Friday, September 11, 2015

Dog’s Best Day   

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From the BarkPost YouTube channel: As members of Texas Task Force 1, Bretagne and her mom/handler Denise Corliss had an intense first deployment. They joined nearly 100 other search and rescue dogs to find and save people trapped in the … Continue reading →

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta 2014   

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Knate Myers: Every year the city of Albuquerque host the largest hot air balloon event in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. A mesmerizing timelapse. I love the final shot. (Via Colossal)

Monday, July 7, 2014

Apple ‘Pride’   

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Apple: On June 29, thousands of Apple employees and their families marched in the San Francisco Pride Parade. They came from around the world — from cities as far as Munich, Paris, and Hong Kong — to celebrate Apple’s unwavering … Continue reading →

Friday, May 9, 2014

Net Neutrality Explained   

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A very accessible and entertaining video from Victoria Hart explaining the concept of net neutrality and why it should be preserved: If you don’t have 11 minutes to watch the video, here’s the Wikipedia definition of net neutrality: Net neutrality … Continue reading →

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Known Universe   

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The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most … Continue reading →

Friday, December 27, 2013

Howling Puppy   

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A 20-day-old Alaskan Malamute/Siberian Husky named Belka learns to howl: Disney, I think you have the star for your next big film.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Giant Ant Colony Excavated   

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Amazing Earth: This abandoned ant colony revealed how genius these tiny creatures are. Ants live underground – we usually see a relatively small exit on the surface. But you won’t believe the structures they build below. A group of researchers, … Continue reading →

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Volvo – The Epic Split   

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Stunning Volvo ad featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme. UPDATE The Wallstreet Journal has some background on the stunt.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Pencil   

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New ad for the iPad Air, titled Pencil: It’s an extremely simple tool, but also extremely powerful… I love this ad. It reminds me of the business envelop Steve Jobs used to unveil the original Macbook Air. UPDATE I knew … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Why work doesn’t happen at work   

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From the description to Jason Fried’s TED Talk on workplace efficiency: Jason Fried has a radical theory of working: that the office isn’t a good place to do it. In his talk, he lays out the main problems (call them … Continue reading →

Saturday, October 5, 2013

How The Economic Machine Works   

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Billionaire investor Ray Dalio: The economy works like a simple machine. But many people don’t understand it — or they don’t agree on how it works — and this has led to a lot of needless economic suffering. I feel … Continue reading →

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Jerry’s Map   

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The Huffington Post: In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated in his mind. Every day he would add to the expanding map, … Continue reading →

Friday, August 16, 2013

From One Second to the Next   

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From AT&T’s YouTube Channel: Xzavier, Chandler, Debbie, and Reggie all know the horrors of texting and driving firsthand. Watch their stories […] A powerful short film about the perils of texting while driving, directed by Werner Herzog. Sponsored by – … Continue reading →

How To Hang Art   

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Nancy Mitchell writing for Apartment Therapy: […] by far the cheapest and easiest way to make a big impact in a room is to hang artwork. But the process can be a little intimidating. Where should your art go? How … Continue reading →

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Divers in near miss with humpback whales   

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Via BBC News: A group of friends snorkelling off the coast of California got closer then they expected to a pair of feeding humpback whales.