Links vom 25. 9. 07: Liars, Teenage Zombies, Laser Engines und die Weltraumbakterien

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Music

liars.jpgPitchfork: Interview: Liars

Album art gets short shrift in digital marketplace
In today's digital music environment, album art -- like liner notes, lyrics and other extras considered commonplace in the physical world -- exists as a mere afterthought, if that. Its primary purpose is to serve as icons when shoppers scroll through vast music libraries on the computer or iPod.

A Fistfull of DJ-Sets:
Bailey - Intabeats 09/23
Modulus - Robot Ears Vol. 3 (320kb with cue sheet)

Movies

flash.jpgFlash Gordon - Deadline at noon

Flash Gordon - Akim the Terrible

Teenage Zombies
Teenage Zombies is a 1959 horror/science fiction film, written and directed by Jerry Warren, which was featured in the 2004 documentary, The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made.

10 Brilliant Complete Movies Online

Science Fiction on Television in the 50s

100 Greatest Discoveries - Astronomy

Joblo Interview: David Cronenberg

r2d2.jpgR2-D2 Pfeffermühle

A Letter To Optimus Prima From His Geico Auto Insuranse Agent
Since becoming a GEICO customer in January of this year, you have reported 131 accidents, requesting reimbursement for repairs necessitated by each one. You have claimed not to be responsible in any of them, usually listing the cause of the accident as either "Sneak attack by Decepticons" or "Unavoidable damage caused by protecting freedom for all sentient beings."

20 Things Star Wars Fans Have to Look Forward To
Thirty years have passed since Star Wars began, and now it's time to kick off 30 more with a look towards the future...

Totalrocky
The ultimate Guide to the Rocky-Series

'Heathers' For A New Generation? 'Wristcutters' Poised For Teen-Cult-Flick Status
Film-festival favorite sends Patrick Fugit, Leslie Bibb, Tom Waits, Will Arnett to a dark, quirky afterlife.

Design

kirigami.jpgInsect Kirigami - A Variation of Origami
Here are amazingly lifelike kirigami artwork creations of a Japanese artist named Taketori. Kirigami is a variation of origami where the artist is allowed to make small cuts in the paper. This enables the artist to enhance the visual presentation of the artwork, at the expense of simplicity. In traditional origami, papercutting is strictly prohibited.

Faces in Places
A photographic collection of faces found in everyday places.

Fotothek
Fachgeschäft für vergessene Fotografien

Und so.

gta.jpgYoutube: GTA Anime Mod

Scientist brings laser engines into realm of possibility
Imagine a spacecraft that could travel faster than 100km/sec. Something like that might get us to Mars in about a week. Well, as happens so often, technology seen in Japanese anime is stepping out of the pages into real life.

Sputnik turns 50, NYT science section pays homage
The entire Science section in the New York Times today was devoted to the space age, honoring the 50th anniversary of Sputnik. Russia launched the first man-made satellite, Sputnik 1, on October 4, 1957.

parcour.jpg7 Extreme Urban Sports Videos: From Biking and Blading to Building Jumping
Here are some extreme city sports you aren’t likely to see in a sports stadium, starting with an incredible urban parachute landing under a bridge to a Paris city street-surfer in a full body suit covered in 31 roller wheels.

Youtube: the ultimate cannabis time lapse video

Kevin Kelly's Life countdown clock
Wired co-founder Kevin Kelly created a personal countdown clock that shows him how many days of life he has left to him. He made the clock to remind himself to make the best use of his remaining days, all 8500 of them.

handsoap.jpgHandsoap

Bakterien werden im Weltraum virulenter
Während das Immunsystem von Astronauten bei Weltraumfahrten geschwächt wird, werden Bakterien aggressiver, wie eine Studie mit Salmonellen während einer Nasa-Mission gezeigt hat

Why Bomb Iran?
This is the full, 81 min (embedded small screen vid) speech given today at Columbia University by President Ahmadinejad of Iran. Columbia University President, Lee Bollinger sets the stage with some critical statements about the President of Iran.

The World's Weirdest/Stupidest Conspiracy Theories
Stephen King killed John Lennon.

h3.jpgSave Films Mode in Halo 3
Halo 3 itself will be a Machinimator's playpen - specifically with the new Save Films feature that records all the action within a game of Halo 3.

Vorratsdatenspeicherung: Geplanter Missbrauch
Zwei interne Dokumente des Normierungsgremiums European Telecom Standards Institute [ETSI] zeigen, wie der Missbrauch der neuen Datensammlung systematisch vorbereitet wird - Und zwar von Technikern und Geheimdienst-Vertretern, die hinter verschlossenen Türen tagen.
In dem Papier mit dem blumigen Namen Übergabe-Schnittstelle für Anfrage und Lieferung zurückgehaltener Daten wird fröhliches Datamining in unseren Kommunikationsdaten beschrieben. Das die dargestellten Methoden (noch) illegal sind, scheint dabei sogar den Autoren klar zu sein, trotzdem sollen sie vorsorglich in den technischen Standards festgeschrieben werden.

Robert Kirkman kills The Walking Dead (the Comic)

Ich erinnere mich noch daran, dass Robert Kirkman mal gesagt hatte, er wolle die Walking Dead-Comics schreiben, bis er selbst…

George A Romero R.I.P.

George A Romero ist nach kurzer Lungenkrebserkrankung im Alter von 77 Jahren im Schlaf verstorben. LA Times: „Romero died Sunday…

Flatworms from Space grow 2 Heads

Die NASA experimentiert mit Plattwürmern in Space. Wenn man auf der Erde einen Plattwurm auseinanderschneidet, dann wächst dem abgetrennten Rumpf…

Spherical-cut Meteorite for sale

Grade auf Ebay für grade mal 18k Dollar: SPHEREFACTOR: Incredible Rare SEYMCHAN PALLASITE OLIVINE METEORITE Sphere, ein zur Kugel geschliffener…

Geschmaxxxploitation! (3/10) - Sumpf der lebenden Toten

Artes Geschmaxxxploitation über einen der schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Zombie Lake, ein französischer Horrorschlock mit Nazizombies aus dem Sumpf. (Hier…

Saturns hexagonal Anus comes in new, exciting Summer-Colors for Assholes from Space

Die Cassini-Sonde hat neue Bilder vom sechseckigen Arschloch des Saturn auf die Erde gebeamt und man hat zum ersten mal…

Earth from the Rings of Saturn

There we are, a point in space and time: Earth Between the Rings of Saturn. A new image from NASA's…

The Apocalypse of Knowledge

Fascinating read by Geoff Manaugh at Bldgblog: The Coming Amnesia. “What will the scientists of the future see as they…

Maßstabsgetreue Sonnensysteme und Planeten aus 'nem 3D-Drucker

Die Little Planet Factory 3D-druckt maßstabsgetreue Sonnensysteme, Himmelskörper und Planeten, zum Beispiel die Sonne mit 109 Millimeter Durchmesser und den…

Stephen Hawking Animated

Die BBC hat zwei hübsch animierte Vorträge von Stephen Hawking über Schwarze Löcher: „Andrew Park sketches out the key points…

Blue Jet Lightnings confirmed

2015 schoss ESA-Astronaut Andreas Mogensen auf der ISS Videos von Gewitterwolken und hielt in denen zum ersten mal sogenannte Blue…