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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Life is less of roller coaster ride when you walk instead

Monday, 25 August, 2014

A roller coaster like art installation, created by German artists Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth, located in Duisburg, allows revellers to partake of its ups and down at their own pace… walking, rather than hurtling along the tracks, strapped into a car.

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In the ultraviolet, you need to see how the Sun sees you

Friday, 22 August, 2014

Let’s just say that the Sun sees you in a light that may not always be flattering. Be sure to take the appropriate precautions if spending any amount of time exposed to solar rays.

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Pyongyang, North Koera, in stop motion

Wednesday, 20 August, 2014

Enter Pyongyang… the capital of North Korea is certainly an impressive looking town, but how much of what we see here is off-the-cuff spontaneous, and how much is staged?

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See you Monday week…

Friday, 1 August, 2014

I’ll be taking a week’s break from posting here, but will back on Monday, 11 August, 2014.

There’s quite a lot of back office work that I need to catch up on, tax stuff and the like, so I’m afraid I won’t exactly be taking it easy.

I’ll leave you with Silverchair’s grinding guitar anthem… the aptly named Anthem For The Year 2000, since I’ll be in, or at least near, Silverchair country next week.

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