Bookmarks for June 28th: Timelapse Spiders in Space, Splitscreen: A Love Story, Steve Jobs Actionfigure

Splitscreen: A Love Story on Vimeo

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Time-lapse Spider in space: „Esmeralda the spider isn't wasting away from homesickness in space, in fact she's doubled in size. She's one of two golden silk orb-weaver spiders (Nephila clavipes) that was recently sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on NASA's last shuttle mission to space, as part of a national education project in the US. One of the experiments, designed by Stefanie Countryman and her team at BioServe Space Technologies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, involves comparing spider behaviour in space and on Earth. Students in elementary and middle schools across the country are watching videos like this one of the spiders spinning webs in near-weighlessness and looking for differences from the same set-up in their classrooms.“

Tiny Steve Jobs Still Makes More Money than You Do - Technabob: „1/6 scale Steve Jobs Limited Edition 12-inch Collectible Figurine which will include a 1/6 scale Steve Jobs head sculpt and 12-inch figure body plus 1/6 Scale items such as the iMac, Magic Mouse, keyboard, iPhone 4, iPad 2, Desk, Chair, Steve's outfit (New balance 992 sneakers, black T-shirt and jeans).“

Göbekli Tepe - The Birth of Religion: „We used to think agriculture gave rise to cities and later to writing, art, and religion. Now the world’s oldest temple suggests the urge to worship sparked civilization.“

BBC's The Romantics: The Birth of the Individual in Modern Society | Brain Pickings: „What The French Revolution has to do with the love of nature and the birth of the modern individual.“

Inside Commodore DOS: „Inside Commodore DOS : the complete guide to the 1541 disk operating system.“

YouTube - Solarnauts (Part 1 of 3): „An unsold pilot for a proposed 1967 sci-fi actioner out of the UK. Eye-popping costumes and sets belie an overall cheesy but charming tone. Cast of familiar but un-nameable Brit character actors, only Bond-Girl Martine Beswick stands out. Beware of LOGIK! You have been warned...“

Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard-Archive

HyperCard war eine frühe Version (vor HTML) der Hypertext-Programmierung auf dem Mac. Die Software war damals relativ weit verbreitet, wurde…

10 PRINT CHR$ (205.5 + RND (1)); on a Commodore Pet

10 PRINT CHR$ (205.5 + RND (1)); 20 GOTO 10 ist sowas wie ein Miniatur-Programm in Basic für Generative Graphics,…

OLG Brandenburg: Pastafarianism ist angeblich keine Religion

Vor einem Jahr bloggte ich über die Klage der Kirche des Fliegenden Spaghettimonsters gegen das Land Brandenburg, die den Pasafaris…

Monospaced Programming Fonts with Ligatures

Didn't know these exist, love it: Monospaced Programming Fonts with Ligatures. Three of the most interesting and thoughtful monospaced programming…

Animation-Short: Glucose

Schöne Animation von @jeronBraxton: „A surreal journey through the dream of video game character who has been K.O. during a…

Futura 2000 x UNKLE: Actionfigures for Turntables

UNKLE bringen zur ComicCon und zum 25. Jubiläum ihres Bestehens eine Neuauflage ihrer ultra-seltenen Actionfiguren nach dem Design von Graffiti-Legende…

Oats Studios - Volume 1 - Zygote

Der dritte Kurzfilms aus Neil Blomkamps Oats-Experiment: Zygote erzählt die Story von zwei Marines auf der Flucht in einem Militärkomplex,…

Perspective

Neues von Fernando Livschitz: „One day I woke up and I saw everything in perspective…“ Livschitz auf Nerdcore: Toy-Bots in…

Cleric ATM: Gebetsgeldautomat

Tweet der Polizei Berlin vor zwei Tagen: „Ungläubige Blicke der Streife unseres #A26 nach Anzeige dieser "Entweihung" eines EC-Automaten am…

The Shark in the Park

Tolle neue Animation von Polynoid für das fiktive Korean Strange Plant Research Institute und deren Parco Pistris, eine fleischfressende Erdbeere:…

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