Via @cwodtke and @gryphoness
Psst – Dad! I’m adding links so you can watch them on Youtube directly
An artist creates a video to explain the Japanese Fukushima nuclear crisis to children. (Warning: contains poo.)
The Antikythera Mechanism, in Lego:
Kurt Vonnegut motivational posters. One of these days I’ll get around to reading something of his.
Pencil art – but not the way you think.
A practical plan for when you feel overwhelmed is exactly what it says it is. Turns out I’ve been using most of these for years without having read them in a blog, but the bit about doing 15 minutes of fast things, followed by 35 minutes of something hard, is worth giving a try I suspect.
Grover does Old Spice Guy.
Awesome use of negative space in IBM “Outcomes” campaign
Best Drunk Driving Public Service Annoucement for today’s geek ever:
An interesting look at the evils of shoes and not just heels, but pretty much all of them. I’m a big fan of MBTs, which they diss just a bit, but which increased my balance quickly enough that my martial arts instructor noticed. That’s progress. On the other hand, I’m hearing wonderful things about Vibram Five Fingers, and they’re likely to be my next adventure in shoes.
32 photographs of the solar system by The Big Picture.
I love these. :)
This movie has become a bit of a meme around our house. The phrase “There is a [x]. I need to fix it.” is muttered at least once a day. So that y’all don’t think I’m bonkers when I’m muttering it under my breath, I’m sharing it with y’all.
(It might help to know that asystole is the medical term for flatlining.)
Many many thanks to Jo from Head Nurse for posting it, as it had both Nighthawk and I laughing so hard we couldn’t breathe.