the book.

Fadades | Musique gratuite, dates de tournées, photos, vidéos
J'ai également le projet de mettre au point un ( propulseur gravitationnel ) "sorte d'engin en forme de sphère de ma propre conception capable de se déplacer sans roues ni hélice ni moteur a réaction ou fusée…"j'ai une certaine expérience sur la conception et construction de moteurs fusée a propergol solide".Le procéder tente a contrer la loi de Newton sur la force gravitationnelle . Ce type d'appareil pourrait se déplacer en théorie sur le sol ,dans l'eau ,dans l'air et dans l'espace sans roues ni ailes et sans aucune émanation de gaz . Celui-ci pourrait être totalement silencieux s'il était mis sous vide et ne générerait aucunes pollution…

Links van 3 juni 2011 tot 4 juni 2011

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Well, What’s the Matter? – The COMPLETE definitive Catwoman origin.
For Bruce Wayne, it took seeing his parents murdered in front of him; Jonathan Crane, a lifetime of ridicule and pain; Harley Quinn, all-consuming obsessive love. All the best heroes and villains in every medium, from literature to film to comic books, have traceable motivations for their behavior. It humanizes them and makes them easier for us, the audience, to understand and sympathize with.

For Selina, there was no one defining moment–at least, not in the way that there was for Bruce Wayne. Instead, it took numerous experiences, some positive and some negative, conspiring to strengthen her, both inside and out. A series of misfortunes, teachers, mistakes to learn from and some very lucky twists of fate to put Selina Kyle in the position for the stars to align just right for her to become the Feline Fatale we all know today.

Chromeography: chrome badges, emblems, logos on cars, cameras, appliances
In praise of the chrome logos and lettering affixed to vintage automobiles and electric appliances — those unsung metal emblems and badges that are overlooked, forgotten, damaged, lost to time or the dump.

typographie
Kurt Weidemann spreekt

Telehack: May the command line live forever
meeeeemories…

The human race is incurably idiotic
wahey!

Phallic Symbols at Denver International Airport
I'm also known as the Third Eagle of the Apocalypse

kreayshawn — gucci gucci
Gucci Gucci, Louis Louis, Fendi Fendi, Prada Basic bitches wear that shit so I don't even bother

Kindle typography
The Kindle MOBI format implements only a limited subset of HTML and provides no access to the underlying rendering algorithm, so currently we cannot save native ebooks on the device. However, the Kindle 3 ships with a WebKit-based browser, so we can use JavaScript and CSS to dynamically reflow and style web content on the device. This article outlines an approach to implement hyphenation & justification on the Kindle with support for “advanced” features like hanging punctuation and non-rectangular paragraph shapes. We first discuss the Knuth & Plass line breaking algorithm, then how to render the resulting lines using either the word-spacing property or the flexible box model.

Ninety gaffes in ninety years – Home News, UK – The Independent
From Papua New Guinea to Stoke-on-Trent, Prince Philip has left his mark around the world. As his 90th birthday looms, Hannah Ewan recalls the soundbites that could only have come from one man

danwebb.net – It’s About The Hashbangs
After quite a lot of thought and some attention to some of the issues that surround web apps that use hashbang URLs I’ve come to conclusion that it most definitely is about the hashbangs. This technique, on its own, is destructive to the web. The implementation is inappropriate, even as a temporary measure or as a downgrade experience.

E-sales to imprints: Amazon’s ambitious publishing plan
In a series of public moves, Amazon.com has signaled its determination to enter the book publishing business, a move with broad implications for the online retailer as well as the traditional publishing industry.

Links voor 14 mei 2011

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Time Cube
The ONLY  Official Site for Gene Ray/TimeCube. Gene Ray is sole Authority on Harmonic Time Cube. Collection of raw data on this Site will empower the Greatest Book ever written. That includes Bibles and Academic Scientific Books. Stop evil Ad Hominemism.

Links van 13 maart 2011 tot 14 maart 2011

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Incredible Space Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock | triggerpit.com
On September 22, 2010, with the departure of the Expedition 23 crew, Colonel Douglas H. Wheelock assumed command of the International Space Station and the Expedition 25 crew. He is also known as @Astro_Wheels on twitter, where he has been tweeting space photos to his followers since he arrived at the space station.

The City By The Meh: Thoughts On Falling Out Of Love With The Valley
"Three short years ago, almost to the day, I arrived in San Francisco and instantly fell in love," zegt Paul Carr. En dan zegt hij waarom hij niet meer verliefd is.

Star Wars Uncut / Watch the Movie
We're thrilled to present the Uncut Movie! It's made up of all the highest rated scenes voted on by the fans.Sit back and enjoy all the incredible submissions brought to you by Star Wars fans and filmmakers from all over the world.

Lost city of Atlantis, swamped by tsunami, may be found – Yahoo! News
Zucht. "A U.S.-led research team may have finally located the lost city of Atlantis, the legendary metropolis believed swamped by a tsunami thousands of years ago in mud flats in southern Spain. "

weatherwars.info
"Others [terrorists] are engaging even in an eco-type of terrorism whereby they can alter the climate, set off earthquakes, volcanoes remotely through the use of electromagnetic waves… So there are plenty of ingenious minds out there that are at work finding ways in which they can wreak terror upon other nations…It's real, and that's the reason why we have to intensify our [counterterrorism] efforts." Secretary of Defense William Cohen at an April 1997 counterterrorism conference sponsored by former Senator Sam Nunn.

Revenge of Nadine: The Episode III Review Epilogue is now online! |
It’s here! The exciting conclusion of the Plinkett/Nadine storyline! Be amazed by the awkward fight scenes and astounding “special” effects!

Katamari Hack
This is a "bookmarklet" that turns any page into Katamari Damacy.

Links van 10 maart 2011 tot 11 maart 2011

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THE SPLENDIFEROUS ARRAY OF CULINARY TOOLS
a thorough mapping of over 100 tools used in the preparation of delicious food. Printed with real copper ink, the same substance you might find in a fine piece of cookware

2011 Egyptian Revolution – chartbeat
Mohamed Nanabhay and the team at Al Jazeera have been using chartbeat to react swiftly to the revolution in Egypt. We’ve watched in awe as a news service ignored by many of the major cable companies became, at least for a while, the most important news site in the world. Below is a visualization of concurrent traffic for english.aljazeera.net during the 18 day revolution.

Defcon :: View topic – Minecraft Physics = Awesome!
Net result : Minecraft Physics! This is just a prototype, just a tuesday afternoon hobby project, but wouldn't it be awesome to play an FPS or a wargame with this kind of totally destructible environment?

I don’t know why, but I found this Sasha Grey piece sexier than watching any of her actual porn videos. : nsfw
"She's cute as hell, but watching her in porn is like watching meat fuck." — it's funny cause it's true.

Not Guilty. The Israeli Captain who Emptied his Rifle into a Palestinian Schoolgirl | Philosophers stone
Fuck this. An Israeli army officer who fired the entire magazine of his automatic rifle into a 13-year-old Palestinian girl and then said he would have done the same even if she had been three years old was acquitted on all charges by a military court yesterday.

Terrain generation, Part 1 : The Word of Notch
Wahey! Notch schrijft technisch. Ik kijk uit naar de hele reeks.

i lost all the money.
I Lost All the Money. A site dedicated to showing off the greatest failures to grace the game show stage.

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Zoek

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