Posts filed under “Weekend”

Boogaludo’s Channel

One of the strangest YouTube channels I have come across is Boogaludo’s Channel.

The simple premise: A video of a needle of a tonearm dropping on a 45 The collection of music is both weird and wonderful.

He’s got 100s of singles uploaded

Here is Tarheel Slim – Wildcat Tamer

Boogaludo’s Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/boogaludo

Vimeo version as well

http://vimeo.com/boogaludo/videos

Category: Music, Weekend

A Guide to the Cosmos

Via the NYT discussion of “Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle,” we get these outstanding photos, an “an exquisite picture guide to the universe by Michael Benson, a photographer, journalist and filmmaker, and obviously a longtime space buff.” The Andromeda Galaxy Cat’s Paw Nebula The colliding Antenna Galaxies Carina Nebula (note the eerily suspended Bok Globules…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

World’s Tallest Tower

> Source: Dubai Opens a Tower to Beat All LANDON THOMAS Jr. NYT, January 4, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/05/business/global/05tower.html

Category: Travel, Weekend

Muzorama: Surrealistic cartoon by Jean-Philippe Masson

Muzorama from Muzorama Team on Vimeo. Muzorama is a short 3D animation film based on the universe of french illustrator Jean-Philippe Masson aka Muzo. Produce in 2008 with a six weeks production time. Directed by Elsa Brehin, Raphaël Calamote, Mauro Carraro, Maxime Cazaux, Emilien Davaud, Laurent Monneron and Axel Tillement. Softwares used are Autodesk 3D…Read More

Category: Weekend

Little Milton – Feel so Bad

Welcome to the weekend Info: Blues singer / guitarist Little Milton first started recording at Sun about the same time as Elvis. He didn’t really make a splash though until the early 60s, which was maybe surprising considering his Bobby Bland style soulful blues was less fashionable then than when he started out. Feel so…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Olympus BioScapes 2009 Winners Gallery

Fascinating micro-photography: Dr. Jan Michels Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Institute of Zoology Kiel, Germany Specimen: Daphnia atkinsoni (Water Flea) Technique: Confocal laser scanning microscopy Dr. Chung-Ju Rachel Wang University of California Berkeley, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology Berkeley, CA, USA Specimen: Synaptonemal complex Technique: 3D-Structured Illumination Charles Krebs Issaquah, WA, USA Specimen: Haematococcus pluvialis (Unicellular…Read More

Category: Weekend

Picturing the Past Decade Graphically

Here are the highlights of the year’s news stories, depicted visually: Click for large graphic 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