6 Crazy Building Projection Projects
The projected image changed the face of human entertainment, with moving pictures fooling our brains and transporting us to other worlds. As technologies have evolved, so have the artistic ambitious around them, and while we generally think of technology as trending towards reductions in size, these mapping examples show us how to live large. Source:...
The Future Is Now For Virtual House Calls
The time has come for Americans to have their checkups via web chat. Thats the thinking, anyway, of nations king of networking technology and one of the giants of the U.S. health care industry. Source: http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/07/video-chatting-killer-medical-app-of-the-future/
Internet filter blocks education sites, but not...
AN education department internet filter gave students access to pornographic material - but blocked educational sites. Source: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,25851450-5018992,00.html?from=public_rss
Interactive 360° Panoramic of Stonehenge
Take a spin from within the famous stone circle. This stunning panoramic was created on a beautiful crisp morning, just days before the Timewatch dig Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/stonehenge/flash/panorama.swf
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The Evolution of the New York Skyline (PICS)
Probably nothing tells the story of a city as vividly as its skyline. Seen over the course of the decades, it is often … Source: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/evolution-new-york-skyline/13896
If Lewis Black Can't Get Proper Health Insurance,...
"To make health a profit-making institution is psychotic," rants Lewis Black while discussing his belief in God (or not). He’s speaking about his faith with Bob Schieffer at the Aspen Ideas Festival and gets sidetracked when he lists health care that actually pays the doctor’s bill. Source:...
Vintage Playboy Bunnies from the Mad Men Era
These images may just look like cute cheesecake today, but this vivacious photo essay shows a youthful Hugh Hefner and his team of lady bunnies scandalizing America and Europe: Thusly putting the "swinging sixties" into motion. The Playboy bunnies are shown here doing everyday "normal things" like playing soccer and recording their own music album. Source:...
Evolution Producing More Beautiful Women, Weeding...
According to scientific research, women are gradually becoming more attractive in an evolutionary "beauty race." Beautiful women have more children, while ugly people have trouble mating. Big surprise. Source: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25845304-36398,00.html
End near for Atlanta housing projects
The nation’s bulldozer attack on crime and poverty will soon make Atlanta - home of the first public housing development - the first major city to eliminate all of its large housing projects. Source: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32176690/ns/us_news-life/
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Irony at it’s finest. Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/24917549@N04/3762843475/sizes/l/
23 Breathtaking Moments And Ideas Captured By...
This list is not long in numbers but I promise you that when you start browsing them in details it will surely refresh you. These are the wonder creations of photographers who use their creativity with a different angle and approach to get the result that makes a difference. Source: http://www.smashingapps.com/2009/07/27/23-breathtaking-moments-and-ideas-captured-by-photographers.html
Pie Like You've Never Seen It (Pics)
Take two things that are great and mash ‘em together and what do you get? Source: http://topcultured.com/food/pie-like-youve-never-seen-it/
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Blue Cross Staff Promoted for Dumping Sick...
Blue Cross of California encouraged employees through performance evaluations to cancel the health insurance policies of those diagnosed with leukemia, breast cancer and 1,400 other serious illnesses. Source: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/jun/17/business/fi-rescind17
Is Michael Jackson Spoof Show Too Tacky, Even For...
It was inevitable, wasn’t it? Given contemporary theatre’s burgeoning love affair with the "rapid response play", and despite Michael Jackson dying long after the Fringe entry deadline, you couldn’t help feeling someone was bound to do a Michael Jackson show in Edinburgh this year. Source:...
List of Bathroom Carpenter tradesmen
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Curvey Girls Fused Straight w. Less Invasive...
Brenda McInnis of Midland, Mich., was diagnosed at a middle-school screening with scoliosis. She became one of fewer than 100 patients at four pioneering centers nationwide to have minimally invasive surgery to correct the curvature of her spine. Source: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/jun/01/health/he-scoliosis1
Jhator: Tibetan Sky Burial
Sky Burial follows the ritual of "jha-tor" the giving of alms to birds in a northern Tibetan monastery - where the bodies of the dead are offered to the vultures as a final act of kindness to living beings. Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylzMXJwCCpM
Cops Scamming Tourists at Bangkok Airport
At Bangkok’s main airport, cops are accusing international visitors of shoplifting from the airport stores and then extorting money from them to drop the charges. Sometimes a "friendly translator" will help the desperate travelers, and then charge exorbitant fees for his services. Source: http://www.gadling.com/2009/07/21/cops-scamming-tourists-at-bangkok-airport/
Scoring chicks at the bar: Skill or Simple Math?
Unfortunately the percentage of men who actually get laid vs the percentage of men who want to get laid is extremely low. Source: http://regretfulmorning.com/2009/07/scoring-chicks-at-the-bar-skill-or-simple-math/
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100 Things Your Kids May Never Know About
There are some things in this world that will never be forgotten, this week’s 40th anniversary of the Moon landing for one, but here are some things that are on their way out Source: http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2009/07/100-things-your-kids-may-never-know-about/
10 of the Most Unbelievable Medical Miracles
From surviving being impaled with an iron rod, being sliced in half, to having a baby at the age of 70, medical miracle stories are fascinating. Some stories are shocking, some a gruesome and some are just plain miraculous. Here are just a few of some of the most amazing medical miracles recorded. Source: http://www.familyhealthguide.co.uk/10-unbelievable-medical-miracles.html
The invisible man: Liu Bolin's camouflage artwork
The real-life Invisible Man, an artist with the ability to disappear. Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturepicturegalleries/5886805/The-invisible-man-Liu-Bolins-camouflage-artwork.html
Spectacular: HD Aquarium Video viewed 740K+ times...
It’s a single, steady picture of a huge fish tank at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan, shot with a Canon 5D Mark II. People love these fish. Since Rawlinson posted the video on YouTube and Vimeo last week, it has been played more than 730,000 times. "Shot by: http://jonrawlinson.com" Source:...
List of Tools Tool Hire tradesmen
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MIT Engineer Creates Cancer-Detecting Implant
(PhysOrg.com) — Surgical removal of a tissue sample is now the standard for diagnosing cancer. Such procedures, known as biopsies, are accurate but offer only a snapshot of the tumor at a single moment in time. Source: http://www.physorg.com/news167335574.html
Sometimes Its The Only Way..
Sometimes its the only way to question the official response Source: http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/3703/zopbu.jpg
Stressed parents up asthma risk
Stressed parents may increase the risk that a child will develop asthma, research findings suggest. Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8158680.stm
21st Century High Speed Rail Station For Orange...
Southern California will soon be getting a much needed infrastructure update in the form of Orange Countys recently unveiled Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center Source: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/07/21/21st-century-rail-station-for-orange-county/
19 Amazing Acts of Death Defiance
Here are 19 of the most daring and extreme human feats ever completed. Source: http://www.manolith.com/2009/07/20/19-amazing-acts-of-death-defiance/
Pancreatic Cancer Patients Could Live Longer With...
No cancer is good, but pancreatic cancer is one of the worst kinds you can get. The 5-year survival rate is about 5%. So it’s major news that this new drug, given in combination with the standard pancreatic cancer drug, almost doubled the life expectancy of those who received it. Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/07/090720134512.htm
McDonald's Worker Exposed 10,000 People To...
An estimated 10,000 people who ate at a McDonald’s in Milan (MY’-luhn) are being urged to get preventive treatment. At least 20 cases of hepatitis A have been confirmed. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/07/20/mcdonalds-hepatitis-scare_n_241335.html
Closet Case: How Intolerance Fuels Africa's AIDS...
Social and even legal suppression of gay sex forces it underground, increasing the HIV risk to those who engage in it - and to their heterosexual partners Source: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1911757,00.html?iid=digg_share
More Asian teens 'using steroids'
A growing number of young Asians are using steroids to try and build up muscle and achieve the perfect body, according to drugs workers. John Bolloten, a needle exchange co-ordinator in Bradford, said the number of Asians using his centre has jumped from about 5% to between 25% and 30%. Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8158081.stm
Tool Specialist tradesmen
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The world's worst airports to sleep in
FROM flea infestations to homeless people and putrid toilets, travellers have revealed the top 10 worst airports to sleep in. While Pariss Charles de Gualle was voted the worst airport to sleep in, airports in Europe, the US and India were also mentioned. Source: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,25795105-5014090,00.html?from=public_rss
The Exploding Internet (Pic)
The Exploding Internet (Pic) Source: http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/2988/27062201.jpg
Greatest Shirt Ever? Three Keyboard Cat Moon
Thought the three-wolf moon tee from Amazon was just ok? You’ve really been waiting for the three keyboard cats playing at the moon. Source: http://media.threadless.com/subs/big/222011.jpg
Sustenance: Where Will Hunger Strike (MAP)
There are more than 30 countries where food emergencies persist. This is a look at why those countries are in trouble. Source: http://awesome.good.is/ecosystem/#/sustenance/infographic
Top 10 Alcohol-Drinking Cities--and 10 Most Sober...
The list below ranks the 10 U.S. metropolitan areas”defined as counties or groups of counties with a population of 10,000 or more”with the highest rates of heavy drinking. A second list identifies the 10 metro areas with the lowest rates. Source: http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/2008/12/17/americas-top-10-alcohol-drinking-cities—and-10-most-sober-cities-too.html
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The 10 Strangest Fast Food Chain Items [PICS]
While one would assume that these big companies don’t make a single move that isn’t pre-approved by a focus group, the truly bizarre offerings at some of the world’s most recognizable chains might suggest otherwise. From chicken that bends in a way you never thought possible to desserts you want to drown in, these are some strange concoctions. Source:...
Helping the Elderly Keep Their Driving Skills
Next year there will be 39 million Americans aged 65 years or older. And that number will jump to 69 million by 2030, which means more older drivers. What is responsible for this increase in older drivers? Source: http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/helping-the-elderly-keep-their-driving-skills/?scp=1&sq=positscience&st=cse
America's Fattest States
Americans are fat and getting fatter. Calling for a national strategy to combat obesity, the Trust for Americas Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report recently detailing Americas growing obesity epidemic. Source: http://www.divinecaroline.com/22354/78713-america-s-fattest-states
Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others - Pogues...
Amazon removed purchased e-books from Kindles when a publisher had second thoughts about online distribution. Source: http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/some-e-books-are-more-equal-than-others/
Fresh Blood: Honda's hybrids are spreading like...
It looks as if Honda will be pushing deeper into small-hybrid territory with two new models, the CR-Z and the Fit Hybrid, bringing the number of small, cutesy, Honda hybrids to four. Source: http://www.examiner.com/x-5846-Auto-Industry-Examiner~y2009m7d14-Fresh-Blood-Hondas-hybrids-are-spreading-like-CRaZy
Swiss Company Promises Chocolate Revolution
Chocolate is just as much a part of Switzerland as the Alps. Now, global market leader Barry Callebaut has developed the product that competitors have been hopelessly puzzling over for 60 years — chocolate that doesn’t melt and is low in calories. Source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=8098063&page=1