Posts filed under “Weekend”

World’s Tallest Tower


Dubai Opens a Tower to Beat All
NYT, January 4, 2010

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

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