This chef sure can chop onions, many, many, onions

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

How quickly can you chop an onion? How about a sack of onions? I can’t imagine there’d be too many people who’d be faster than this chef in India is at the task

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Why take the tube when you can sprint between the stations?

Friday, 26 September, 2014

Is it possible to jump off the tube at Mansion House station, along the Circle and District lines of the London Underground, and rejoin the same train at Cannon Street station, by sprinting, at street level, between the two stations, that are a couple of hundred metres apart? Assuming there are no delays and the like, that is.

Find out for yourself.

We used to talk about this sort of thing, given some of the Underground stations are pretty close to each other, but they were always thought experiment sort of discussions.

Via Digg Video.

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This is what synchronised traffic chaos look like

Monday, 22 September, 2014

You may not want to drive in a city centre, or try to walk across a street, after watching Fernando Livschitz’s Rush Hour

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“Apocalypse Now”… starring Winnie the Pooh

Thursday, 18 September, 2014

A re-mix of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 war epic Apocalypse Now featuring characters from the “Winnie the Pooh” stories. It’s not like Apocalypse Pooh is new either, it was made by Todd Graham in 1987, and was re-mastered a few years ago. The things you learn…

Via Kottke.

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One hundred iconic movie scenes

Tuesday, 16 September, 2014

One hundred of the best, or most memorable, scenes from films of the last one hundred years or so. In case you don’t recognise everything, here is a list of each scene.

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The barn that was raised in just ten hours

Monday, 15 September, 2014

An Amish community in Ohio recently rallied together to construct, or raise, a new barn, and pretty much did so in ten hours. Painted it supernova red to boot.

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The streets of Tokyo after dark in kaleidoscopic vision

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014

A time lapse video filmed while driving through the streets of Tokyo after dark, by Japanese filmmaker Hiroshi Kondo. Quite psychedelic actually, it reminds of a well known scene from a well known sci-fi movie, you know, one that I often refer to

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Since it’s Monday, a recipe for two ingredient ice cream bread

Monday, 8 September, 2014

I’m not sure exactly why I decided to post this, a recipe for ice cream bread, but the reasons are hardly inscrutable… one, the idea of ice cream bread is intriguing, two, it only requires two ingredients, three, it is the Simple Cooking Channel, and four, it’s Monday, this calls for some comfort food.

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A flyby of Triton, the ice moon of Neptune

Friday, 5 September, 2014

Photos taken by deep space probe Voyager 2, in August 1989, have been stitched together to form a flyby like animation of Triton, the largest satellite of Neptune. Triton is unique among the large moons of the solar system’s planets in that it has a retrograde orbit, meaning it circles Neptune in the opposite direction of the planet’s rotation.

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An app that could make expert time-lapse video producers of us all

Tuesday, 2 September, 2014

Now this is exciting… Hyperlapse is a new video editing app from Instagram that could make expert looking time-lapse video producers of us all.

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