bah humbug

I haven’t done a link roundup in a while, so be assured that all these links are awesome. [via information aesthetics] . Animal of the Month: Immortal Jellyfish ‘Immortal’ jellyfish swarming across the world – Telegraph . In second place is: Giant meat-eating plants prefer to eat tree shrew poo – BBC – Earth News . A Softer World: 395 . [via Don’t Panic > Magazine > Desire > THE BLACK HEART GANG] . Beautiful […]

i’m wearing a hat

Animal of the Month: The French (no insult intended). Anyone who would even consider having this as their national tourism logo is deserving of praise: I don’t normally post anything that I’ve seen on Digg or Reddit, but this turns jaw dropping at around 1:28  [3:45]: moogaloop.swf Industrial design: Orbita Mouse Is One Big Scroll Wheel | Technomix | Fast Company “Over its forty year life the mouse has seen some interesting re-inventions, and the […]

the internet in a destroyed economy

Animal of the Month: Fire Ant! [2:53] A flood hits a fire ant colony in the Amazon jungle. An amazing chance to see footage on how the species has adapted to water to protect their queen. Hints of Comeback for Nation’s First Superhighway – After decades of decline, commercial shipping has returned to the Erie Canal as high fuel prices have made barges an attractive alternative to trucks. PingMag MAKE – Learning From a […]

stupid month of september

animal of the month: Ninja Kitteh! [1:13] This seriously reduced me to giggles for a full minute or two… though the elephant made a strong bid again this month. art & design Vincent van Gogh’s “Bedroom in Arles” Real Life and Digital Recreations Staring Cats Light Sculpture is Fixating 1 Hour Design Challenge: Sick-Ass Car Rendering Winners! Videos of the coolest cars designers could draw in an hour. Unbelievable skills and cars. (I think this […]

links again and again and again…

science/ world Animal of the Month: Drunk Animals in Africa [3:54] (via: DRB) mushrooms! YouTube Search: time lapse mushroom YouTube – ??? ?????? ????? [2:11] YouTube – Psilocybe cubensis “Puerto Rico” time lapse [1:10] Metacafe – Mushroom time lapse Amanita Muscaria [1] YouTube – Blue Oyster Mushroom Time Lapse Video [1:03] Cool Tools – Mycelium Running “Mushrooms as solution. Fungi as ninja warriors.” Rapid Evolution Gives Sperm the Advantage | LiveScience Competition between male fruit […]

links, cause even though

i’m at the end of the internet, you may not be. Animal of the Month: NYC Pimp What a Pimp Reads – New York Times Blog “What sort of person subjects children as young as 12 to beatings and a life of prostitution? An evidence list submitted in the case of Corey Davis, a Queens man who billed himself as “Magnificent,” might provide some insight. Mr. Davis, 36, is facing a minimum of 23 years […]

Links, lanks, lunks

Animal of the Month: Black Grouse Get the Flash Player to see this player. Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson chooses his top 10 bird songs via plump plum – some other of plump’s goodness: Nabokov on Lolita (part 2) [6m], Frank Zappa on Crossfire [21m] Wu Tang Clan Ain’t Nothin to Fuck With[3m]… at Chess [4m]: Apparently RZA is also a chess champion besides being one of the best rappers. Google News: ahh if only […]

linkeridoodah, linkeriday

I found my animal of the month, so it’s time to post some links! Animal of the Month: Tamandua (30s) The Killing Machine: “Partly inspired by Franz Kafka’s ‘In the Penal Colony’ and partly by the American system of capital punishment as well as the current political situation, the piece is an ironic approach to killing and torture machines. A moving megaphone speaker encircles an electric dental chair. The chair is covered in pink fun […]

Links, to appease the Gods of Blogs

I offer this links post as a sacrifice to the… oh I have no idea why I do this. Animal of the Month – Elephant (8:28): lies i’ve told my 3 year old recently, by raul gutierrez, as emphasized by swissmiss: Trees talk to each other at night. All fish are named either Lorna or Jack. Before your eyeballs fall out from watching too much TV, they get very loose. Tiny bears live in drain […]