Saturday, June 27, 2009

shake a tail feather


This bird LOVES Ray Charles.

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

trees in stitches


Check out this beautifully dressed tree.


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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

iPhone + drawing app = New Yorker cover


The June 1 New Yorker cover was done in an hour with the iPhone $4.99 drawing app "Brushes." See how artist Jorge Colombo did it at:

http://bit.ly/Yq2Sb

Monday, June 22, 2009

Sunday, June 21, 2009

hire a robot to cook for you


". . . there's something disquieting about a robot that can verbally take our order, independently interpret our request, and then cut up sushi rolls and serve them to us." Read the whole story at:

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Friday, June 19, 2009

great film clip about a baby bear and a cougar


From L'Ours (1988) "The Bear," a film by Jean-Jacques Annaud. FYI, it has a happy ending.

http://www.flixxy.com/game-of-survival.htm



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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

spectacular fish splash image


See more images like this one by Daryl Ariawan at the photographer's website:

http://aiyoshi.deviantart.com/gallery/

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

the way she was

If there was ever any question, Susan Boyle has always had talent. In a 25-year-old video that recently surfaced, a fresh-faced Susan–just 22 at the time–takes the stage at a local Scottish club looking trim and youthful and sings Barbra Streisand's "The Way We Were."

http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20276302,00.html

Thursday, June 4, 2009

world's 10 weirdest vending machines

Three are in Japan.

http://www.businesspundit.com/the-worlds-10-weirdest-vending-machines

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

amazing typewriter artist


Paul Smith was born in Philadelphia in 1921 with severe cerebral palsy. A man with extraordinary talent, he used his left hand to steady his right one when typing his art. Since he couldn't press two keys at the same time, he almost always locked the shift key down and made his pictures using the symbols at the top of the number keys--@ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ . See more at this website: