Posts filed under “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

Ricky Gervais on 60 Minutes

December 13, 2009 5:20 PM Lesley Stahl profiles the man who created the hit television program “The Office,” which has opened other doors to the stage and screen for the British comedian. Watch CBS News Videos Online

Category: Humor, Television, Weekend

Luxury Lost in Anguilla

Buyers at Temenos Residence Resort in Anguilla paid seven-figure prices for a pristine location and top-line amenities. Even “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown invested here. But construction has stalled, leaving buyers in the lurch. WSJ’s Kris Hudson reports.

Category: Weekend

What Earth Would Look Like With Rings Like Saturn

Roy Prol wonders: What the rings would look like from different cities and latitudes accross the world. It’s interesting to imagine how it would effect culture throughout time. It would have influenced religion, mythology, navigation, etc.. Hat tip kottke

Category: Science, Weekend

Stephen Colbert: Fed’s Dead

People like Bernie Sanders want to pull down the Fed’s pantaloons to look at its fiscal naughty parts. (05:32) The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

Category: Federal Reserve, Weekend

Tiger Woods Voicemail Slow Jam Remix

I try not to take amusement from anyone’s personal family disaster. That said, this remix is classic: Look, ladies, if you marry a professional athlete — especially a superstar — do not expect him to be faithful. Its that simple. Even if you are a Swedish supermodel. You are fooling yourself if you think kids…Read More

Category: Weekend