Posts filed under “Weekend”

Alpine Aquaculture, Austrian Style

Check out the long film at www.ecofilm.de — It is part of the DVD “Sepp Holzer´s Permaculture” which you can purchase there. A film about the sustainable use of water by Austrian farmer Sepp Holzer. Fishponds on a mountain farm: an unusual sight at these altitudes. On an Austrian mountain, permaculture farmer Sepp Holzer created more than 70 ponds and wetland areas covering about 3 hectares. Filmmakers Malcolm St.Julian Bown and Heidi Snel have published a DVD with 3 films on Sepp Holzer.

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You can watch another short profile about Holzer’s paradise here, and go here to see Eco Film’s entire series on Permaculture.

Hat tip boingboing

Category: Weekend

Winston the Bulldog vs Patrol Car

I’ve met some Bulldogs and Pits — they are incredibly powerful creatures: A Chattanooga Police officer, while running radar at 1410 Workman Road on Sunday night, had his patrol car attacked by a ferocious bulldog. Officer Clayton Holmes said he had stopped to work on a report when he felt his car shaking. He got…Read More

Category: Humor, Weekend

Adobe Photoshop “Content Aware”

This is incredible new technology — In the not too distant future, doctored photos are going to be increasingly difficult to detect . . Adobe: One of the biggest requests we get of Photoshop is to make adding, removing, moving or repairing items faster and more seamless. From retouching to completely reimagining an image, heres…Read More

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

1955 Ferrari 375 Mille Miglia

Another gorgeous car from Classic Driver: Sport Speciale by Pinin Farina

Category: Weekend

Interactive Climate Data Map

Cool map from Vizworld: >

Category: Science, Weekend

iPad Magazine Demos

VIVmag http://vivmag.com/ VIV Mag Interactive Feature Spread – iPad Demo from Alexx Henry on Vimeo. Hat tip Bits http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/a-peek-at-an-interactive-magazine-for-the-apple-ipad/ The Wired Tablet App: A Video Demonstration http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/02/the-wired-ipad-app-a-video-demonstration/ VIVmag http://vivmag.com/

Category: Web/Tech, Weekend

Sonar by Renaud Hallée: What Music Should Look Like

Fascinating musical info-driven animation called Sonar from Renaud Hallée. I found it both mesmerizing and relaxing . . . You can see a tool similar to how this was made — insane stuff — here > Hat tip Fast Company

Category: Weekend

Health Care Expenses vs. Life Expectancy

via Columbia / Sam Cook

Category: Weekend

Charles Johnson: Why I Parted Ways with the Right

Dangerous Minds: It was the blog post heard ‘round the world. When Charles Johnson wrote Why I Parted Ways With The Right in the space of a few minutes and posted it on his popular Little Green Footballs blog, he had no idea the firestorm it would set off. Nasty denunciations, death threats and a…Read More

Category: Politics, Weekend

Benjamin Zander on Music and Passion

Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.

Category: Music, Weekend