Posts filed under “Weekend”

Just Like Heaven

To counteract our Friday the 13th post, here is a lovely cover of The Cure’s Just Like Heaven from Katie Melua

Some songs totally change when they are recorded acoustically, or more slowly or both. Subtler melodies get revealed, the nuances of the harmonies are brought forward. What was a rock song becomes a lovely ballad. Sublime . . .


Original Cure version live on YouTube

Category: Music, Weekend

Animated Map of Nuclear Explosions

Happy Friday the 13th: via Pink Tentacle

Category: Weekend

TDS: Deficit Reducing Tax Cuts?

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Category: Humor, Taxes and Policy, Weekend

Periodic Table of Visualization

This is pretty cool: > click for interactive graphic

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

Damn thing is bigger than her . . . Her name is Kang Eunju. She belongs to Shin Hung Kindergarten in Hamhung City in North Korea. She is playing a tune from a children’s movie. The title of the movie is “Boy Commander”.

Category: Weekend

Glory Days (Live in Hyde Park) Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

Category: Music, Weekend

The Not So Quiet Sun

NASA click for larger graphic > Explanation: After a long solar minimum, the Sun is no longer so quiet. On August 1, this extreme ultraviolet snapshot of the Sun from the Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a complex burst of activity playing across the Sun’s northern hemisphere. The false-color image shows the hot solar plasma at…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

Breakfast at Ginger’s

Category: Weekend

Versus Underdog Commercial

Versus: Here’s the thing that makes life so interesting. The theory of evolution claims that only the strong shall survive. Maybe so…maybe so…But the theory of competition says just because their the strong doesn’t mean they cant get their ass’s kicked. Thats right. See what every long shot, come from behind underdog will tell you…Read More

Category: Weekend

Top Ten Country & Western Songs

10. I Hate Every Bone In Her Body But Mine 9. I Ain’t Never Gone To Bed With an Ugly Woman But I Woke Up With A Few 8. If The Phone Don’t Ring, You’ll Know It’s Me 7. I’ve Missed You, But My Aim’s Improvin’ 6. Wouldn’t Take Her To A Dogfight ‘Cause I’m…Read More

Category: Weekend