Posts Tagged ‘fun’

A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

April 23, 2013

A great demo of surface tension MT @NewsHour: A very cool experiment…from space
http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2013/04/21/177949605/a-wet-towel-in-space-is-not-like-a-wet-towel-on-earth

Bad news on the cupcake front

April 20, 2013

Forget Gold, the Gourmet-Cupcake Market Is Crashing
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324345804578425291917117814.html
The Wall Street Journal is bearish on cupcakes. Although, it doesn’t mean niche player favorites won’t continue to thrive. Maybe they just won’t fill all the strip malls…

Greg Berns' funny experiment

March 17, 2013

http://www.wimp.com/whencollaboration/

http://www.ccnl.emory.edu/greg/Berns%20Conformity%20final%20printed.pdf

Vast Recorded Legacy of the Grateful Dead, New Yorker. From spontaneity to curation!

December 7, 2012

QT:”
[Archive.org] is home to 8,976 Grateful Dead recordings—over six thousand more than any other band. You can browse the recordings by year, so if you click on, say, 1973 you will see links to two hundred and ninety-four recordings, beginning with four versions of a February 9th concert at Stanford and ending with several versions of December 19th in Tampa.

Dark Star Orchestra, a Grateful Dead tribute band

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/11/26/121126fa_fact_paumgarten

7 Satellite Photos That Look Like Math

November 3, 2012

http://www.buzzfeed.com/tommywilhelm/7-satellite-photos-that-look-like-math

Bipedal Cycling Robot

November 2, 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=mT3vfSQePcs#!

Life Is a Wheel | Bruce Weber Cycles Across America – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com

October 14, 2012

http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/travel/bicycling-across-the-country-bruce-weber-reflects.html http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/07/29/travel/biketour.html

Life Is a Wheel | Bruce Weber Cycles Across America – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com

October 14, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/07/29/travel/biketour.html
http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/10/23/travel/bicycling-across-the-country-bruce-weber-reflects.html

Slow motion

September 30, 2012

Dumt & Farligt – Phantom Flex Highlights – 1080p

BioTechniques – The new molecular gastronomy, or, a gustatory tour of network analysis

August 6, 2012

http://www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2012/July/The-new-molecular-gastronomy-or-a-gustatory-tour-of-network-analysis/biotechniques-332722.html