Bookmarks for July 18th: iPhone Fireflies, Dune without Dialoge, Free Running in Gaza
Fireflies HD | crowdflow blog: The following videos show the movement of 880 iPhones in Europe in April 2011.
The story of 15 Second Copy for the C-64 « pagetable.com
The story of FCopy for the C-64 « pagetable.com
The Complete History Of Video Games On "The Simpsons" | Complex
AnonPlus – The Anonymous Social Networking Site.
Dune with no dialog – Boing Boing
A complete guide to the planets’ birthdays
This Is War: Watch the Libyan Revolution Explode through the Lens of a Helmet Cam — Part 4
Archive Gallery: Early Visions of Human Spaceflight | Popular Science
Ken Reid – World Wide Weirdies (1970’s): Ken Reid's "World Wide Weirdies" series was originally published in the comic Whoopee!
Visual.ly | Infographics & Visualizations: Infographics and data visualizations are shifting the way people find and experience stories, creating a new way of seeing the world of data. They help communicate complex ideas in a clear, compact and beautiful way, taking deep data and presenting it in visual shorthand. We’ve collected the best examples on the web and gathered them for you to reference, share, and enjoy.
The Final Image: This film blog is a collection of screenshots of the final thought, le mise-en-scene finale, or the final shot of films I've seen.
Little Annie Fanny – Episodes 18-21 ~ Playboy January-July/1965: Artwork by Harvey Kurtzman, Will Elder, Jack Davis, Russ Heath and Frank Frazetta
A Geek’s Journal-1976: What if there had been blogs in 1976? I would most definitely have had one and this might well have been it. This blog is based on my actual journal kept in 1976.
HARREY PODDER: Say the Magic Word – YouTube: What would happen in the Harry Potter world if their spells didn't quite go the way they meant them to? Take a look and see.
Study Shows Parrot Parents Name Their Children | Geekosystem: Each parrot has its own signature call that others use to address it, which is the parrot equivalent of having a name. But where do these “names” come from? New research has shown that just like with human babies, parrot parents name their offspring, even before the babies can communicate themselves.
Sex-Ed DVD Selling Fast in Iran – The Daily Beast: Iran’s first-ever sex-education DVD is wildly popular. Babak Dehghanpisheh writes that the film’s success reveals a thirst for information inside the Islamic republic.
Free Running Gaza – Artscape – Al Jazeera English: Two young Palestinians embrace an art form and athletic discipline that offers an escape from life under occupation.
See something or say something – a set on Flickr: Where people post geotagged photos to Flickr from and geotagged tweets to Twitter from.
Study: why bother to remember when you can just use Google?: In the age of Google and Wikipedia, an almost unlimited amount of information is available at our fingertips, and with the rise of smartphones, many of us have nonstop access. The potential to find almost any piece of information in seconds is beneficial, but is this ability actually negatively impacting our memory? The authors of a paper that is being released by Science Express describe four experiments testing this. Based on their results, people are recalling information less, and instead can remember where to find the information they have forgotten.