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Famous in Japan?: The other day I was watching a show about strange and unique world records people had achieved, and there was a segment featuring Takeru Kobayashi, the renowned competitive eater who won the World… - David Adam
Anti-Cthulhu PSA for young netizens - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Anti-Cthulhu PSA for young netizens: I don’t know anything about this PSA advising young people to stay away from chat rooms lest the cute boy on the other end turn out to be Cthulhu, waiting to take their sanity, but I certainly… - David Adam
Red dawn in Australia: This amazing image shows the apocalyptic look of Sydney, Australia this morning due to a massive storm of red dust. (Click image to see Hooper’s full photo.) From ABC News Australia: … - David Adam
1882 deep-sea diving suit - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
1882 deep-sea diving suit: Calling Cory Doctorow! Calling Cory Doctorow! Mister Doctorow, please proceed to a brass courtesy bathysphere. 19th Century Deep-Sea Diving Suit - David Adam
September 23, 2009 - chainsawsuit - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
September 23, 2009 - chainsawsuit: - David Adam
September 22, 2009 - chainsawsuit - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
September 22, 2009 - chainsawsuit: - David Adam
Star Wars considered as an environmental feel-good movie - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Star Wars considered as an environmental feel-good movie: In “What If Star Wars Was Made By Environmentalists?” the movie is reimagined as “Star Non-Violent Resistance” and eco-tourism is used to establish independence from the empire; Vader is… - David Adam
Monkey see, monkey do: computer animations make chimps yawn - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Monkey see, monkey do: computer animations make chimps yawn: What makes yawning so contagious? Empathy, as it turns out, causes us to respond to a friend’s boredom. Children as young as two can display the basic capacity to understand how others… - David Adam
Camouflage Your Scanner as a Book [DIY] - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Camouflage Your Scanner as a Book [DIY]: If your scanner doesn’t really go with your office décor, why not camouflage it to look like something else? Here’s a great example of spending very little to give your workspace a unique look. … - David Adam
The Jet-Propelled Couch: true story of a physicist who thought he was a science fiction hero on another planet - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
The Jet-Propelled Couch: true story of a physicist who thought he was a science fiction hero on another planet: This is the incredible true story of a physicist who believed he could project himself to another solar system and live as a swashbuckling interplanetary adventurer. When he was a teenager and living… - David Adam
Working handcuff keys printed on a 3D printer - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Working handcuff keys printed on a 3D printer: German hacker Ray has shown that he can print working Dutch police handcuff keys from plastic on his 3D printers, and has released the 3D files so you can print your own: He used a 3D printer… - David Adam
RFID Rube Goldberg device - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
RFID Rube Goldberg device: London design firm Berg (formerly Schulz and Webb) is working on a series of provocative videos exploring “designerly applications for RFID.” The first one is this lovely Rube Goldberg… - David Adam
Hyperforeignism: Hyperforeignism is the mispronunciation of words borrowed from foreign languages…but it’s actually a sort of an over-pronunciation, so correct that’s it circle back around to incorrect again. … - David Adam
Charles Bukowski's hatred of Mickey Mouse - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Charles Bukowski's hatred of Mickey Mouse: I got a kick out of this short video clip about writer Charles Bukowski’s loathing of Mickey Mouse, that “three-fingered son-of-a-bitch who has no soul, for Christ’s sake.” The fact that… - David Adam
Charles Bukowski's hatred of Mickey Mouse - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Charles Bukowski's hatred of Mickey Mouse: I got a kick out of this short video clip about writer Charles Bukowski’s loathing of Mickey Mouse, that “three-fingered son-of-a-bitch who has no soul, for Christ’s sake.” The fact that… - David Adam
Federer between the legs shot at US Open - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Federer between the legs shot at US Open: This is the most ridiculously implausible tennis shot you’ll ever see. Federer says “it was the greatest shot I ever hit in my life”. Tags: Roger Federer sports tennis US… - David Adam
Young adult writers! Detroit teacher of blind kids wants your ebooks for her Braille printer! - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Young adult writers! Detroit teacher of blind kids wants your ebooks for her Braille printer!: Back in August, I got a surprise in the mail: a long Braille computer printout and a letter. The letter was from Patti Smith, who teaches visually impaired middle-schoolers in Detroit’s public school… - David Adam
New book on conspiracies and Shermer's skeptical take on the topic - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
New book on conspiracies and Shermer's skeptical take on the topic: In Scientific American, skeptic Michael Shermer presents his take on why people believe in conspiracies, even the most unlikely ones. Shermer raves about a new book on the subject by Arthur Goldwag,… - David Adam
Boing Boing's September 11, 2001 archives. - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Boing Boing's September 11, 2001 archives.: Very early that morning, as the smoke was rising, Boing Boing re-blogged this eyewitness account by Teresa Nielsen Hayden: I just climbed back down from my Brooklyn rooftop. An airplane has… - David Adam
Papercraft Link is Enormous, Lifelike [Papercraft] - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Papercraft Link is Enormous, Lifelike [Papercraft]: Are there plans and printouts for this life-size Link? You bet there are. There are also plans on the Internet for atomic weapons - doesn’t mean I could build one of those either. Holy Hyrule… - David Adam
Bach canon played as a moebius strip - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Bach canon played as a moebius strip: This video of Canon 1 à 2 from J. S. Bach’s Musical Offering (1747) being turned into a Moebius strip, then played in two directions at the same time would have been good to watch and… - David Adam
Boing Boing's September 11, 2001 archives. - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Boing Boing's September 11, 2001 archives.: Very early that morning, as the smoke was rising, Boing Boing re-blogged this eyewitness account by Teresa Nielsen Hayden: I just climbed back down from my Brooklyn rooftop. An airplane has… - David Adam
New book on conspiracies and Shermer's skeptical take on the topic - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
New book on conspiracies and Shermer's skeptical take on the topic: In Scientific American, skeptic Michael Shermer presents his take on why people believe in conspiracies, even the most unlikely ones. Shermer raves about a new book on the subject by Arthur Goldwag,… - David Adam
Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners: The Royal Observatory has announced the winners of its Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. I had no idea that images this sharp and detailed could be taken with non-pro ground… - David Adam
Dogs Doing Yoga: I can’t tell if these are creepy, adorable, stupid, awesome, or all of the above. But because I can’t tell, I am compelled to blog. Above, Lili the pug doing Padmasana, the lotus position. - David Adam
Hubble's Greatest Hits: Astronomers discuss their favorite images - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Hubble's Greatest Hits: Astronomers discuss their favorite images: Earlier this year, NPR ran a neat narrated slideshow of astronomers discussing their favorite images of space taken through the Hubble Telescope. It’s worth a second look, now that the device… - David Adam
Hubble's Greatest Hits: Astronomers discuss their favorite images - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Hubble's Greatest Hits: Astronomers discuss their favorite images: Earlier this year, NPR ran a neat narrated slideshow of astronomers discussing their favorite images of space taken through the Hubble Telescope. It’s worth a second look, now that the device… - David Adam
Woot.com Traffic As An Indicator of National Financial Stability - http://webtravelling.tumblr.com/post...
Woot.com Traffic As An Indicator of National Financial Stability: When in the course of human events people lose their jobs and their ways to pay for bags of random stuff and close-out smoke detectors, it behooves all good men to approach shopping site… - David Adam
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