For everyone out there who is calmed by organization and minimalist things, I present to you: Tiny PMS Match
Nature is neat, so let's all go on a Neature Walk!
Enter a starting point
and an ending point, and get a road trip mix tape created for you featuring music from artists from whatever area you may be driving through. How it works. [more inside]
Photographer Stefano Bonazzi's series Smoke
, where nude subjects vanish into the air.
A sub-directorate of the Bureau of Special Christmas Operations (BOSCO), Santa's Little Secret Service
is an Elvish security agency with the primary mission of ensuring the safety of Santa, Mrs. Claus and other high-value Christmas persons. The Service is separated into divisions
focusing on personal protection, diplomatic protection, intelligence, and Christmas certainty operations.
When not protecting Santa, LSS can found assisting in protection of other high-value, Holiday persons, such as the Easter Bunny
with the help of their unique Candy Cane weapons
These are collections of art inspired outfits for women (I
Check out this 60 Mminutes segment
about people with superior autobiographical memory, who can remember virtually every day of their life. [more inside]
Super Mario Bros. walkthrough
. [Seven-minute Vimeo link] [more inside]
Ancient Buddhist Paintings
Were Made Of Oil
, Hundreds Of Years Before Technique Was 'Invented' In Europe. [Via MonkeyFilter.] [more inside]
At the University of Texas, researchers have produced some amazing videos and photos of liquid bouncing on liquid. This was one of nature.com's Images of the Year
for 2007 (picture number 6, in the upper-right corner). The project report, along with pictures and videos, is found on their bouncing jet
page, and it's quite extraordinary both for the counter-intuitive nature of the phenomenon and the extremely low-tech production methods. You can even do it at home with little more than a lazy Susan and some silicone oil. [more inside]
Warning signs from the future.
Things to look out for when you get there.
New milestone in digital photography: The ability to refocus a picture after
it has been taken. Gallery
and technical data.
Road trip to venus!
The Venus Express
on Nov. 9th, 2005 from Baikonur
, the historic spaceport in Kazakhstan
. It is the first Venus probe sent by the ESA
, and you can follow it's progress
on the six month journey to the planet.
begin in 1962 with Mariner 2
, the first space probe to fly by another planet and other flights, including the Russian Venera 7
, which was the first probe to land on another planet. The Soviets took quite an interest in Venus and dominated the exploration of the planet
through the '70s and '80s. A lot of the images recorded by those early craft have been reprocessed with modern technology
In the early '90s the Magellan
spacecraft spent several years mapping the surface of Venus
, providing us many
images and 3D maps
of the planet
As for Venus Express
, it's goal is to spend two years making detailed studys of the planet's clouds and atmosphere