Posts filed under “Weekend”

Picturing the Past Decade Graphically

Here are the highlights of the year’s news stories, depicted visually:

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Source:
OP-CHART: Picturing the Past 10 Years
Phillip Niemeyer
NYT, December 27, 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/12/27/opinion/28opchart.html

Category: Current Affairs, Financial Press, Weekend

Starbucks “All You Need Is Love” Project

Grows on you:

Category: Weekend

Silent Monks Singing Hallelujah

Highly amusing: Creative high schools students give a great rendition of Hallelujah! Hat tip Carl

Category: Weekend

NYT Critics Pick Their Favorite Cars of 2009

Assorted top 10 lists from 4 NYT auto reviewers: EZRA DYER 1. BMW 335d 2. Ford Fusion Hybrid 3. Audi S4 4. Chevrolet Camaro 5. Mazda 3 6. Jaguar XFR 7. Audi R8 5.2 V-10 8. Nissan 370Z 9. Ford Flex with the EcoBoost V-6 10. Dodge Ram LAWRENCE ULRICH 1. Volkswagen Golf TDI and…Read More

Category: Weekend

Will Ferrell in Elf

Santa’s Coming The Angry Elf

Category: Film, Weekend

Dancing Elf

This is amusing, via Think Tank contributor Prieur du Plessis: Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Category: Humor, Weekend

The Known Universe

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 complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

Finding Planets in Other Solar Systems

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: Looking for alien Earths? Here they come Space probes pick up exoplanets galore, beginning with the weirder ones Alan Boyle msnbc.com Dec . 11, 2009 http://www.today.msnbc.msn.com/id/34350505/ns/technology_and_science-space/

Category: Science, Weekend

Hubble’s Festive View of a Grand Star-Forming Region

Fantastic photo from Hubble: Hat tip GMSV

Category: Science, Weekend

Nuclear Explosions Since 1945

Cool graphic: http://datavis.tumblr.com/post/274512934/nuclear-explosions-since-1942-via-i-imgur-com http://i.imgur.com/Pik5g.jpg

Category: Weekend